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Self-Reliance Challenge – Intro & Info

Self-Reliance Challenge – Intro & Info

Self-Reliance Challenge – Intro & Info So, here we go! May 1, time to start the self-reliance challenge. I haven’t written in an intro since I first started the blog. I’m Robin. I’m married to Steve and we’re parents to two grown women, Kristin and Taylor. We’re empty nesters now so the amount of work that goes into feeding my family is a lot smaller than when we started homesteading in 1990. I’m a writer, baker and Chef Robin on…

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Become More Self-Sufficient – Modern Times

Become More Self-Sufficient – Modern Times

Become More Self-Sufficient Take note – this is not about becoming self-sufficient. This is a list of tips to help you become more self-sufficient. There aren’t many of us in this world who are truly self-sufficient. Don’t set yourself up for disappointment. Do what you can as you can and make the best of it. Enjoy the process and usually the work, and be proud of what you can do for yourself. Did you know most grocery stores carry less…

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Why Be Self Sufficient? It’s A Lot of Work!

Why Be Self Sufficient? It’s A Lot of Work!

Why be Self Sufficient? “Why do you spend all that time being self-sufficient? That’s what grocery stores are for.” She was sincere. She really didn’t understand. I have a standard answer based on our reality. We had to figure out whether we could live on one good salary for a while, possibly for life, if we moved to the poorest county in all of the New England states combined. I made good money and had excellent benefits in county government,…

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