Our first season with livestock has been full of learning, and our ducks have been some of our favorite bumbling, awkward, and endearing “teachers” to watch! The adventure with our Indian Runner Ducks and Cayuga Ducks is just beginning, but I hope that our “newbie homesteader” realizations about ducks can be a help to the […]
Homesteading Mistakes! The Top Beginner Homesteading Mistakes that You Can Avoid Making.Top beginner homesteading mistakes you can avoid…quite a mouthful, right? But seriously there are some homesteading mistakes that you can avoid from the get-go and have a better experience. There are too many homesteaders, backyard farmers and the like giving up because they simply […]
Here are several reasons why you shouldn’t wait until you move to your dream homestead, but instead you should start your homesteading journey right now and right where you are.
When we first moved to our current home, I had no idea that I wanted to be a homesteader. None at all. I didn’t know the first thing about gardening, chickens, ducks, rabbits, or even how to can food. I had some things to learn along the way, and I have made many, many mistakes. […]
“So, if I was gonna do this homesteading thing, what are some items I’d need to have to get started?” I get asked this question a lot, and it makes sense because there are many things that you’ll need as a homesteader! But often times when we think about homesteading necessities, we tend to list […]
Homesteading is a fun adventure. But, it’s not just that. It’s a lifestyle. Nobody says it’s easy. Nobody says there aren’t days that you’ll want to just pack up and move to a condo on the beach. Trust me, I’ve had those days- I get it. I can tell you that there are things that […]