Life is lived in seasons. In this present season, I sometimes question how to homestead alone and not die in the process. Many of today’s most successful homesteaders are women! They have learned how to make the sustainable life work for them and they’re doing it all by themselves!
Sustainability is all the rage today, and for good reason! Creating more self-reliance in your life brings more freedom from unfulfilling jobs, stress and debt. Regardless of where you live, you can be more sustainable! Check out these doable “54 Ways to Be More Sustainable”!
As wives and mothers of the 21-century, the homemaking tips we use now aren’t much different than what our grandmothers used. Here are 18 homemaking tips I use. They are in no specific order just some things that might help you find a new way to complete some of your daily chores. Having trouble getting […]
We are starting our second year of selling at our local farmer’s market and last year we learned a hard lesson about how time consuming it is to get ready each week. This year we came up with a solution that we are sure will help us tremendously.
Learning to live a simple life starts with learning how to take care of yourself; it’s knowing that whatever tomorrow brings you will know how to take care of your family in the craziest of situations. Step #1 – Grow your own food – You do not need 20 acres to grow your own food. […]
Planning to build a home is a huge process. Not hiring a contractor, actually building with your own two hands. We are not only building a house, but we are building a natural home, out of our own materials that we collect from our own land. The whole process of deciding and designing our cordwood […]