Articles in The Homestead Life
I woke up this morning at about 7:30am, and went into the kitchen to find all four kids sitting at the table helping themselves to a bowl of homemade granola. They were trying to be …
With only a few more days until the new year, I’ve been making a mental list of all of the things I wish to accomplish in 2016. As always, my goals are a bit ambitious. …
I’ve been thinking lately about just how blessed we are. Particularly, just how blessed I am to have you all along with us on our journey for the last 8 years.
And it occurred to me …
It’s the time of year when I don’t get around to posting much on the blog. Too much to do outside! (Not to mention I’m now writing full time for The Prepper Project!)
I’m kinda disappointed …
I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Tammy Trayer of Trayer Wilderness on her Mountain Woman Radio Show. We had a great time talking about life as homesteaders, what it’s like living off …
It’s not so bad being stuck at home. There are so many beautiful things to enjoy!
Could there actually be benefits to running a vegetarian homestead? This couple believes there are many. Maybe even for non-vegetarians.
I know all about trying to homestead on a very limited budget. Let me share with you the FOUR things you need to get started homesteading without spending a penny! You might be surprised.
This life- it ain’t easy. Sometimes you feel like you aren’t getting anywhere, like you’re stuck no matter how hard you try to free yourself.
Summer days are busier than ever. So many fun new things to learn and do. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately…
When the days are extremely hot, and the house is like an oven, it’s nice to have a cool place to go for a much needed reprieve.
Here’s an update on a few of the recent happenings around the homestead.
We’ll be putting these rain barrels on the corners of the house to catch most of our wash water. The burn barrel is just what we needed to burn prunings and diseased wood.
“Before we ever started heating our home with wood, I didn’t realize that you can’t just go out into the forest, cut up a tree, and bring it in for the fire. I knew nothing of the curing process. It stinks to look out into the yard and see a big pile of split logs just sitting there, knowing you can’t use them for another year.”
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I’ve been super busy getting ready for the new year! Here’s what I’ve been up to, and what my plans for 2014 are.