Planning and Goals

2016 Gardening/Permaculture Goals

This is the most exciting project list I have ever got to make. I love gardening and can’t wait to actually get to do some. I’m also thrilled that I get to start my orchard (again since my first attempt failed). This is the list that convinced me to turn …

Cooking
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Happy Thanksgiving

I’m working on Thanksgiving, so we aren’t really doing anything.  However, my job sent me home with a turkey so we decided to see if we could cook it on the woodstove. We cook on it a lot, so it is not very clean and pretty.  But it did cook …

Planning and Goals

2016 Goals

This next year will be my year. This year we had to get established and the man pretty much was “in charge” of what needed to get done and when. I didn’t get to do much landscaping and planting or even cooking for that matter (we ate a lot of …

Planning and Goals

This Past Year…

I have shared along the way all of the goals I had listed to accomplish this year. I have shared at least one that I did not accomplish. I just wanted to show them all in one place and tell you about what we have learned this past year. Put …

Stop and Look
Building
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Tiny House Platform

Here is the platform build for the tiny house. My job during the build is to watch the kids, so forgive my lack of details. They started out by laying the beams on the cement blocks. Lots of measuring to be sure everything was square.       The beams …

Stop and Look

Stop and Look: Sunset

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Off Grid Utilities

Shower Improvements

May not seem like much, but we have improved our shower. We now have the bag hanging on a pulley system so that we don’t have to climb the ladder every time we want to shower! This is a big deal. We put an old dog tie down in the …

Off Grid Utilities

Shower Improvements

May not seem like much, but we have improved our shower. We now have the bag hanging on a pulley system so that we don’t have to climb the ladder every time we want to shower! This is a big deal. We put an old dog tie down in the …

Building

Post and Beam Foundation

We decided to go with a tiny house and use a post and beam foundation. Again, our whole lot is ledge so we really can’t dig a foundation of any kind. We really don’t need to. The ledge provides a solid base to build the house on. Frost heaves are …