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Small Scale Life

Resilience through Simple Living, Gardening, Homesteading, and Community Building

About the show

Join your hosts Tom and Julie as we discuss developing Resilience through Simple Living, Gardening, Homesteading and Building Community. As we leave the city behind, and we are going back to the land to build a Barndominium at our Eagles Ridge Homestead in Western Wisconsin. Let’s learn, do, grow and be a little better everyday!

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Episodes

  • Escape Velocity: Blogging is Art with Atlantis Gazette

    October 30th, 2020  |  55 mins 44 secs
    debt free life, escape velocity, financial freedom, side hustle, small business

    In this 175th Episode of the Small Scale Life Podcast, I am going to be talking about Escape Velocity: Blogging is Art with Atlantis Gazette.

  • Gardening Tips and Advice with Demler and Bell

    October 22nd, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    In this Small Scale Life Podcast episode, I am going to be talking about Gardening Tips and Advice with the Texas Tornadoes Drew Demler and Michael Bell.

  • Practicing Gratitude for the Good, Bad and the Ugly.

    October 15th, 2020  |  34 mins 36 secs
    mindset, resilience, simple living

    It is the 5 Year Anniversary of Small Scale Life. In this podcast episode, I am going to be talking about Practicing Gratitude for the Good, Bad and the Ugly. It is great to be back!

  • Relaxing Wind Chimes, Wind and Birds in Minnesota

    April 28th, 2020  |  17 mins 8 secs
    resilience, simple living, sounds of nature

    This is another member appreciation podcast episode to help you decompress or meditate to wonderfully calming and relaxing Wind Chimes, wind and birds in Minnesota.

  • Starting an Urban Farm from Scratch with Michael Bell

    April 22nd, 2020  |  56 mins 13 secs
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to, urban farming

    In this episode of the Small Scale Life Podcast, we are going to discuss how Michael Bell is Starting an Urban Farm from Scratch.

  • Relaxing Stream of Meditation

    April 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    resilience, simple living, sounds of nature

    This podcast episode is simply a way for you to decompress while listening to a relaxing stream of meditation near Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota.

  • Adapting, Adjusting and Overcoming Obstacles

    April 11th, 2020  |  20 mins 35 secs
    mindset, resilience, simple living

    In this podcast episode, I talk about the frustrations and pressure that seems to be mounting in this State of Quarantine and how adapting, adjusting and overcoming obstacles is the path forward. Can we do things better once this over?

  • Modern Victory Gardens in 2020

    April 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    What is a Modern Victory Garden in 2020? I have assembled a panel of gardeners, farmers and homesteaders to talk about Victory Gardens and our thoughts about gardening in these modern and difficult times.

  • What is Resilience?

    March 24th, 2020  |  26 mins 12 secs
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    This is our 167th episode of the show, and for this one, I ask the question: What is Resilience?

  • Whole30 Challenge Results and Thoughts

    March 17th, 2020  |  28 mins 22 secs
    health and fitness renew you

    In this post and podcast episode, I discuss Whole30 Challenge results a week after completing the challenge and answer the next question: "Whats next?"

  • SSG-Growing Mushrooms and Gardening in Virginia

    February 27th, 2020  |  49 mins 15 secs
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    In this episode of the Small Scale Gardening Podcast, Mr. Tactical Jay and I discuss growing mushrooms and gardening in Virginia.

  • What is Whole30? How to Reset Your Body and Mind

    February 13th, 2020  |  46 mins 23 secs
    health and fitness renew you

    I discuss developing a healthy lifestyle, what is Whole30, what we are doing here at Small Scale Life this month and provide resources for Whole30.

  • SSG: A 3 Step Process for My 2020 Garden Plan

    February 6th, 2020  |  36 mins 41 secs
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    I talk about the 2019 Garden Season, discuss my 2020 Garden Plan process, walk through the 3 steps, and provide the final list for my 2020 Garden.

  • 9 Tips to Start Your $1000 Emergency Fund

    January 30th, 2020  |  40 mins 13 secs
    financial freedom

    We are talking about The Saving Problem, defining an Emergency Fund, discussing our experience and giving you 9 Tips to Start Your $1000 Emergency Fund.

  • SSG: What is Small Scale Gardening?

    January 23rd, 2020  |  29 mins 12 secs
    diy, gardening, homesteading, how to

    In this post and episode, I am defining Small Scale Gardening, and I discuss why it could be a game-changer for new gardeners; veteran gardeners; older or physically challenged gardeners; and renters. This post and podcast episode will serve as a framework for future gardening projects, articles, podcast episodes and videos.

  • 12 Unique New Year’s Resolutions from a Caldera

    January 15th, 2020  |  52 mins 38 secs
    mindset, minimalism, simple living

    In this 160th Episode of the Small Scale Life Podcast, I am going to briefly discuss our wonderful trip to Hawaii, define a Caldera, discuss the 12 Unique New Year’s Resolutions from a Caldera, and walk through a practical application of these Resolutions in your own life.