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A few bees venture out in the November sun.

Getting the Beehives Ready for Winter

Here are the details on how we insulate and wrap our hives to give our bees an added chance to survive the winter, plus a farm inflation report.
A wet, gloomy day

Hurricane Nicole Brings the Rain

A rainy day gives a much-needed rest from outdoor activities, helps the drought, and heralds the beginning of winter
Rows of stacked firewood

Firewood and Desperation Before and After the SHTF

When you heat with wood, it changes how you look at the forest around you. Every tree looks like a potential source of heat.
Cutting our garage door down to size.

Why I Boarded up my Garage Door

It's been a busy spring, but that didn't stop us from doing a minor renovation to our garage and adding a new door.
Large chunks of firewood

Picking the Right Tool for the Job

It's a good idea to uses your tools and preps in the real world before you need them. You might have picked the wrong tool for the job.
Nothing heats like wood!

How to Beat High Heat Costs and Fuel Shortages

Thanks to Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, it's going to be even more expensive to heat your house next year. Act now to keep your costs down.
Snowy road image by Ioannis Ioannidis from Pixabay.

Snow Delights the Dog, but the Chickens Hate it

Winter finally arrives at the homestead with temperatures in the twenties and a few inches of snow. More cold is expected.
Bees gather to eat the remaining sugar water out of the pot in which I mixed it.

Another Warm Day Means More Homestead Chores Get Done

There is always some outside work waiting to be done. Why not do it when the weather is warm and the sun is shining?
Bees seen through the inner cover

Prepper Diary: Warm Weather Means More Work on the Homestead

An unexpected warm spell presented the perfect opportunity to get some work done on the chicken coop and beehives.
A light snow fell yesterday.

Prepper Diary November 5: Snow Signals the Start of Winter

Fall is segueing into winter a few degrees at time. We've moved from chilly nights, to frost, to killing frost and now snow.