Society is falling apart in so many places. The earth keeps throwing disasters at us, one after the other. And we are losing our resilience. More and more we are relying on government for assistance, on corporations for supplying our food, clothing and income. On external forces for our happiness. We are giving away our […]
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 […]
As if being adorable wasn’t enough, here’s a whole list of reasons you need to get dairy goats.
Getting started milking your goats (or cows) can be a little confusing. You can start your milking journey in 5 easy to follow steps!
Filling the woodroom – it’s one of our first chores every spring. And we have been hard at it for the last several weeks. And we love finding free firewood! We heat our 3000 square foot house almost entirely with our woodstove. We take down trees each year on our property, and we use woodlot management […]
You know how pictures of homestead online always look perfect? Not a blade of grass or fence post out of place? Well I’m here to tell you the reality of homesteading is much messier. Many homesteads end up taking on a junkyard vibe. They are chaos, but organized chaos. And I promise, there is a […]