For now, our farm life includes an outdoor shower and barn kitchen. Our focus over the winter had been entirely on rebuilding the barn, and making sure the animals would be comfortable when they moved. This meant putting some of the usual luxuries of houses on hold.
Living a simple life isn’t rocket science! Check out the ways I make sure I stay on track to the best life possible.
We don’t consider ourselves “Preppers.” We are “Homesteaders.” When you really break it down though, homesteading leads to preparedness. Almost inevitably, the two paths will run parallel and cross over each other. The lines between these two groups are extremely blurry. Growing up in Southeast Alaska, you learn early on that it is always good […]
“The homesteading life to me is about living simply. It is about being grateful for the gifts God has given us and using those gifts wisely. To put it in tangible terms, it’s baking fresh bread, growing and harvesting your own vegetables, witnessing the miracle of birth whether it’s baby goats, ducklings or chicks. It’s […]
How much debt would you be comfortable taking on to get the home you want? Often we are led to believe we ‘deserve’ a beautiful home, new car, or fancy clothes by all the media images around us. When we don’t have what others do, we can be left feeling deprived and resentful. We may […]