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A solar bus home

I have a great love for small homes and portable homes, many of the DIY bus conversion homes are pretty good, but this one is tops in my books, it’s functional, it’s roomy, but it’s not too huge to drive, … Continued

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Waste oil heaters

Winter is here, all the way down here in far west Texas, tonight it will get down into the low 20s(F), definitely wood stove fire weather, along with some good warm gear to wear and sleep in. Thermal underwear is … Continued

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How to grow a Sky Castle

Ever wonder how a sky castle grows? One room at a time :) In this case, this “room” was a semi enclosed deck between the bedroom and the laundry room. Like many homes out in my neck of the woods, … Continued

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It’s not too soon…

October is gone, November is here, it’s getting dark earlier (for those of us in the Northern hemisphere), it’s getting cold…. it’s also getting closer to more of those holidays that call for gathering together and gifts. For us, the … Continued

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DIY deodorant

I love using alternative anything, especially when it comes to personal body care, I have experimented with and tried many different types of DIY deodorant, I quit using commercial antiperspirants many years ago because of the health implications, mainly the … Continued

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How to make lightweight oilskin tarps from bed sheets

Weight – a unit of heaviness or mass; any heavy load, mass, or object; the vertical force experienced by a mass as a result of gravitation Gravity. It’s unescapable… on this planet. It keeps us grounded. But it also weighs us down. I consider … Continued

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LED technology and DIY

Off gridders have been around for a long time, but it’s just been recently that technology has been available to make living off grid as cushy as any grid connected home, not only available but affordable as well. One thing … Continued