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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 30, 2020

This age we live in is so prosperous. We have everything we need if you think about it. And yet, we still complain. So today, I wanted to talk through this golden age we live in and all the opportunities that we have because of it.

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Tales from the Prepper Pantry

What Reality Looks Like Without Store Augmentation
Solution: Freeze or can veggies for next year
Homemade Lunch Meat Ideas
More cheesemaking, or more advance purchasing (freezing cheese)
Redoing short-term and mind-term storage areas, which means my home look slike a burglar got into it

What’s in Season

Hairy vetch
Wild mustard flower
Pea shoots would be had I actually planted them
Poke

Operation Independence

Spending less on gas, but more on mailed in supplies (Feminine product fail)
Homestead projects are happening quickly, an overall win

Main topic of the Show: The Golden Age

If you look at your situation and let me know what you are lucky to have in your life right now? I would really like to know.

Make it a great week!

Song: Dr. Feeley, Dr. Skinner

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 27, 2020

Today is a thought of the walk on fear and freedom. We are seeing so many people call for curtailing the freedoms of people all over the country and expansion of the very government systems that have made this situation worse and that just ain't right.

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Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!

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Mar 25, 2020

Today is a how-to day and someone asked me about ways that fermenting from home can be integrated into your lifestyle in a time when store trips are spare. So I decided to share 4 home fermentation projects that are perfect for this moment in time.

#HollerHatWednesday: Where is she and why is she so far away from her friend?

Livestream tonight at 7 CT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-PX-bHfC3AEOUPWgJ5d40g

What’s Up in the Garden

  • As expected, spring weeds are here 
  • Getting ready for a round of in-ground planting
  • Supplies for the outdoor hydro system arrive Friday
  • Greens galore 

Main topic of the Show: 4 Home Fermentation Projects

  1. Homemade Sour Cream
    1. Whole milk & sour cream or half and half or cream
    2. Buttermilk Starter
  2. Lacto-fermented Vegetables
    1. 3 tbsp for every 5 lbs
    2. 6 TBSP to 1 gallon water for a light brine (sliding scale)
  3. Kombucha (organic red wine vinegar and red wine, or a commercially produced kombucha)
    1. Ratio: 1 gallon, 1 cup sugar, 8 tea bags, 2 cups “starter” an the mother
  4. Beer
    1. Kits online: carboy, fermentation lock, ingredients, racking cane, bottles, caps
    2. Malt, hops, yeast

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

 

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Mar 23, 2020

Today, we do a check in on Grow, a quarter 1 update. And more importantly how we can all grow through this year, come what may. 

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • We are only eating from the prepper pantry now (What that means: stored goods, frozen goods, grown goods, eggs, foraged food)
  • Doing a series on youtube called cook with what you have

What’s in Season - wild edition

  • Vetch
  • Wild garlic
  • Watercress
  • Wild mustard greens
  • Dryads saddle
  • Chick weed
  • Dandelion
  • Burdock
  • Plantain
  • Deadnettle
  • Stinging Nettle is perfect for harvest this week

Operation Independence

  • Doing our best to sell mail-ordered coffee - a big change happens today! 
  • Basecamp update: Kitchen floor is in

Main topic of the Show: Grow in 2020

Jenni's Interview

Food Growing

  • Originally planned to get an indoor lettuce growing operation growing 
  • Outdoor Hydro 
  • Expanding into seedlings to sell 
  • Planting the old garden plot too
  • Duck eggs
  • Considering bringing in another pig

Personal Growth

  • Have fun by myself
  • Put the phone down
  • Stay focused on one thing at a time
  • Learn to recognize and reframe bad interactions
  • Embrace that I can only control one person and that person is me
  • My Keto Journey

Holler Roast Coffee Growing

  • Had to decide go big or not
  • Black rifle story
  • Will focus on the premium, custom-roasted, mail order business core
  • Big transformation after customer research

LFTN Network Growing

  • The network is growing itself

So tell me - what is your word and how is this year working out for you?

Make it a great week!

Song: Feed My Hunger by Sauce

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 20, 2020

Today is Friday and we have a great interview with Amy Dingmann of A Farmish Kind of Life certain to get you off your diff and ready to go build something awesome.

Check out my show with Jack Spirko about Finding Side Hustles During Crisis

About Amy Dingmann

Website: https://afarmishkindoflife.com/

Podcast: https://afarmishkindoflife.com/farmish-podcast/

MeWe: https://mewe.com/join/afarmishkindoflifehomesteaders

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/afarmishkindoflife/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/farmishkindoflife/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/farmishlife/

Books: https://afarmishkindoflife.com/shop/

When you’re thinking about starting a new adventure, whether it’s starting a business, building a homestead, pulling your kids out of school, or any number of things, it takes bravery to actually step out and do it. But it also takes smarts to know the best way to go about doing it.

Amy Dingmann of A Farmish Kind of Life is a homesteader, homeschooling mom, blogger, author, podcaster, and YouTuber and she is here to help you think through the importance of being both brave and smart when you’re considering your next adventure.

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 18, 2020

Today, we continue the pantry management series with a discussion about how to keep your pantry stocked once you get things organized in there and have built up a store of supplies. Remember, this is all founded in store what you use, use what you store to tag off of Jack Spirko’s recommendations. And restocking can be a real bugaboo if not everyone in the house is helping with it. I will share with you today how I manage this without laboriously doing inventories and spreadsheets.

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#HollerHatWednesday: Where is she and who is she with?

Stump the Sauce

  • Brett Chef on Cooking From Your Pantry

Main topic of the Show:  A Pantry Restocking System

>>Why set up a restocking system

>>What characteristics should your restocking system have

>>My process:

How do you keep your pantry restocked?

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 16, 2020

Today we will explore five ways to overcome high stress by taking care of yourself. There really is no reason to spiral into that place of fear that makes people into beasts, is there? And when you let stress take over, things just do not work right. 

Announcements:

  • Zoldak Webinar Wednesday - FREE to everyone this week
  • Extra content coming your way as we can during our period of being grounded. Let me know if there are topics you are interested, like cooking with what you have…
  • We are livestreaming the recording of the podcast on Youtube now

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Overall assessment of how it is working
  • Reorganizing short and mid-term storage strategy for everything and here is why
  • Getting set up to dry fresh, early spring herbs like blackberry leaves and stinging nettle
  • Stocking up on extra mullein because my dried stock got ruined by a darn cat
  • Time to shift canned goods and inventory as we move back into canning season

What’s in Season

  • People are finding morels! 
  • Watercress is back at a peak
  • Dead nettle
  • Chick weed
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Mullein (almost always in season)
  • Poke greens are popping up (Explain how to cook it)
  • Wild garlic
  • Green Onions
  • Lettuces and greens
  • Cilantro central
  • Indoor dill success

Operation Independence

  • Pantry stores have kept me from the stores
  • Goat milk trade - barter is great!
  • Coaching trade - win win for both of us

Main topic of the Show: Episode 282:Taking Care of You - 5 Ideas to Overcome High Stress

Five Ideas to Overcome High Stress

  1. Create time for yourself to enjoy and encourage your family to do the same - schedule this
  2. Do something for someone who needs help
  3. Regular Exercise - away from news and chatter
  4. Give yourself time to be scared, mourn, etc - then work to let it go
  5. Learn something new

Make it a great week!

Song: 911 - by Sauce (An exploration of the heaviness, news chatter, and societal response to 911.)

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 15, 2020

Today is #selfishsunday and with all the tension surrounding the coronavirus, I asked Tactical Redneck to reach out to his father to get a better perspective on the scale of what he is seeing in this illness versus the media-fueled, absolute mind-losing panic that we are seeing.

He agreed to send an email with his thoughts, which I heave read in this podcast.

If after listening, you have more questions, send them to me via email - you know my email or use the contact form here.

If we get enough questions, I will see about getting him on the air. If we do not, I will gladly email your question to him for answering.

Looking to get ready to stay home for a month or so? Here are some episodes that cover that:

Thank you and make it a great week!

Nicole Sauce

Mar 13, 2020

Today is a thought of the walk day and I thought it would be a great time, among all the covid panic to explore the concept of champagne and hookers that i covered in my debt payoff episode a little more deeply.

Zoldak Webinar

Main topic of the Show:  TOTW on Champagne and Hookers

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 11, 2020

Today I want to do another segment in the series of developing and managing a responsible pantry. I we will cover how to stock your pantry without running to the store and spending $1000 with a concept called “doubling”, as well as why you may want to start a pantry journal for a time.

#HollerHatWednesday: Who is she with and what did she do all day?

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How to Build A Facebook Campaign - register this week

Stump the Sauce

  • What to do with watercress from kerry

What’s Up in the Garden

  • ALL THE STRAWBERRIES

Listener advice on Caronavirus

Fron Jocylyn

If you are a generally robust and under 50 sort of person, figure out who in your neighborhood is immunocompromised or elderly and figure out what you can do to help them limit their exposure. Exchange phone numbers so can help them order things on Amazon or do door drop-offs of their groceries, etc.

Episode 279: Build Your Pantry the Right Way

2 episodes to listen to

  1. Load from the back, take from the front - as in the grocery stores
    1. Avocado Oil Example
    2. Now they are out of it at the store due to service interruptions -- NBD

  2. The food journal (1 month)
    1. Never needed to do this but did not have a large family
    2. You will find yourself knowing how much of a thing you use

  3. Doubling
    1. Take advantage of sales too!

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 9, 2020

There are so many new listeners that I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about our tagline: Helping you build the life you choose on your terms. Lots of people think this podcast is about homesteading, about cooking good food,  about liberty and freedom - and it is. We do tons on starting and growing your own business, side hustles and more. But when you dig right into things a little deeper, you will discover the LFTN is about choosing the life you want to live, then setting yourself up to go there. The life I choose to live is in the country, but this approach works in the city and all over the world. The hardest part of doing it is accepting that you CAN do it.

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Listener Feedback

  • Coronavirus
    • Thermometer
  • Tornado
    • Finding old radios from Linda

Webinar Coming March 18

Zoldak Webinar: How to run a Facebook Campaign - March 18 at 7 Eastern.

Register here

Main topic of the Show: Live the Life You Want

8 foundations to live the life you choose

  1. Set yourself up to opt out (Debt free)
  2. Decide what you want (Life strategic plan)
  3. Always move the ball forward for YOU (#My3things)
  4. Get your house in order (Be prepared for the most likely)
  5. Lose the deadweight (NETWORK: Surround yourself with doers not takers)
  6. Reframe the things you cannot change - (Mental programming)
  7. Find ways to do what you want to do (Liberty)
  8. Give back (Teach and mentor)

Ideas from Members

  • an expert show -- need questions and suggestions if you think this is a good idea.
  • Livestreaming the podcast - would help if I had 1000 youtube subscribers. Subscribe

Make it a great week!

Song: Belly Dancing Vamp Tune

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 6, 2020

Today, we are joined by Jenni Hill as she talks about how she uses journaling and focusing on a single word of focus each year to guide her growth. 

Friday Feature: Tim Cook’s Handyman Videos on Youtube - gave one of our other community members a great idea for building his new business through doing home repossession  cleanups for banks.

All-Season’s Maintenance Youtube Channel (Tim Cook)

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Main content of the show: Change Your Life With Jenni Hill

Jenni on Social Media

Jenni just completed training as a massage therapist in Tennessee, where she makes her home with her children and a dog. She enjoys spending time with her feet in the dirt, learning to grow things and having new experiences. When she’s not in the outdoors, or reading, she’s in the kitchen creating something yummy. Believing in the power of positivity and perspective, Jenni spends time encouraging others to live their best life.

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 4, 2020

Today, we talk about how ready we were here at the Holler Homestead for the aftermath of the Tennessee tornadoes and what you can learn for that as you build the ability to make it through similar events at your home or on your homestead. I will come at this with my homestead as the example but also keeping in mind that many of you live in a city and have different realities.

#HollerHatWednesday: What is she doing?

Thanks to the folks who offered work trade for part of their tuition to our Spring workshop. I took the first person who contacted me and am thankful for all the interest!

LivingFreeinTennessee.com/Tornado is where I will collect local resource information when the internet lets me.

CacTeam.com is already active in Nashville and is looking for people who what to help and possibly resource donations.

PS: I do not have good internet so the website show notes will not be up until I do.

Mar 3, 2020

Last week’s shows seemed to shake comments out of the trees, so today I will share some feedback with y’all as well as further thoughts on the following topics:

  • Preparing for Coronavirus
  • #Mythreethings, what it is and how it works -- and why even try it?
  • Conquering your debt monster (We had tons of input on this one

NOTICE: Looking for someone to help with things related to workshop set up/or tear down in exchange for a half priced ticked. Email me if that person is you.

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Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Need to move everything out of that space as we prepare for a GSD Weekend 
  • My coronavirus shopping list: $43
  • Hopefully joining  a herd share (and what one is)
  • Duck Stew: greens, lemon juice, chicken and duck stock, peppers, garlic, onion, mushrooms, chili sauce (keto friendly)
  • Keto accountability update

What’s in Season

  • Watercress is about done here right now, but I expect a second round
  • Plantain
  • Chickweed should be coming on
  • Keep an eye out for wild mustard greens
  • Dead nettle is blooming

Operation Independence

  • As the plumbing turns
  • Fence posts from trees

Main topic of the Show: Three Things, Coronavirus, and Debt Elimination

#My3things Resources

What it is

Why it Works

How I do my Daily Journal

How to Become Debt Free - listener feedback

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Coronavirus

What has changed: 2 deaths, it is “wild” and nothing really.

What I am paying attention to: travel and shutdowns

Suggestions to be better prepared from listeners in the event of quarantine

  • Choose a project that your family can do together, like put in a garden or painting, etc and be ready to do it 
  • Think about other entertainment ideas: books to read, projects to work on, shows to watch, research to do - it is very unlikely you will lose internet but you never know
  • Keep your vehicles above half full on gas just in case you need them and there is not easy to access fuel nearby

Landing: The best thing to come out of this podcast has been you and today’s show proves it. You have so many great ideas. It really underlines what can be accomplished when you are surrounded by a community of doers.

Make it a great week!

Song: Sauce, Belly Dancing Vamp Tune

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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