Before I began making my own soap, I thought about it a lot. A LOT! Whenever I’d go into a health store, I’d always search out the natural soaps—I just LOVED them! And I’d always think, “I think I can make my own soap!?” But making soap got put on the back burner for many […]
Do you have a life plan? Making one allows us to see the steps we need to take to achieve happiness. Combine it with your homesteading plans and you have a complete path to success in life!
How can I be a minimalist when homesteading requires so much stuff!? Each task, hobby or chore requires a slew of tools to accumulate and isn’t minimalism about not owning things? In this post, I dive deeper into what minimalism is, and how homesteaders can be a minimalist!
Decluttering is all the rage right now. And rightly so! We live in a time of massive clutter, consumerism, and waste. It seems everywhere I turn nowadays, there is more and more information about decluttering: How to declutter, why to declutter, simple step by step tips for decluttering, how to be a minimalist, how to […]
I realized the other day, when I walked into a Target store after not being in one probably for at least more than a year, how absolutely strange it felt! About 20 years ago, Target was one of my “Must Go” places every single week! I was a Target freak! And I couldn’t walk out […]
In this simple life that we lead on our homesteads, we should be mindful of how our children see our tending to the earth. Do they see endless hours of chores ahead of tired, agitated, over-worked parents, that would lead them to one day desire leaving the homestead in search of the modern world? Or […]