Self Sufficient

“We are working toward providing our own food, our own water, our own electricity…”

Urgent Needs

This post is brought to you by:  S.O.S.  WE NEED HELP! Since Darren broke our silence, many questions have been asked on how to help! THANK YOU!  First, we are struggling with what should have been a somewhat easier goal than we ever imagined.  Our basic goal was to...

Fear

Fear.  It can be crippling.  It can suck out the joy in our spirits and replace it with insecurity, distrust, depression, panic, and many other paralyzing traits.  We’ve all felt it, and know the differing tolls it takes on our mind, spirit, and body. I am a planner. ...

Get To Know Us

So... In case you missed it, we were in the news! Chris Peters at the Omaha World-Herald wrote an amazing article about us and our journey so far! They even created a video of us and the kids are SUPER cute in it! Here's the link! This week, we thought it would be fun...

To Be or Not To Be… Self-Sufficient

How many songs can you think of, billboards, books, or other sources that convey this message: I depend on ME. Though it’s true that Darren and I want to be more self-sufficient and intentional when it comes to where/how we spend our money, time, and the resources we...

Reducing Our Consumption

It’s always interesting to look back at origins; how things begin. Often, movie prequels get horrible reviews – mostly because we are already used to the actors that play the older versions – yet still, we are drawn like flies to watch them. Weird, huh? This is not a...

Self Sufficient

Self Sufficiency. We have a two year old. As parents know, kids go through a stage where they want to do EVERYTHING by themselves. Ok … several stages! Sometimes…

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