It doesn’t happen quickly, and it certainly doesn’t happen in the span of a half-hour TV program. It has taken a couple years to actually go through everything in our house and shop. Life doesn’t stand still so we can declutter; it keeps on throwing things & situations in the way. The process can stir […]
Have you been dreaming of living more self-sufficient? Maybe your dream is to leave the rat-race behind and learn how to be more responsible for your own the well-being? If so, I am here to tell you it is possible to achieve your dreams! There’s no particular guide I can give you to become more […]
One common theme that I hear a lot is that you need a lot of money to homestead. I actually disagree with this. The reason being is that anyone can fulfill their homestead dreams with the right steps. And what I mean by this is to begin slowly. It takes time to build a dream […]
In this simple life that we lead on our homesteads, we should be mindful of how our children see our tending to the earth. Do they see endless hours of chores ahead of tired, agitated, over-worked parents, that would lead them to one day desire leaving the homestead in search of the modern world? Or […]
What is simple living & minimalism like? I love the idea of minimalism. But something about the trendy or modern day idea of minimalism doesn’t fit into my lifestyle. It works for many people, don’t get me wrong, but it doesn’t work for my family dynamic. Instead, we choose to live simply. To be organized, […]
I’m learning though, that it isn’t the homestead that is making my life so difficult, but instead it’s my way of organizing or (not organizing) my time here on the homestead. So, I’ve started working on these 10 ways to help my whole family find the simplicity we are looking for here on the homestead.