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Articles in The Homestead Life

Budget? What Budget??

August 26, 2009 – 8:36 pm

I have a confession to make…

Adjusting To Life With Three

August 9, 2009 – 8:24 pm

Sleep deprived and brain dead… it may be a couple of months before I’m worth anything again!

The Old Chimney’s Story

June 30, 2009 – 8:43 am

Though I was uneasy with the men being here, I am glad to know more about this land we live on. And now I have a great story about the old home site to pass on to my kids!

My Little Farmer Man

June 27, 2009 – 6:11 pm

His first John Deere tractor.

The Best Way To Catch A Mouse

June 23, 2009 – 3:11 am

I’ve tried them all: snap traps, sticky pads, rat poison, electronic devices, and even cats… none of them work with any comparison to this flawless mouse catcher!

The Snowy Screen Means No More Couch Potatoes

June 15, 2009 – 3:11 pm

I am so glad the day finally came… You know, the whole DTV switch day.

A Beautiful Day on the Homestead

March 29, 2009 – 11:01 am

“What a beautiful, peaceful day it is today! The sun is out, a nice breeze is blowing, and there’s nothing more to do than enjoy the day…”

Gun Shots In The Country

March 18, 2009 – 7:03 pm

“In my neighborhood in California, if you hear gun shots you drop what you’re doing and hit the deck! You run for cover… you call 9-1-1! And I’m sure that would be the case in most places in America. But out here in the country, no, no, it’s a very different story.”

Our New Home On The Homestead

March 13, 2009 – 11:54 am
Hallway After

Last year we bought a horribly trashed foreclosure, and fixed it up over an 8 month period. Here are some “Before” and “After” pictures of the remodel.

Scored Some Free Canning Jars

March 13, 2009 – 6:02 am

Gotta love FREE stuff!

My New Clothesline

March 13, 2009 – 2:00 am
My New Clothesline

I finally got my new clothesline up! And it was super cheap to do too!

Yay! Finally Some Snow!

March 2, 2009 – 3:52 pm

The kids were so excited that it finally snowed!!

I Can’t Believe He Shot A Rabbit!

February 21, 2009 – 9:41 pm
His First Rabbit

“It really was quite a humorous scene. Two city kids, trying to figure out how to skin and cook a rabbit.”