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The Huffington Post – Feature

August 5, 2012

Article about us featured on Huffington Post.

About life off-grid with a family.

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August 5, 2012

For some reason, there is purslane growing EVERWHERE this year, so we have started to harvest it.Read More

Canning Pickles

August 5, 2012

We canned the cucumbers we were given the other day – made two quart and two pint jars.Read More

Share the Seeds

August 3, 2012

We gave a friend a bunch of seeds in Spring, and he just returned them in kind…Read More


August 2, 2012

We are inundated with plums from a tree we planted three years ago.Read More


August 2, 2012

We just spent the morning at our neighboring apple ranch and we came back loaded with goodies.Read More

Make: Interview

August 2, 2012

Interview with us on the blog.

About our life, kids and home.

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July 31, 2012

A beautiful sunny day, so we decided to go swimming in the barn tank.Read More

Earth911: Off-grid Family

July 31, 2012 – Living Off-The-Grid, One Family’s Story

Article about us, our home and our lifestyle.

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