Skunk sprayed your animal? Here is how to get rid of the odor…

It is that time of year again….  The unwelcome skunks start making their rounds in both urban and rural areas looking for that unsuspecting family pet that is just oh to curious… Well – I have just the recipe for you to print and keep handy.  We have used this several times already with fantastic … ...more

Mountain Woman Rendezvous #1

Something new and fun… Whether you are a true Mountain Woman, a Mountain Woman at heart or you just have something great to share, here is your chance…. Looking for information on homesteading, frugal living, healthy eating, off-grid living, survival, homeschooling,etc…. I look forward to you sharing your information and if you do not have … ...more

Wilderness Pumpkin Skillet Cake ~ GFCF

Well, it was Memorial Day and we were in the woods spending the day as a family panning for gold!  What a wonderful way to spend the day and what fun…  Especially when you find a little fleck here and a little fleck there…  I will be posting my photos from our day panning at … ...more

Chocolate Almond Wilderness Biscotti

Print Chocolate Almond Wilderness Biscotti Author: Tammy Trayer ~ Recipe type: Dessert,biscotti Serves: 12   Ingredients 1¾ cup almond flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ cup sugar 3 XL eggs, room temp, lightly beaten 3 tbsp canola oil or coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla ¾ cup … ...more

Win Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Brownie Mix & Pizza Crust

  In an effort to help others learn how to go gluten free and casein free I am running a month long drawing for a package of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Brownie Mix and a package of Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Pizza Crust. The benefits for our autistic and asperger children is amazing … ...more

Thrifting, Treasures and Some Good News

I am so NOT a shopper. I love the peace of my home and really do not have the desire to go out much, but when I have to run errands one thing I thoroughly enjoy is hitting the thrift stores, Goodwill, a yard sale or an antique store. Now that is my kind of … ...more

How to prepare and cook wild turkey

These last two weeks we have been very blessed here in the Idaho wilderness. Mountain man got his turkey 1st which can be viewed here: Then Mountain Cousin Jonathan got his which can be viewed here: And this morning Mountain Boy, our son Austin got his which can be viewed here: Turkey … ...more

Homemade Wilderness Peanuts

We were blessed last week to have my parents join us from Pennsylvania.  It was a wonderful visit and a lot was accomplished.  I had asked my Mom to bring along some raw peanuts.  The bulk food store that I shop in our area (an hour away) was out of them and I thought it … ...more

New Happenings in the Wilderness

Well everyone….  This is very long overdue….   A LOT of new things have been happening in our neck of the wilderness and not just for me, but the whole family.  God is opening doors left and right and we have not hesitated and have just jumped right in. I have some FANTASTIC news to … ...more


Thanks for checking out my podcasts.  I have recently started doing podcasts in an effort to reach additional people with my knowledge and that of my families.  I have a great desire to inspire others and thought this could be another avenue to do so.  In addition to my own MWJ Podcasts on the website … ...more