Posts by Amber Bradshaw

Herbs to Boost Your Immune System In the Winter


                Herbs to Boos Your Immune System in the Winter Sun-filled summer days have drawn to a close and we are now faced with preparation for the long winter months. We spend hours preparing our homes and farms for winter. We dig out sweaters and scarves, fill coops…

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DIY Winter Emergency Car Kit ~ FREE Printable PDF Checklist

  We recently went through a severe winter snow storm that left many stranded for days. The worst part about it, aside of being without power and water for five days on Christmas, was all of the abandoned cars left on the roads. They were blocking roads, in creeks, and in ditches. The stranded cars…

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The Ultimate Preppers Checklist for Non-Preppers


    Do you consider yourself to be a prepper? Or maybe you might be one of the people that thinks preppers prepare for doomsday and zombies? I assume before 2020 we may have all thought those preppers were a little crazy, now we’re searching how to prepare for the SHTF scenarios, right? If you…

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Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid


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.

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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…

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Living Off The Grid- 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…

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Pineapple Mint Smoothie Recipe + Sugar Free!


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!

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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…

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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!

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