How To Prevent Condensation In Your Home

Condensation in the home can be a serious problem. It can cause damage to buildings as well as mold-related health issues. Here’s how to prevent condensation in your home. What Causes Condensation in the Home Condensation is the collection of water droplets that result when warm, moist air collides with … Read More

How To Connect A Portable Generator To Your Cabin

Losing power can be more than an inconvenience. During extreme weather conditions, it can be deadly. Here’s how to connect a portable generator to your cabin so you’ll be prepared to survive the worst. Common Reasons Power Outages Occur Most of us use grid-tied energy for our personal comfort and … Read More

Smoked Sausage In An Air Fryer

We participated in a recent marketing promotion and received several packages of Smoked Sausage Slammers from Southside Market in Elgin, Texas. You know what they say about Texas and their Barbeque, right? ORDER HERE and get 10% Off your Sitewide Order! Southside Market and Barbeque has been around since 1886 … Read More

How To Grow Mushrooms At Home

Like many rural homesteaders, I have become interested in growing mushrooms at home. Mushrooms can be used for consumption at your own dinner table, for medicinal purposes, or grown commercially to sell to local restaurants or at farmer’s markets. Growing and harvesting your own mushrooms takes some effort, but the … Read More

Tiny House Regulations Update For 2020

There’s plenty of good news in the tiny house world as we head into a new decade. Many states and local governments have adopted supportive Tiny House Regulations in the past few years, and the positive forward momentum shows no signs of slowing. As the popularity of tiny houses grows, … Read More

PEX Plumbing Kit Review- My Personal Experience

When we were planning our Shed to House Conversion, I decided that we would use PEX plumbing over conventional PVC both for ease of use and affordability. I was fortunate enough to come across a PEX Plumbing Kit that included absolutely everything I needed for the job. I’m writing this … Read More

Tiny House Building Code Myths

In the Tiny House and Shed to House Conversion world, I continue to see the same question daily about tiny house building codes: Can I legally put a Tiny House or Shed House on my property? Unfortunately the only accurate answer is Maybe. State and local codes vary drastically, so … Read More

Roswell, New Mexico Tiny House Ordinance

Dec. 12th, 2019- The city of Roswell, New Mexico has defined and have amended zoning to allow tiny homes. Tiny homes on a foundation will be required to be constructed according to 14.73.28 Appendix Q (Tiny Houses) NMAC(New Mexico Administrative Code ). Residential Mobile Home/Tiny Home Subdivisions Districts will allowed … Read More

An Update On Our Homestead Progress

Some followers have  been wondering where we have been and what has happened to our blog posts. While I wanted to start writing some serious blog posts about homesteading, life around our own property has been keeping us a little too busy.  But I knew it was time to share a … Read More