If you're a first-time homebuilder, the author has some tips for you based on her own homebuilding experience.
Take a look around your house and see what spaces need your attention. Here are a few things you can do to get your house ready for spring.
Country living does not mean an outdated lifestyle. You can live comfortably and well with a modern standard of living that benefits yourself, your family and the environment
What we’ve learned in 40-50 years building a house, gardening, raising chickens, and installing solar power? I’ve learned that self-sufficiency is not attainable. It’s like perfection — you never get there.
A great way to simplify your kitchen while making your home more sustainable is by using a smaller refrigerator. Here are some ideas to help make that happen.
Working with a contractor can be a long, drawn-out process that can negatively impact your wallet and the Earth. Here's how to speed it up.
These homeowners downsized their lives to inhabit hand-built spaces that are easier and cheaper to maintain.
Set up an outdoor fish tank to reduce your local mosquito population.