For someone just starting out with an existing property or for those who are still contemplating an off-grid homesteading lifestyle, the transition can seem daunting. How do I get started and what do I tackle first? After 37 years living an off-grid, homesteading life, we share our thoughts in a 2 part post. This is […]
Have you always dreamed of the self-sufficient life? Want it so bad you can taste it? Problem is you can’t quite get there because your spouse is dead-set opposed to it? I used to be that person–No, not the one dead-set on homesteading, but the one who would never consider it. But somehow, gently and […]
I recently stumbled across the Abundant Permaculture website and watched a couple of Justin’s videos. That’s when I had my aha moment. Why am I working so hard to fight nature? I struggle with trying to get my morning chores completed while trying to improve our coop to accommodate our recent additions to the homestead, […]
There’s no way 2016 objectives and weeding the garden have anything in common. Maybe not from first glance but really they do. I’ll get to what that is later on. First, I want to share with you (because many have asked) our 2016 goals. We set our objectives for the year on New Year’s Day […]
Putting a homesteading plan in place can help keep you on track, especially if there is an emergency, you’ll know right where you left off. It can help keep you focused on what needs to be done an when. You’ll be more prepared and less stressed when you can keep track of what you need […]
Shake of those Winter blues and start Spring dreaming!