Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Living in the country has its benefits, lower cost per acre, fewer regulations and more freedom. But with those benefits comes a distinct disadvantage, slow or no rural internet options. Whether you are trying to find internet for a vacation home, rural business, primary home, homestead, or farm finding stable, fast rural internet can be…

Practical Gifts for Every Budget (Plus 5 Gift Wrapping Tips)

Practical Gifts for Every Budget (Plus 5 Gift Wrapping Tips)

We’re sharing some of our favorite practical gifts that people will actually use, starting at under $30. To wrap up the post, Laurie shares some tips for dressing up gifts without spending a ton of money. My wife won’t let me buy her jewelry (she rarely wears it anyway), but she does appreciate a gift…

The Doable Off-Grid Homestead – Homesteading on the Cheap
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The Doable Off-Grid Homestead – Homesteading on the Cheap

The Doable Off-Grid Homestead by Stewart and Shannon Stonger gives the reader a taste of off grid life on a tight budget. When they say “off grid”, they mean it. They have no grid electricity, no well or conventional running water. They share their mistakes as well as their successes. If you have a determination…

Meat Rabbits – What You Need to Know About Raising Rabbits for Meat

Meat Rabbits – What You Need to Know About Raising Rabbits for Meat

Are meat rabbits easy to raise? Yes! Raising rabbits for meat requires just a few basic supplies and routine care.┬áMeat rabbits are an excellent animal to teach you about a life of animal husbandry. According to RabbitBreeders.us, a single commercial doe can produce offspring to yield 300 # of meat per year! Rabbits have excellent…

How to Make a Burn Barrel – Burn Safe with Less Smoke

How to Make a Burn Barrel – Burn Safe with Less Smoke

These instructions will help you make your own burn barrel for a country property or for emergency trash disposal. There are also a couple of commercial burn barrel options you can buy at the end of the post. You don’t need to “build a burn barrel” so much as assemble the right parts correctly to minimize…