The sun is important for a lot of things. Your vegetable garden will not thrive without enough direct sunlight. The use of solar panels is only worth the effort when you have enough direct sunlight at the right angle. Light in your house during the day is desirable. Knowing the position of the sun on […]
Why would you start a homestead? This is an important question to answer. Get inspired by the reasons why we started a homestead. The first reason: Space around us In Holland we had a two store house in a row of houses. The typical Dutch way of living. An 80 m² house with a 30 […]
I wish I could say that self-sufficient homesteading was an inexpensive way to live, but in all reality, the initial start-up cost of setting up a homestead can be very expensive, and the learning curve can be steep at times. We had a dream to move to the country and live a more self-sufficient lifestyle […]
If you think you need a lot of money to start a homestead, think again. You don’t need a dime! If you learn 3 things, your homesteading journey can be started completely free. Being afraid to start anything with no money is always scary, especially a huge endeavor like homesteading. But do not fret! You […]
Have you ever found yourself in a homesteading slump? Maybe it seems as though everything you go to do is an epic fail, maybe you’ve lost your favorite animal, maybe you’re frustrated with your current situation or location, maybe life has kicked your tail and you just can’t find any motivation, maybe you are dreaming […]
There are so many different reasons people start homesteading, so I thought I would share a few of mine. Whether you’re looking to homestead, or starting a homestead it’s good to remember why you started in the first place.