The Four Tenets of Hearthkeeping

As I developed my religious practice of Hearthkeeping, I tried to boil it down to just the essentials.  What were the core principles that distinguished the practice I wanted from everything else?  What were the ideas that I wanted to live by, to grow by?  Therefore, I came up with four basic tenets.  They aren’t […]

Ten Essential Skills: Prepping, Homesteading, or Just Adulting

Our schools teach reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic, but they don’t necessarily teach actual life skills.  How many people come out of high school without the knowledge to so much as balance a checkbook, even if they can do basic calculus?  There are a lot of basic skills that we need just to make our lives easier […]