sustainable living

Turkey Season 2013

Turkey Season 2013

Turkey season 2013 was a little strange this year.  We have land in Verbena, Alabama and in Grady, Alabama.  Verbena is at…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sighting in Flintlock Adventure

Sighting in Flintlock Adventure

Beautiful weather Sunday afternoon.  We spent it sighting in Scott’s flintlock for hunting season.  He does not want to miss that awesome…

Father’s Day Canoe Trip

Father’s Day Canoe Trip

Father’s Day to all you great and necessary fathers out there!  I wanted this year’s Father’s Day to be memorable and special…