Spring is always busy on the Homestead and some years it is busier than others. Heck some weeks are busier … More
Chances are if you ask twenty homesteading families what the parameters are to be termed “homesteading” you get twenty slightly different answers. You need to develop your own answer to this. To me, homesteading is to make your home as self-sustaining as you choose, incorporating your land and your skills to be less reliant on others and stores. This will look different between you and I or myself and my friends. That’s OK. There is no “right” answer although there might be a lot of “wrong” ones. Your “right” answer is what works for you at any given time.
I haven’t done an accountability post for Second Time Around Homestead in a while. I’m not really going to now, … More
We have backyard chickens. They have a lovely coop and plenty of penned-in space, but we usually let them free … More