This week we sent off 6 lambs to the butcher that were born and raised here, on our farm. They came to about 190 lbs of packaged meat, which filled our freezer for the year. It might sound weird, but it has been a dream of ours for a long time to raise all of […]
Homesteading is a big job and I’m a go big or go home kind of gal, but taking on too many things often leads to burn out or becoming overwhelmed. I’m a busy mama already, I don’t need anything which will lead to chaos. So, today I’m sharing a few of my lessons learned since […]
I never realized how cooking without a stove would limit us on what we eat! We have no stove or oven. When we moved into the new place, we knew there was no stove/oven in there but figured we could get one second hand and be good. Then we realized that the wiring is not […]
So many times, as we share bits and pieces of our lives with our readers, the nitty gritty homestead truths are cut from the final edit. Maybe they aren’t added at all. The final post about a day in our lives is usually meant to entertain, to encourage and to give you a glimpse of […]
Have you ever met one of your all-time favorite heroes? How did you feel? Giddy? Nervous? Terrified? Here’s my story of chatting with two of the early pioneers of the modern homestead movement.
The homesteading life has a romantic quality to it. Is it really romantic? Here’s how to achieve the state of mind of a true homesteader.