Looking to find the perfect campsite this weekend, but frustrated that all the good spots are taken?
Dealing with heavy monsoon rains on our off-grid land in Southern Arizona. Lots of rain, a pond, & Sonoran Green Toads.
When you're looking to go off grid, there are several options, but you'll often begin by asking: Can solar alone get me off grid?
Knowing how to make pickles is something every home-gardener should know.
Tea tree oil is both nature's antibiotic and disinfectant. The list of medical uses for this essential oil is nearly endless.
When most people think about solar panel systems, they think of the panels themselves. Those monocrystalline or polycrystalline black panels of about two feet by four feet.
When most people think of emergency power, they usually think of gasoline, propane or diesel generators.
Keep your fellow campers happy by keeping yourself smelling fresh. Here are some tips on how to stay clean while camping.
I spoke to Bradley Garrett author of Bunker: Building for the End Times on my #UnderTheSkin podcast this week.
Water conservation is important regardless of whether you're a homesteader or not. But it's doubly critical if you're running a homestead because you have other things to spend water on, such as irrigating crops and keeping farm animals hydrat
For many, the simple solution to mosquitoes is to douse themselves with chemicals, but using bug spray is far from being the best way to repel insects.
Through this chicken breeding season we're following Cinnamon one of our Orpington broody hens all the way from beginning to brood through incubating, hatching and raising the chicks until they become independent.
We are visiting a 100% off grid farm. They have several solar panels, animals, batteries and inverters.
Choosing a campground alternative for many RVers is rapidly becoming their go-to tactic for finding available spots for overnighting and camping.
On a hot day, an ice maker can be a lifesaver.
What do you know about toilet paper? Unfortunately, the toilet paper used in RVs is "special." That is, you must use a special type of paper (not brand specific) to ensure that it will dissolve in the black tank. But I am jumping ahead so let's
Meet the sleek, lightweight device that pairs with your smartphone, and keeps your group connected when venturing off grid.
When you leave a home to go on vacation you always worry about a few things...
Frustrated that you can't find good used RVs for sale? You know that some manufacturers are reporting two-year backlogs for new RVs. And you know that right now, used RVs are hard to find.
Update on my cabinet of LiFePO4 batteries, how they have been working and when you can buy some yourself.
Taking your kids or grandkids along is a great way to make them a part of your RV lifestyle.
This ancient method transforms even the worst dirt into thriving healthy soil.
I cover three questions that I've had about solar panels. I was surprised at some of the answers.
Are you wondering why it so hard to find open camping spots in 2021? And what about the confusing and always changing prices being charged for campsites? The problems are widespread and growing.
Do you need to learn how to keep ticks off dogs? Experts predict summer 2021 will be a "tick time bomb."
Ernest Hancock catches up with Danny Sessoms (The Crypto Show) at Porcfest 2021 (Roger's Campground; Lancaster, NH). They discuss various liberty issues, 'An RV Adventure' (Danny's RV Travel Channel on YT), update on Crypto, ShitCoin, Manure0, etc...
Love TV? Who doesn't? Do you need to learn how to install a flat screen TV in an RV? Here's how to turn your RV into your own home theater away from home.
Off Grid Solar Powered Air Conditioning: 36,000 BTU Mini Split in 120°F Climate (prototype system)
You don't have to sacrifice the comforts of a grid-tied home when you go off-grid. Thanks to recent advances in technology, you can now operate an air conditioner without relying on the power grid.