Author Archives | Angi Schneider

About Angi Schneider

"Angi Schneider is a minister’s wife and homeschooling mom. She is passionate about growing food for her family and living a simple life. She blogs their homesteading and homeschooling adventures at and is the author of The Gardening Notebook which she wrote to help other gardeners remember all the great information they are learning."

Building a Community Reliant Life

August 10, 2015


SP - Squash on vine

It has been said, that no man is an island…and neither is a family. Many people believe that being self-reliant means meeting all your family’s needs from what you produce on your property. Our family believes that being self -reliant means meeting the needs of our family in the most sustainable ways possible. We have […]

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Homesteading Accidents That Will Get You Killed

June 19, 2015


Vehicle tips over after accident

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) “farm accidents and other work-related health problems claim as many as 1300 lives and cause 120,000 injuries a year, most of which are preventable.” (source) On average, 113 youth (under the age of 20) are killed in farm related accidents per year. (source) By […]

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Getting Started With Beekeeping & Common Mistakes To Avoid

March 17, 2015


Getting Started With Beekeeping

Keeping bees is a fun and rewarding project for the homesteader or prepper. However, it’s not as easy as reading a book, buying a hive and some packaged bees. Beekeeping is both an art and a science. The science part can be learned by reading books and research. The art part will only happen when […]

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