Daily life, especially as a homesteader, can be quite chaotic. There are outside chores to be done, inside chores, kids and critters to take care of, just to name a few. Having a daily plan can be a lifesaver and the difference between running around like a chicken with it’s head cut-off and actually getting […]
So what does it really mean? Be a Producer not a Consumer? For us it means keeping life as simple as possible. It means living as close to the land and being as self-sufficient as we possibly can. It means knowing what we do today is building the foundation for our future, tomorrow. How did […]
We live in a world of microwaves, electric coffee pots, T.V.’s and cell phones, but that doesn’t mean we have to use everything at our disposal. In my home, I’m always looking for the simpler side of things and try to reach for things that will keep me separated from the modern world as much […]
This book is hard to categorize; on the one hand it has some really amazing recipes so it could be considered a down home, real food cookbook, some of those recipes are for homemade beauty/cleaning supplies so it could also be called a simple/organic living book. There are beautiful personal stories that Melissa shares about […]
Feeling overwhelmed? Burnt out? Homesteading’s hard! Learn this one easy way to simplify every aspect of your homestead.
We’ve made a lot of sacrifices for me to be able to stay home with our daughter. It hasn’t been easy, but the longer I’m home, the more I know this is where I’m supposed to be. I’ve listed 25 things that we have cut to help us be able to live off one income.