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I’d Die Without Air Conditioning!

As I write this paragraph I’m enjoying 77° F (25° C) inside our cozy tiny house while Hurricane Isaac brushes past us, blowing and raining. We even uprooted ourselves a few hours ago because a tornado was spotted south of us, and we slugged through the mud holes out to the end of our dirt [...]

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Solar Mint Tea

During these very hot days it is refreshing to make iced mint tea. I know that is not a common drink to many, but both Silver Oak and I grew up drinking iced tea made from mint grown in the garden. If you think that’s weird you should try it! There’s nothing better on a [...]

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DIY Bodywork

Several weeks ago a most unusual thing happened here on our little off-grid homestead…one of the trees beside our long winding lane jumped out and smashed up the front of our Suburban. Well, of course, you know that is not exactly what happened. Actually, the driver was reaching down momentarily to divert a biting rabbit (which [...]

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Homestead Scenes ~ 11

Rose Petal’s daughter Evenstar bringing you Week Eleven of Homestead Scenes: ~Water Fun in the Sun~ Our homestead “pool.”     A morning expedition to the beach.     Yours Truly         Hope you enjoyed the photos!   Linked w/Morris Tribe, White Wolf Summit Farmgirl, Growing Home, Frugally Sustainable, Natural Living Link-up, Homemaking Link-up, Live [...]

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