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And the pressure is on

+3-1   Pressure cookers that is, yesterday while surfing the internet, I ran across an article on Mother Earth News about cooking with pressure cookers. It reminded me of how much I love mine, I have a 6 quart stainless steel … Continued

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Micro-travel trailer

+3-2   This has got to be the tiniest travel trailer I have seen to date, this designed to be pulled with a bicycle, yes I said bicycle! It weighs in at around 100 pounds, it is 8.5 feet long and … Continued

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12X12 tiny home made of pallet wood

+5-3   You have already voted. I have handled my fair share of pallets over the years working in warehouses, the ones I’ve worked with were strong, but splintery, I suspect this (and any other pallet wood projects) would require lots … Continued

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Happy Fathers Day

0-1   You have already voted.Today is a bittersweet day for me, it’s Fathers Day AND it’s my mother’s birthday, both of my parents are deceased, my mother many years ago, she never got to see my life as I live … Continued

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Battery desulfator review – update

+2-2   You have already voted.“How many blinks do we have?”, “It’s time to change the panels…”, those are common phrases around here, if you hear these statements, we are talking about our solar system. It’s a small system, very small … Continued

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Summer is (almost) officially here

+1-2   You have already voted.I say almost because it doesn’t officially begin until the 21st of this month, and the fact that I am sitting here with thermal pants on, it’s cold! Well not really COLD, but cool, too chilly … Continued

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Filing cabinet smoker

+2-3   You have already voted.   I’ve seen some ingenious peeps on FaceBook and YouTube, this has to be in the top 10 of cool DIY, have you seen the filing cabinet smoker? This is a first for me, not … Continued

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Ecocapsule?

+4-2   You have already voted. I have been seeing this all over the internet, at least in the circles where I virtually travel. It’s called an Ecocapsule, and capsule is what it is, this is a self contained off grid, … Continued

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Living in small camper vans

+3-4   You have already voted. I am learning more and more about people who live nomadic lives, driving and living in smaller camper vans rather than buying into the larger campers and such. The nice thing about these smaller camper … Continued

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Why be debt free?

+4-5   You have already voted. Why is it so important to be debt free when you go off grid? I can answer that because I’m living it and reaping the benefits of being debt free, it means that you can … Continued

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Big guy, tiny home

+8-7   You have already voted.When Joel Fleck moved home to after college, he wanted his own place, but he didn’t want to pay the steep Sonoma County rents, so he decided to build his own tiny home on a trailer. … Continued