It doesn’t happen quickly, and it certainly doesn’t happen in the span of a half-hour TV program. It has taken a couple years to actually go through everything in our house and shop. Life doesn’t stand still so we can declutter; it keeps on throwing things & situations in the way. The process can stir […]
So you’ve bought your homestead. After years of dreaming, and saving and planning, it’s finally yours! Now what? Land still costs money, taxes will always be there, so most of us still need to make an income. I’ve collected the best ways to make money from the comfort of your homestead!
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.
Why I stopped following the doctor’s advice and started living clean. For years I’ve been told; no-fat, low-fat, low-carb, count calories, low-sugar, high protein, and on and on. A few years ago I made the decision to stop following all that advice and create a plan to start a healthy clean eating way of life. […]
What I dreamed of was being an old-fashion homemaker. I found comfort in programs like Little House on the Prairie and The Walton’s. I idealized June Cleaver from Leave it to Beaver and Aunt Bea from The Andy Griffith Show. Even as an adult I still have an idealistic view of a woman whose primary […]
I’ve been doing some deep cleaning this fall, and this time it’s the bathrooms. Here’s my rundown of deep cleaning a bathroom, and a printable checklist to go with it!