Diannia McDaniels-Crum's Profile

Diannia McDaniels-Crum's picture

My Gender

Female

A Little about Me

I love being outside in nature. Working for what I want. I have always dreamed of building my own home so I can be self sufficient. I love to garden, can, cook from scratch and enjoy life.

Additional Photos

My Build Projects

We are building our dream homestead on 13 acres 1/10 of a mile from state forest. We have two large ponds with lots of fish, small orchard, garden, several chickens and a goat(so far). We are building a bermed earthbag semi round house with attached...

Why I Build Sustainably

We want to leave this planet a little better off for our children and grand children. We want to reconnect with nature, which is where our health and heart are.

Skills I would like to Work on or Share.

I love building with reclaimed and recycled item. I am a very good cook especially over an open fire.I

My Life Philosophy

Leave everything and everyone I touch a little better off.

Building Styles I have Experience in

Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)

My Occupation

Homemaker, homesteader and homeschooler

What I Read, Watch, and Listen to

I love music especially acoustic guitar and drumming around a fire.

Building Styles I'm Interested in

Cob
Straw Bale
Adobe/Mud Bricks
Reclaimed Materials
Local Materials (ie Sustainable Wood)
Stone/Flint walls
Earthbag

My Eating Habits

Omnivore
I was diagnosed with an illness and have found being closer to nature has given me hope that the doctors were not able to. I am invigorated when I work with the earth and nature.