Living “The Amish Lifestyle” is a common phrase these days, especially among homesteaders. To many, it conveys a simpler lifestyle, with whole foods, family, and faith combined into daily living. Many see the Amish as eating only organic foods, not vaccinating their children, living off their land only, and living the life we all dream […]
We all know that practicing sports or other hands on skills like sewing or singing can improve your skill level, but did you realize the same principle applies when you practice gratitude? What the heck does this have to do with homesteading? There’s a biofeedback loop between you mind and your body. The more we […]
If you’ve been following me for more than 6 months, you know that our ultimate dream is to live a homesteading life. We didn’t grow up in that lifestyle and the switch over has presented challenges that never hit my radar of possibilities. We’ve made so many changes in our day-to-day routines and habits over […]
We are killing ourselves out there, working long hours to pay people for things we can – and should – do ourselves. Here are 10 reasons that will convince you to slow down and simplify.
The homestead movement is huge right now–and for good reason. But where and how does one start getting back to their roots right from where they are at? It can all be so overwhelming. Here are 9 ways to get back to your roots–and 70+ resources to help you along the way.
Do you struggle to out run the dust-bunnies or need scissors to cut yourself free from the spider webs? Keeping ahead of house-cleaning can be a real challenge, especially on the homestead. Our grandmas had a method that was really simple and reliable. I’ve adapted it to work for today’s lifestyle, and you can too. […]