Balancing life on the homestead is not easy, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. I’ll be the first to admit that I have struggled with balance almost my entire adult life. Once our family started to grow and we started to live out the lifestyle that our grandparents had taught us, the task of […]
A 50 lb bag of feed usually lasts me about 6-8 days served dry. I would long to be able to feed my chickens organic, non-GMO pellet but it just wasn’t in the budget. They roam all day so they’re getting as much organic matter as they want, but I still longed for better pellets. […]
As wives and mothers of the 21-century, the homemaking tips we use now aren’t much different than what our grandmothers used. Here are 18 homemaking tips I use. They are in no specific order just some things that might help you find a new way to complete some of your daily chores. Having trouble getting […]
Homesteading is tough work at the best of times. It’s even tougher when dealing with crippling anxiety and depression. Learn some simple but helpful tricks that anyone can apply to help get through the toughest of times while keeping up with your never-ending chores and to-do list. Advice from someone who’s been there (and back) […]
Homesteading isn’t easy, and in all honesty, there are loads of different things that can go wrong. However, there are a couple of issues that are major barriers for just about everyone who wants to be a homesteader, no matter what size their homestead is. Most of us wouldn’t mind a bit more money, but […]
Homesteading is most often associated with farming, gardening and canning in the spring, summer and fall months. But there are plenty of activities to keep homesteaders busy and productive all winter long as well! Here are 13 ideas to get you inspired to live a homestead lifestyle this winter.