If you’re on the fence about homesteading, chances are good that you’ve already thought about this topic. Most people choose to homestead to simplify their lives, slow down, and be more self reliant. There are 5 other ways that homesteading improves your life overall that many don’t consider. Homesteading is a lifestyle. It will change […]
Homesteading requires consistent hard work, and in a world that often values luxury and convenience, why are so many of us are choosing the homesteading lifestyle. In this series, I interview homesteaders at different stages from just beginning to advanced homesteading and ask about their reasons for choosing to homestead. What I discovered is that […]
The life of a homesteader can be so satisfying. The gardening, the chickens, the joy of homemade food…it’s all there. However, a non homesteader friend or family member may look at you in wonder as they live their lives quite differently from you. Here are some things your non-homesteading friends may not understand.
You never know what kind of reaction people will have when they find out that you homestead. In fact, the word “homesteading” seems to have a different meaning to everyone. However, I have narrowed most reactions into three categories. Which reaction do you usually get?