Modern Day Homesteader. What a cool title, right? Sometimes people bring me back to reality when they ask,”So what do you DO?” I’m sure they think I sit on my porch drinking sweet tea while the sunsets and my sheep graze. So romanticized. Or maybe they think I muck stalls all day? Or ploy fields […]
The homestead lifestyle comes with a necessity to learn new skills; one must become a jack of all trades. Things like construction, animal husbandry, plumbing, welding, electrical, machinery repair and gardening all come with wide, deep learning requirements. The ability to learn quickly and efficiently is one that is important to develop, even moreso when […]
Instagram is one of the best places to be, and there are so many things you can learn from these Insta-homesteaders! Here are my top nine that won’t spam your feed.
Funny story. So, I went out to collect eggs one morning and one of my hens was injured. It seemed like she got cornered and attacked in a nest box and then there was a free-for-all. After 20 minutes I finally caught her (after catching the wrong leghorn twice). Anyways, I brought her inside and […]
“Homesteading is a family that is living and working together to live as self-sustaining as possible; using what is available to them. This may include a few pots of veggies growing on their balcony to thousands of acres of farm land.” – Tanya Tanya’s husband worked a very high stress job for many years and […]