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Integrating waste systems, reusing trash, and avoiding waste in the first place will help limit the amount of trash your household produces. The less you have to throw away, the better your place is doing.

Avoiding waste, otherwise known as conserving, is extremely important for an off-grid homestead. Waste disposal is not always available or preferable.

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Sophie

Sophie

We have a new member of the family, a puppy called Sophie.

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Deer

Deer

We now have several deer making a home of the southern part of our property.

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Washing Machine

Washing Machine

After 13 years of washing clothes by hand, we now have a washing machine.

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Prickly Pear Swales

Prickly Pear Swales

We cut almost a hundred prickly pear pads over the summer and now have them planted along the contours of the ...

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Hot Water Issue

Hot Water Issue

We just replaced the PEX tubing inside our solar water heating panels.

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Concrete and Casting Contest

Concrete and Casting Contest

Instructables.com - Runner Up - Concrete and Casting Contest - August 2013 "Latex Concrete Rooft" won a runne...

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Weekend Project Contest

Weekend Project Contest

Instructables.com - First Prize Winner - Weekend Project Contest - August 2013 "Solar Food Dryer" won First P...

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Gardening Contest

Gardening Contest

Instructables.com - Grand Prize Winner - Gardening Contest - June 2013 "Oyster Mushrooms in a Laundry Basket"...

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Make: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Things About Abe and Josie Connally

Make: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Things Abo…

Interview with us on the Makezine.com blog.   About our life, kids and home. View interview here.

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Holiday Gifts Contest

Holiday Gifts Contest

Instructables.com - 2nd Prize Winner - Holiday Gifts Contest - January 2013 "The Funfort" won 2nd Prize in In...

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