This post will share an inspiring little collection of essays, those that have been the best loved on the blog, and how to get your hands on the ebook. It is currently February, and we have had a wet, long winter by all accounts. It is kind of dreary out, I’m sick of sweeping up […]
It can be SO overwhelming when you are starting out as a homesteader or off-grider! The rewards are incredibly great when you partake such a life, but it takes a lot of planning and even preparation to embrace such a lifestyle.
It all started with the unplugging of the television. I came home after another stressful day at work, sat on the couch and grabbed for the remote. “Click”. Nothing. “I unplugged it,” my husband answered to the confused look on my face. That one small act began a journey towards self sufficiency. We are nowhere […]
Our story really starts with my Great Uncle Ed, who always dreamed of having a farm. In the 1960’s, he retired very young, found a piece of land (about 3.5 acres), designed his dream home and threw himself into homesteading. Everyone told him he was crazy! Mainly through books, he taught himself all he could […]