Preparedness & Self-Sufficiency

My Favourite Things – 2023 Edition (aka. The Modern Homesteader’s Christmas Wish List)

Every year around this time, I compile a list of my favourite things: Things that I love, use or covet for my own homestead, and things that I know other modern homesteaders will love too!  As each new holiday season approaches, I update the...

15 Emergency Preparedness Items For Bugging Out

Emergency preparedness is an important part of self-sufficiency, and self-sufficiency is a natural part of homesteading, so naturally the topic of preparedness (aka. "prepping") comes up often in the modern homesteading community. But as...

Go Beyond Organic Gardening to Grow More Food With Less Work

You've most likely heard of organic gardening before, but have you ever heard of beyond organic gardening? In this post, we'll go over exactly what this means, and how you can implement "beyond organic" practices in your own garden to grow more with less input. This...

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Hi! I’m Anna, and I’m a city girl turned modern homesteader who’s passionate about growing, cooking and preserving real food at home, creating my own herbal medicine and all-natural home and body care products, and working toward a simpler, more sustainable and self-sufficient life each and every day. 

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