Let’s be honest: finding things to be frustrated about on the homestead is NOT a hard task. It can be easy to focus on the sick chicken, broken fence, busted tractor, failing garden, or really, really headstrong goat and feel overwhelmed by the negative. However, there are just as many things that are beautiful as […]
This is a story of one the most rewarding days in my life. It involves rescuing sick kittens, caring for them and finding a qualified home after fearing they might die in my hands… Discovering a frightened lost dog who had been missing for several days after running away from a pet sitter… And a […]
We all know that practicing sports or other hands on skills like sewing or singing can improve your skill level, but did you realize the same principle applies when you practice gratitude? What the heck does this have to do with homesteading? There’s a biofeedback loop between you mind and your body. The more we […]
Being thankful for what we have is something we work on every day. Our daughter made us realize that simple things we take for granted can be big things to others.