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It’s herb harvest time on Manitoulin Island! Watch how homestead wife Mary harvests, bundles and dries this year’s herb bounty.


Do you dream of building your own cabin or tiny house? Need plans and hands-on construction help with videos? Download a free preview of Steve’s cabin building course – Cozy Cabin. It’s the next best thing to having Steve work side-by-side with you on your site.


Check out Steve’s list of mold control product numbers from various suppliers across North America. No need to rely on store clerks to find products they don’t know exist. Just give them the number if they’re baffled – and they often are!


Food security, great meals and a chance to save money. Root cellars are making a come-back for good reasons.

contractor and client reviewing job plans

Paying contractors in cash is a bad idea that is leading to some unfortunate consequences for Homeowners and Home Professionals.


With the right maintenance and care, a good truck can take you pretty far.


An essential, hands-on skill for people with wood to cut.


Why the decline of this old virtue is something we must stop.


Learn about the last 27 years of Steve’s time on Manitoulin Island, and the two trucks that have been part of the adventure.


Part of the family for 15 years and counting.