As we were building a Homestead here, down south in Portugal, I discovered that this process runs in phases. Since we are on a mountain ridge where many people are starting their own place for sustainable living, we could talk to a lot of people about building up their site. It seems that nearly everybody […]
Have you ever found yourself in a homesteading slump? Maybe it seems as though everything you go to do is an epic fail, maybe you’ve lost your favorite animal, maybe you’re frustrated with your current situation or location, maybe life has kicked your tail and you just can’t find any motivation, maybe you are dreaming […]
Homesteading is about becoming more self-sufficient, decreasing your dependence on external sources like utilities and retail providers, and living a more local life to be healthier and diminish your impact on the environment. Achieving those goals requires that we are continually learning new skills and expanding on that knowledge. If you’re just starting to see […]
The desire to start homesteading is so wonderful. At the same time it can be completely overwhelming. It can be hard to know when to start or even how to start. I have compiled a list of my top 9 tips for getting started homesteading. I hope they will help and encourage you on your […]
Homesteading is hard! Here’s my 10 must-have items that make homesteading easier for me, and exactly where to buy them. They’re not what you think!
I used to hear these phrases come out of my mouth a lot; “When we have a homestead” or “When we can homestead”, I mean a lot, a whole lot, like many times a day. I’m a dreamer, I get these picture perfect images and ideas in my head. I’m not sure at what point […]