Blog – Page 12 – Off Grid Living

Emergency Preparedness Checklist


While living off the grid for the past 17 years we have added a lot of items to our emergency preparedness checklist. Virtually every minute we are prepared, and we have seen a lot of different weather events that leads us to believe that an emergency could be around just about any corner and occur just […]

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Debt Free Living

debt free living

I remember that moment with my son like it happened just yesterday, even though 10 years has passed. He got home from school on what was a great looking early spring day, and looked rather upset. He definitely didn’t want to talk about it. It took a couple hours but, finally at the dinner table it came […]

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Build Solar Panels for Off Grid Living

build solar panels

If you want a simple system for meeting your energy needs when you begin living off the grid then building solar panels is probably your best answer. We learned how to build solar panels over 16 years ago and have seen many designs and plans. Some good some not so good. What does 16 years of experience […]

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A Home Not an Investment

energy efficient homes

Ever since we started living off the grid we have noticed a very prevalent opinion that goes something like this – ” your home is nice, but how would you ever sell it?” We used to get kind of irritated at the question as being off the grid has given us the option of not looking […]

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