This year is almost over with. My how the time has flown. It seems like I just barely created my goals for the year and now the year is almost gone. I just went over our goals for 2018 and wanted to see how we did. Fair, not great, but perhaps next year we will […]
Homesteading is one of those things that just does not work if you don’t have a plan. Part of that plan is setting goals. What do you want to accomplish on your homestead and what do you envision your homestead to be? The possibilities are endless, but you need goals and a plan! Here we […]
Have you had second thoughts on whether to keep homesteading or not? Maybe you’ve felt like quitting during difficult moments? I certainly have. In the past 10 years of living rural and homesteading on my own with my husband and two children, I’ve had those moments, too. And I’m not ashamed to share them with […]
In this modern world we are losing touch with some traditional skills that we really should preserve. You don’t need to even own land to embrace homesteading! You can learn to homestead anywhere. Homesteading is a way of life, a mindset and it is very rewarding. Traditional homesteading skills are great to learn for ourselves, […]
I know so many people who’ve been waiting and hoping and praying to homestead for years. And when they finally get the opportunity to live on some land, they want chickens, goats, pigs, a milk cow, a huge vegetable garden, an orchard, an herb garden…RIGHT NOW. Unfortunately, they’re setting themselves up for disappointment and discouragement. […]
When it comes to our homesteading journey we are at a point now that we’ve learned two lessons. One, things cost more than we thought they would. And two, things take longer to do than expected. Those combined can really impact a yearly goals list. You’ll see what I mean later.