Making More Fig Trees

Figs are one of those natural ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. We have one tree at my folks house, but would love to plant more out at the farm property. To accomplish this, I would be taking some cuttings from our healthy tree, dipping them in some rooting hormone, and then putting them into…

Catching a Honey Bee Swarm

In the 7 years I’ve been beekeeping, I’ve had some hives swarm and leave. This year, I got one back. We were sitting in the kitchen when someone said, “The bees sure are active around that tree.” I looked out the window, and sure enough there was an excess amount of insect traffic. There weren’t…

Making Spearmint Tea From Scratch

To make tea you literally put leaves in hot water. That’s it. There doesn’t need to be all kinds of waste or packaging involved, however it does help to have a good steeping vessel to submerge into the water that keeps the leaves from floating around in the water. To make tea from scratch you…

Tiny House Virtual Tour

There were lots of challenges associated with this build and I had to learn a lot of new skills in the process. Overall I am extremely happy with the final result. I’ve now been living in the tiny house for the past month and I absolutely love it! Which is good, because I put 4…

Building an Epoxy Table for the Tiny House

If you’ve ever browsed Pinterest, you’ve likely seen the live edge resin, and epoxy tables. Some use a clear resin, others glow in the dark, but all of them have one thing in common, they are AWESOME!  So naturally, I had to build one for the tiny house. After watching several YouTube tutorials, I finally…

Naked But Not Afraid – Adventures in the Wild

I’ve been spending more and more time outdoors, as I find I like being around lots of people less and less. Breaking down to the basics and just focusing on surviving. No stressors, no drama. Just survival. The more I learn, the less equipment I feel the need to take with me. My army buddy…