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Off Grid Winter Bathing

Without running water, baths are a little more of a project.  Not really all that bad though, now that we have got the hang of it.  You just have to start collecting the day before. Yes.  We are melting snow to take baths and showers.  As long as we get …

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Just Chat and Pictures

Passive Cooling, a Root Cellar Ice House

One of the issues we have here on the homestead is keeping food cold.  We have a cooler that goes through tons of ice all summer.   Then during the winter the food freezes.  We plan to put in a root cellar this year for sure, but what if we could …

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Decorative Stuff

What Happens When You Run Out of Money?

After working so hard all summer and into the fall, we hit winter and started loosing motivation and we ran out of money.  It has worked out just fine though.  We have kept busy with daily chores and a lot of relaxing.  No complaints at all.  I’m getting to the …

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What Maine Winter?

Winter here has been unseasonably warm.  You would think that this would be a good thing, and it has been for the most part.  We haven’t needed much wood for heat because it has been warm.  We barely have any snow on the ground, it’s going to melt faster and …

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Off Grid Supply Hauling

The tractor got stuck at the bottom of the hill because we didn’t get chains for the tires.  We have to walk all of our supplies from the road up the the cabin.  It’s a decent hike and it is not fun to carry a heavy load back and fourth.  …

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Seed Swap News

Just wanted to let the seed swap participants know that they have all arrived!  I will be shuffling and sending them out soon!  Thanks everyone who swapped. Share This:

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Happy Imbolc

We are halfway through winter.  The days are getting longer.  It’s actually quite warm for winter right now anyways.  We have a huge spring ahead of us and I have started ordering seeds and plants and trees.  Hopefully I will have a lot to blog about around here very soon! …

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Starting the Tiny House Interior

  We actually got the insulation part of this post done a long time ago.  I have not had a chance to do any posting lately because I have been too lazy to go to town and use the internet.  I have pretty much refused to leave my cozy cabin …

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National Seed Swap Day

National seed swap day is a week from today!  A reminder that I am planning a seed swap this year!  I think I have finally decided how I will host the swap.  I will use National Seed Swap Day as the deadline for signing up.  One the deadline has arrived, …

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