We have built a LOT of chicken waterers in our years of chicken wrangling. They break, clog, or otherwise just become a pain to deal with. No matter the size, filling it is always irritating. With that experience in mind, we set out to build an easy, affordable and quick to put together rain water … Continue reading Building a Rainwater chicken waterer
Homesteading is gear/tool intensive. Below are some items we feel are indispensable to our homesteading operation. These are in no particular order, except the first. 1. Tractor It was a couple years into homesteading before we were able to get a tractor. Now, we can't imagine homesteading without one. A tractor saves our bacon on … Continue reading Ten essential gear items for homesteading
We've blogged plenty of times about water and the need to have access to good, clean, quality drinking water. Something every family in the world should consider is this... Where and how do we get access to good, clean, healthy drinking water? Many in the world cannot answer this question because they have nothing but … Continue reading Why your family should own a quality water filter
We're constantly surprised just how much disposable razors cost. They must be made of gold and silver given the prices of the blade refill packs! In our opinion, the pricing structure really encourages consumers to keep buying the razors anew since it's usually less expensive than buying the refill packs. So much for re-use! On … Continue reading Preserve Razors: Good for the environment and cheap too!
When we signed up for Ooma and decided to port our phone number, we could not get a consistent answer from either Ooma or Verizon regarding what would happen to our DSL service once the number was ported. Ooma was pretty sure that our DSL service would be dropped and we'd be without internet until … Continue reading The specifics of moving from Verizon (with DSL) to Ooma
For the non-militia member too! We have some hesitation about writing the topic of emergency preparedness because of some long-held stereotypes people have. As followers of Yeshua, homeschoolers, Pennsylvanians, etc. some people would just naturally expect us to also be of a survivalist or militia mindset. We can assure you, we don't belong to the … Continue reading It’s more than just flashlights and duct tape!
Yesterday, our Ooma Hub and Scout package arrived just three business days after purchasing (not bad for Amazon's free super-saver shipping). Opening the box was reminiscent of opening an Apple product. Those who own Mac's and other Apple products will know what I mean. Most manufacturers simply see packaging as as way to get products … Continue reading First Impressions: Ooma