There is typically a rhythm to the tasks of running a home/homestead. This year has been a little out of kilter. We are getting it done, but Wowza! all at once. If you feel like you are the only one trying to keep up with several big projects at once, hop on over and see […]
Before we made our homestead leap, we lived on a 6 figure income. Moving to the Alaskan bush has made holding a regular 9-5 impossible. Moving from a large steady income to a small inconsistent one has been a challenge. Here’s how we are handling it, as well as our future plans for making our […]
We have wood heat for winter. While looking for something else in the “Free” advertisements, we stumbled upon this jackpot. Take a look at what else we’ll be using it for.
With the plethora of information all over the internet, it can be overwhelming to find reliable resources when trying to learn a new skill while homesteading. These resources should help you narrow down your options a bit and get you on your way to a more rewarding homesteading journey.
We write every month on the activities going on at HiBar Ranch here in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee to give our readers a sense of the seasonality of farm life. It is hard to believe it is the middle of August already. The thrill of fall is beginning to arrive. The pumpkins on […]
Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year and also the busiest. There are so many chores that get done in the fall. Having a checklist and a plan can help make this time of year so much less stressful!