No, I don’t get any kick backs for this, but don’t we all dream about our gardens as the snow … More
How to start homesteading: 6 simple starting points
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.
Mud Season on the Homestead
MudSeason on the homestead is a season without time. It’s also time without a season, and a time between. That … More
Excerpt from our book series on Homestead Income
The following is an excerpt from our latest Kindle Vella series: How To Make Money On Your Homestead – Enjoy … More
Easy Homesteading Side Hustles (that anyone can do!)
There are a lot of side hustles that start out as a personal hobby or self-improvement and then are expanded to be profitable. Here is a quick list of ideas for you to hustle a little extra cash with very little work.
Winter 2021 Homesteading Accountability
Homesteading is one of those things that doesn’t really lead to resolutions. It’s more about plans and dreams and the steps of how to achieve them. However, we still need to be accountable for our actions (or in-actions) and consistently re-evaluate. You may remember what we wrote in the fall here. I was in the process…
Autumn Accountability – Our First Year
We’re quickly rushing out of October into November. The calendar may say we’re in the middle of fall, but realistically (as the snow falls every few days) we’re at the end of autumn. Time for our seasonal accountability. Autumn is filled with a lot of tasks that happen every year for us regardless of whether we say we are homesteaders or not.
Book Review of Backyard Gardening by Peter Greenfield
I really liked how Mr Greenfield began his book by comparing, with specific examples, the conventional farmer to the organic farmer.
Our First Year of Homesteading – Spring
What we have We have started seeds indoors with this greenhouse. (Full disclosure, if you follow the link I just … More