I just love to read the Farmers’ Almanac, I learn so many great things each time I pick up that little book. Much of what I read I remember hearing from my grandmothers, so I guess it is like walking down memory lane for me. I just came across an old calendar that had a […]
This year’s garden will be better than ever. I have been doing a lot of reading and studying over the winter to have more productive garden. This is what I hope to accomplish to become more self-sufficient! The garden is tilled! Now time to start planting and planning some more. I love gardening and all […]
I have been reading a lot lately about how the Amish are much healthier than most Americans. They have one of the lowest cancer and autism rates in the nation. It makes me stop and wonder what they are doing that is so different than the rest of the country.
I am one of those people who romanticizes about the Amish way of life. I love their simplicity, the way they put God and community first, and the way they live a simple existence surrounded by family. Their inner circle is small and they know they can count on those around them to get them […]
Think you need countless acres to homestead? Karen, owner of ‘Lil Suburban Homestead, proves daily that lots of land isn’t required to be self-sufficient. Come get to know one of HBN’s bloggers a little better, and find out what Karen has to say when it comes to defining homesteading!
We have learned that living simple really isn’t simple at all. It took some time for us to learn how to slow down and find ways to simplify our life. We had to dig deep and figure out what was important to us. It took changing our mindset on how we wanted to live.