For most homesteads, life revolves around the seasons. Spring is preparing for summer, summer is keeping up with the weeds, fall preparing for winter, and winter is spent dreaming of summer. Spring is fun and exciting planting seedlings and dreaming of the over-abundant harvest the garden will supply. Fall prepping always seems to be a […]
Preparedness is vital to homesteading. While we all have different reasons for homesteading, many of us strive to be independent and self-reliant. Part of that self-reliance is the ability to care for our families and animals when things go wrong. Making a plan and putting it in writing can make a big difference in our […]
As fall approaches, homesteaders are packing away food like squirrels. For some, however, the garden didn’t produce as much as what was needed or wanted. This needn’t be a time of panic for those with poor food storage. Here are seven other areas to consider to secure your food for the upcoming year.
Do you dream of homesteading? Do you homestead in the city or in an urban setting? Is farming old hat for you? It doesn’t matter where you are on your homestead journey, we all start somewhere. This captivating journey is one we don’t complete until we leave this world! I offer these homesteading tips for […]
I was so excited to make this Anti-Itch Soap that as soon as my husband walked in the door I declared, “I made Poison Ivy Soap!” He looked at me oddly and said, “I hope you didn’t put poison ivy in soap, Kelly.” That made me laugh. I guess he doesn’t know what I’m going […]
So what is it that makes a farm business successful? What does ‘success’ look like on a farm? How do you do it so that 10 years from now you aren’t walking away crying? There are four major areas for you to start think about: Your Family (most people desire and need this to be […]