I want to be a “homestead wife”, a Proverbs 31 wife, and this loaf of bread is my first step. By next summer, we’ll have a new greenhouse and huge garden. Thanks to a few days of dip netting in-between renovations, our big freezer is already full of fresh, Alaskan salmon and due to hunting […]
Most of us live hectic lifestyles. With today’s society, we are always go, go, go. If you don’t answer that text message or email back within 5 minutes, you’re almost considered a recluse in today’s day and age. The Amish lifestyle portrays the simplicity and freedom that most of us crave on some level, whether […]
The other day I was skimming through Facebook and saw an article about a bill being passed to allow people to dry their clothes on a line outside. I was floored. “Is this for real?” I asked myself. As usual, I went into research mode and was shocked to find that there are numerous places […]
Each life fades into the mists of time. This is the way of all men. The memories and traces of ourselves we leave behind in others is all that remains. Theses are Voices of Heritage. If you’ve read about me on The Farmers Lamp, you know my maternal grandparents are a great part of who […]
Do you dream of owning your own homestead? A place where you can grow your own food, raise your own animals and stop being reliant on those big-box stores. From our own experience I can tell you that with some careful planning and modest investment almost anyone can turn that dream into reality.
In your quest to break the chains that bound you to the chaotic rat race, have you unknowingly become a slave to the simple life? Hint: You don’t have to do everything like Ma Ingalls. I promise.