Monday, June 24, 2024

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Our family relocated to Maine 17 Years ago to get to a simpler way of life after the birth of our daughter. We decided to document everything we do about six years ago so we could share our projects with people who are also looking to slow down a little. This site developed from that goal of sharing knowledge.

Square Foot Garden : How to prepare your beds for planting

We decided to get our Square Foot Garden ready for planting yesterday, we figured better sooner than later.  A couple of weeks ago my wife and I had set up a cheap cold frame...

An Easy Way To Make Pineapple Wine

We are big fans of pineapple and pineapple wine. If there was only one fruit I could eat everyday; it would be pineapple. One afternoon I decided to dehydrate some; so I went to...

Our Earth Sheltered Greenhouse

Here is how we built a earth sheltered greenhouse. After our fiasco with our pit greenhouse my wife and I were looking for a plan B. My wife's father had spent several weeks with...

Our Little Solar Cabin Project

We had built a little solar cabin for our father and I decided to make it "off the grid". Since our long term goal is to take our house off the grid, it would...

Raised Beds 201 Part A

So our first year with raised beds were somewhat of a success. We did a test run that year to see how long we could extend the season and planted everything straight from seed...