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 […]
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 […]