People that come and visit us or see us out and about are shocked when they realize just how little money we live on–and no, there’s no government funding. Homesteaders really do have the amazing ability to live on very little money. One of the questions I get asked often is how we do it. […]
I have a few simple ways you can start living within your means today. Living with your means; many of us aren’t even familiar with this term. By definition, means refers to a person’s income or assets; so living within one’s means is to not spend greater than your income or assets. It is a […]
Here were are in 2016; I can hardly believe it. What I can believe is that many of us made some bad money decisions last year. But I have some money saving lessons for the new year to help you get off to the right start! First let me start by saying that beating yourself […]
What homestead doesn’t need to save money? Saving money can be easy when your a homesteader but sometimes we all need a little inspiration to get started. These 25 frugal tips are things that we have used or hope to use on our homestead in the next year.
Saving water is a great way to cut down on your water bill. (Use that extra money to buy some more chickens!). There are lots of great reasons to save water. Many areas are in long term droughts and water is expensively being brought in from long distances. Perhaps you are preparing to move to […]
I know the Dave Ramsey envelope system has helped millions (myself included), but it’s flimsy paper leaves a lot to be desired. Change everywhere, envelopes taped back together for the millionth time… I was fed up! So I decided to ditch the envelope system and start using a system of my own! Check out this […]