Posts by Amber Bradshaw

Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid

the-discovery-channel-building-off-the-grid-homesteaders

Formerly just small-town urban homesteaders, Timmy and Amber Bradshaw of Pawleys Island, South Carolina moved with their three children less than a year ago to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Just three months on their new land, they received an opportunity to film the construction of their new homestead for Building Off The Grid.

Read More

Which Goat Breed Is Best For You?

  Have you thought about adding goats to your homestead? Would you like to raise them for dairy? Meat? Fiber? Or maybe you want to raise them for pasture management? Do you know what breed would best suits your needs? With over 200+ goat breeds, your choices can be a little overwhelming. Let us help…

Read More

Living Off The Grid- What You Need to Know

off-grid-living-what-you-need-to-know

After living in the city for all our lives we decided to leave it all behind and move off the grid. Smart? Crazy? A little insane? Maybe a touch of all three. If you’re considering this lifestyle, I’m sure you have a lot of questions. We want to share our experience with you, the good…

Read More

Pineapple Mint Smoothie Recipe + Sugar Free!

sugar-free-smooties-recipe

When the temps start to rise, the drinks need to be cool and refreshing. Nothing says tropical like pineapple and nothing is more cooling than mint. You combine the two and you have an amazing Pineapple Mint Smoothie recipe to die for!

Read More

Gardening for Beginners- Everything You Need to Know

  If you’re like one of the millions that are starting a garden for the first time, I bet you have a lot of questions? Gardening for beginners can be exciting and daunting all at the same time. Do you just throw some seeds on the ground and add water? Or do you need a…

Read More

Foraging For Wild Edibles On Our Land

Foraging For Wild Edibles On Our Land, finding FREE food

  When we moved to our new land, I never imagined all the free food I would find. I wasn’t really purposefully foraging for wild edibles at the time, more just getting familiar with my surroundings.  But everywhere I looked, I saw food, FREE food!

Read More

How to Ration Food + Inventory Sheets

empty food shelves in the crisis

  Do you have enough food to last your family for 30 days? What about two weeks? Have you ever taken a total food inventory or had to ration food?  These are all questions we should be asking ourselves. As a nation, we take food for granted and assume it will always be there when…

Read More

Oh No! There’s NO Toilet Paper! 5 Toilet Paper Alternatives

toilet-paper-shortage

  Never in a MILLION years would I have thought I would see the day where security had to guard the toilet paper isles in stores because people were wiping the shelves clean! That’s right, we live in the day and time where there is a toilet paper shortage and not a square to spare!…

Read More