My Crochet Teacher

My adopted 'grandmother' who came with the family when I married was one of the sweetest people I have ever known - and taught me valuable skills to boot!

Pass It On

You never realize how much you already know about the self-sustaining lifestyle - until you start doing it on your own!

Cabin Fever

Reminiscing about my grandparents' garden as I wait for spring to get here.

Grandma and Grandpa's Farm

The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.

Why Move to the Country

As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.