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.
Remember the days of writing out your letters by hand? I remember sitting down every Sunday afternoon when I was a little girl and writing out letters to various relatives and friends. There is just something so personal about saying, “I’m thinking about you” with a pen and paper. Perhaps this holiday season, we can […]
Homestead: a house, especially a farmhouse, and outbuildings. That is the very first definition of “homestead” in the Websters dictionary. The next definition is a law. The definition after that is a tax exempt property. And the next definition after that is a cluster of villages where a family resides in community. Did it mention […]
More of us are rethinking the consumer culture we find ourselves immersed in and instead are choosing voluntary simplicity and learning to live with less. We are letting go of the false belief that we need more stuff, and finding the strength and the courage to find ways to be happy with what we have. […]
As far back as I remember, all I’ve ever wanted to be was a homemaker. And for all that time, I’ve been ashamed of it.
Living in tune with the seasons has always had a sense of romance to me. Even before beginning the backyard farming adventure I always tried to mentally mark the passing of the seasons, but I wasn’t sure how to incorporate that acknowledgement into a more purposeful way of living. By being more aware with each […]