Entries by Nicole Sauce

Episode 26: Starting Seedlings for the Newbee

Today’s topic: Starting Seedlings for the Newbee. Also today, a comment on some of the divisiveness we have all been experiencing and some thoughts on why certain words trigger bad behavior – especially online. More importantly, we will talk about something you might do to de-escalate these situations. Also, we will be re-upping the Toby […]


Episode 25: Canning in 8 Projects: 1 – Pickles

On today’s show, I will walk you through a specific recipe you can try at home with produce purchased at the store for your first canning project. This is in advance of our soon to be produced youtube series: Learn Canning with 8 Home Preservation Projects. Also cued up for the show is another segment […]

Food Growing Resource

One of my favorite podcasters decided that this would be a great time to go back to the basics on how to grow food! Food Growing Resource: The Survival Podcast Episode is a link to his podcast site.


Episode 22: Holler Homestead Progress Report

Today we will talk about progress we are making here at the Holler Homestead, and along our own pathway toward more independence in Tennessee. I’ll give you an Independence Fund update, tell you how the newspaper is doing, share some of the progress we’ve made on or new farm concepts – and how they have […]


Episode 21: Storing and Using Oyster Mushrooms

Thanks for humoring me last week as we took a step back together and walked through a how to podcast episode. I know you may be wondering what does that have to do with a walk to independence or homesteading? Well there is this thing we all need on the homestead – cash. And one […]


Episode 20: 8 Lessons Learned From Starting a Podcast

Direct download Today is Monday, January 23, 2017 and this is episode 20 of Living Free in Tennessee. When I think back to that first episode, all the ums and edits, the starts and restarts, it is with lots of gratefulness. I am grateful for that special friend who helped me get the one piece […]


Episode 19: Ten Things A New Homesteader Should Know

With episode 20 looming large I decided to talk longer about some of our regular segments today and to review ten things that new homesteaders should consider as they start working on a their piece of land. We have a new development! Samantha the Savings Ninja has agreed to give us a monthly savings segment. […]


Episode 18: Planning the Spring Garden

With a fresh year in front of us, I thought we could take some time today to review a strategy for planning your spring garden. We will also talk about three minor changes you can make this week to set yourself up for a great year. It’s a great time to tap into your perception […]