Long days, not enough sleep, hard work and major adjustments have all been testing our marriage these last few months. Homesteading has a way of changing you, sometimes for the worse, but if you let it, it can change you for the better.
I’m learning though, that it isn’t the homestead that is making my life so difficult, but instead it’s my way of organizing or (not organizing) my time here on the homestead. So, I’ve started working on these 10 ways to help my whole family find the simplicity we are looking for here on the homestead.
Caring for outhouses that receive year round use.
Do we live off grid? Yup. Do we have clean, drinkable, running water on tap? Yup, got that too! Check out our short video (and post!) for information about our off grid water system!
It can be SO overwhelming when you are starting out as a homesteader or off-grider! The rewards are incredibly great when you partake such a life, but it takes a lot of planning and even preparation to embrace such a lifestyle.
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