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 […]
Caring for outhouses that receive year round use.
The first year on a new homestead can be very overwhelming. What do you do first? What’s the most important? We want everything accomplished as quickly as possible, but we also know it’s impossible. Take the guess work and frustration out of trying to decide what plants to put in the garden first. We’ve done […]
Finding out homestead was the easy part. Buying it, however, has been a challenge. Between the different financing options, working with an estate Judge, changing banks, and me taking time off to have a baby, things have been less than easy. If you’re looking, or in the process of buying your homestead, learn from our […]
Injuries can cause big set backs when homesteading. From clearing land, to wildlife and your own animals, safety needs to be the number one priority in every homestead task!
Reasons why SE Alaska made the perfect place for us to start our homesteading journey. From hunting regulations to the cost of land, Alaska is a homestead friendly place!