Water and the Plants

It's a funny thing about plants. They need water to grow. Who woulda thought? The best way for this to happen is from the rain. Which seems like a duh statement, but there is actually something to this. Not just because it's easy watering that I don't have to do, but because rain makes plants … Continue reading Water and the Plants

We can officially build

We have obtained the building permit!  We slaved over these plans. We stressed. We worked until they were PERFECT.  We went into planning and zoning completely anticipating they would make us go back and get an architect to sign off on them, which basically would have been someone singing off on what an engineer had … Continue reading We can officially build

How to raise children on a budget- my version

I have been coming across a lot of articles lately titled something like "raising a child on a budget" or something along those lines.  So apparently this is a fairly hot topic right now.  I do have to say that too many of the articles are written more from the perspective of someone who really … Continue reading How to raise children on a budget- my version

The race has officially begun!

WE WILL BE LAND OWNERS SOON!!  The owner accepted our offer!  No counter offer, no having to figure out new numbers, he accepted our offer right off the bat! For those of you who are planning on becoming self sufficient yet have limited immediate resources or bad credit or both here is my advice to … Continue reading The race has officially begun!