Off Grid Living

10 Plants To Plant For Home Security

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When creating a fortress of solitude, most people think about building a fence to keep unwanted visitors out. However, plants make a much better defense for home security. Fences tend to draw curiosity, while plants seem to go unnoticed. That is until someone tries to walk through them! Here are ten amazing plants you need…

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Building Off The Grid: Getting Started

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  To begin, I need to state that every build is different and every situation is unique. It would be impossible to cover every possible case scenario for building off the grid. Hopefully, I will be able to lead you in the right direction in getting started, or at least give you some new ideas.

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Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid

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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…

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Home Security For The Off-Grid (or any) Homestead

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  Home Security For The Off-Grid Homestead You’ve made the decision and investment to use an off-grid power source: solar, wind, hydro, your own generator, or a combination. You’ve detached your homestead from the grid. This is certainly a significant step in self-sufficiency but what about home security on the off-grid homestead?

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Discovering the Best Renewable Energy Source For Your Homestead

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  Living off-grid has its own benefits and rewards. Depending on which level of off-grid living you choose, discovering the best renewable energy source for your homestead can be of the utmost importance. There are many reasons people choose to be off-grid. The most obvious is the saving of money on monthly power bills. Without…

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6 Space-Saving Tips For Tiny House Living

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When we moved our family of five from over 2,500 sq ft to just 500, we faced some difficult challenges. Many involved too much stuff and finding peace in a tiny home. The biggest challenge was finding space for all of our things we needed for everyday use. Here are 6 space-saving tips for tiny…

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6 Home Security Issues When Moving to New Land

6 Home Security Issues When Moving to New Land

When moving out to the country or off the grid, isolation and security do not always go hand in hand. Chances are if your future property has neighbors, it also has trespassers. Here are 6 home security issues when buying new land and tips to help protect both yourself and your family.

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How To Be Poor- What To Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor- What To Do When You Lose Everything

How to Be Poor-What to Do When You Lose Everything Lose your job? Lose of a loved one? Divorce? Health Issues? Life Emergency? We never plan for life crisis and yet, they always find us- when we are completely unprepared. Whether it is our own doing or no fault of our own we end up…

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How to Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

How To Keep Food Cool Off Grid & Without Electricity

  What happens if a storm hits and you’re without power for a week or longer? How long would your food supply last without electricity? What if you live Off-grid, how will you cool your food? I will answer all of these questions and more in How to keep food cool off Grid & without electricity.

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