Finer Things

It Won’t Be Long Now!

It Won’t Be Long Now!

Finally the book is off the press and complete which  means it’ll be on shelves before you know it! I couldn’t be more excited…

Prepping for a Sustainable Spring

Prepping for a Sustainable Spring

Spring always brings much anticipated work for those attempting to live the sustainable lifestyle. There is nothing as a family that we…

Just Do the Next Right Thing

Just do the next right thing…that was one of Elizabeth Elliot’s favorite things to say. I just can’t tell you how much…

Substitutions for Wildgame

Substitutions for Wildgame

Substitutions for Wildgame. Many of you have asked me to get together a list of substitutions for the wild game in my…

Teaching Diction

Teaching Diction

Today I began a curriculum of teaching diction to my kids.  I have noticed that I have been having to look at…

No Venison for the Homeless

No Venison for the Homeless

  As most of you know, I am most passionate about eating from the most organic, local, nutrient-filled, natural resources available.  Venison is absolutely…

Vacation for the Family

Vacation for the Family

We needed a vacation for the family.  Home away from home to us are the mountains in Tennessee. We have enjoyed this…

Time: The Scarce Resource

Time: The Scarce Resource

  Time is the  Scarce Resource. You can use it wisely, but you cannot buy it.  I have been yearning to post…

Earthen Oven (Video)

  For detailed step-by-step directions on how to make an earthen oven here for part I and here for part II.

Earthen Oven Part II

Earthen Oven Part II

Earthen Oven Part II Welcome to part II of earthen oven.  This second part will take you step-by-step through the earthen oven…

Feed Your Soil

Feed Your Soil

              Whether you’re hungering for that perfect food plot or that bountiful garden, don’t forget to feed your soil. My mouth…

Turkeys, Man’s Best Friend

Turkeys, Man’s Best Friend

Turkeys, Man’s Best Friend! Turkeys are incredibly friendly. We have two turkeys that follow us around as if they were dogs. They…

Earthen Oven

Earthen Oven

The earthen oven has been used for centuries throughout many countries.  Though age-old, it is still relied on today in many professions…

Teaching that Work is Fun!

Teaching that Work is Fun!

Today after regular school, I thought REAL LIFE school should start by teaching that work is fun!  So many people today (including…

Hunting Season Begins

Hunting Season Begins

I am trying to clean out my freezer to make more room for the venison I hope that my boys will bring…

Hunting for Self Sustainability

Hunting for Self Sustainability

Hunting for self sustainability is nothing new.  Obtaining food for the table has always been our family’s primary reason for hunting.  The first…

Hunting Families

Hunting Families

Hunting Families bring a lot to the table!   When Scott and  I first married, I resented that he hunted SO much.  Seriously, when…