We hear a lot about the vintage skills of growing our own food, home preservation, re-purposing, being less wasteful and home-cooked meals.but there is so much more that goes right along with all that. While we are busy practicing those old-fashion skills, we’ve also been busy practicing some old-fashion values!
Who ever thought of the term “simple living” to describe our way of life? Simple living is all about living consciously, aiming for self-sufficiency, re-discovering the “old ways”, taking responsibility for your own happiness, and making more time for what’s really important in life. I can tell you (from experience) simple living is not simple […]
What I wish I knew before I started homesteading definitely isn’t all cute and sweet, but it is all worth it and I wouldn’t change it for the world. In fact, it’s one of the hardest things I have ever done in my lifetime, but it is also extremely rewarding and provides so much peace […]
God has a way of helping you put things in perspective and He has a way of teaching you some invaluable lessons along the way. I’ve always prided myself on planning things out and having a routine to get me through.
When you compare the lifestyle of a city-living apartment dweller to a farm family, it’s apples to oranges. There is no question that living in the country requires more stuff. When we moved to our farm, we realized there were things we really did need if we were going to make our desired lifestyle work. […]
A cluttered house causes a cluttered mind…as well as being a pain in the neck when you’re trying to find anything. Here are 5 practical steps to declutter your house and keep it that way. Stop procrastinating and get started!