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Being Ready for Winter

Every autumn the age-old question “Are you ready for winter?” starts to pepper local conversations. Being ready for winter in our remote mountain area means different things for different people. Some things need doing every year; others don’t, so our list changes from year-to-year. For 2018 it includes the following: Cut, chop, and stack firewood- [...]

By |2018-12-09T16:55:40-07:00December 9th, 2018|Homesteading, Off Grid Life, Ranch Life|0 Comments

Frontier Frittata

This frittata is one of my go-to dishes for its simplicity, versatility, and utter deliciousness. Whether for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, a couple ingredients or chock full, it’s another great use of eggs when we’re swimmin’ in them.   The variations are limited only by your imagination: bacon with cheddar, ham and Swiss, pork [...]

What Off-Grid Means to Us

Off-grid… off-the-grid are terms heard and read frequently these days. What is a grid? What does living off-grid mean? And why do it in the first place?   Being off-grid is by no means a new concept, although it is fairly new in the consciousness of most in these days of mass media. Think about [...]

Guest Cabin/Bunkhouse

I have been remiss in posting the rest of the Guest Cabin/Bunkhouse pics. And boy have I gotten an earful about it! Although the inside is not completely finished yet, it’s still perfectly useable and comfortable.  front back front door and bead board paneling on lower walls large [...]

By |2014-03-19T14:45:03-07:00March 17th, 2014|Ranch Life, Solar Living|0 Comments