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Welcome to WMH Cheryl’s Blog

By | March 21, 2016

I live off grid with horses, goats, chickens, llamas, meat rabbits, dogs, and too many darn feral cats. I am attempting to become more self-sufficient by growing and raising my own food on my homestead.  Being a Prepper is just part of this lifestyle. This blog is dedicated to sharing the lessons I have learned while purchasing raw… Read More »

Nocturnal Chickens ???

By | August 21, 2017

Yep….. nocturnal chickens exist.  The above picture I took tonight by flashlight.  Hence the crappy photo and poor background.  It is tough chasing a free range nocturnal chicken around with a flashlight in one hand and trying to trap it in an area so she will stand still for a photo op.  LOL I have mentioned this hen… Read More »

Facebook Shut Me Down !!!

By | July 13, 2017

Can you believe that????   Grrrrrr…… This is definitely in the RANT category. WHY???? Because I am using my WMH Cheryl screen name.  If you haven’t read the story behind that, click on About on the main menu. There are only a handful of people that know my real name.  I don’t use my real name on the… Read More »

Mandatory Emergency Evacuation – Are you Ready?

By | February 13, 2017

  Many of you may not be aware of the nightmare emergency that is confronting Northern California.  Yesterday evening (Sunday February 12th, 2017) around 5pm, Mandatory Evacuation orders were given to over 165,000 residents in Oroville California and surrounding cities.  Warning was also sent to other people living further away that more flood waters could be heading their… Read More »

Easy DIY Projects for Preppers

By | January 5, 2017

Today we have a Guest Contributor who wishes to remain anonymous.  I look forward to all of us sharing our knowledge and ideas.   Ever felt tired of buying survival items? Just yesterday I bought a rain poncho, and I still have a couple of dozen of survival items on my wish list. Tools, gear food, information… all… Read More »

Prepper Stocking Stuffers

By | December 12, 2016

Do you have family and friends that are into Prepping?  Or more likely, do you have family and friends that you WISH were into prepping but they just shake their head at you and think your preparedness activities are crazy?  Since I am in that boat, I try to give gifts to family and friends that may help… Read More »

How to Make Kombucha at Home – Video

By | October 11, 2016

I first learned about Kombucha a few years ago.  It was probably during my reading of Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellis Katz or Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon.  I own and love  both of these books.  I highly recommend them for your homestead or off grid library.  This is how our ancestors preserved food before canning and refrigerators… Read More »

“Impossible Beyond this Point” – By Joel Horn

By | October 10, 2016

I recently became reacquainted with Joel Horn’s writing when I started reading his Mare Tranquillitatis fiction series. Here is Joel’s Author Page on Amazon along with his website JoelHornAuthor.com I started with Lost Coast Rocket Book #1, then Hatching the Phoenix Egg Book #2.  I am anxiously awaiting Book #3.  Lost Coast Rocket (Mare Tranquillitatis Series Book 1) Hatching the Phoenix… Read More »

Definition of “Living Off Grid”

By | October 10, 2016

  I think there are as many definitions of “Living Off Grid” as there are people that attempt to answer that question.  I of course have my own opinion and will also describe what I call “off” Off Grid living which is what I call what I do. Wikipedia defines Off the Grid (OTG) as: The term off-the-grid… Read More »

Darrell Maloney – Prepper & Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Author

By | October 3, 2016

I absolutely love all of Darrell Maloney’s books!  Of course as one of my favorite authors his books are also available under Kindle Unlimited.  (Read all about Kindle Unlimited here). I started with his “Final Dawn” series, then his “Countdown to Armageddon”, then to my favorite “Alone”.  His “Red” series branches off from his Alone series so don’t… Read More »