I'm extremely comfortable being a weirdo. I suspect it may have something to do with my homeschooled upbringing, but I have been accustomed to "sticking out" from day one. Now as an adult, I continue to own my weirdness in multiple areas of my life-- including homesteading, entrepreneurship, and even in our finances. I often ask my readers what is their #1 struggle when it comes to homesteading, and the answer that shows up more than anything … [Read more...] about Top 6 Money Principles for Homesteaders
Homesteading is making a comeback as people yearn to return to their roots and a simpler way of life. If you just starting your homesteading journey and aren’t quite sure how to define it, this page will help. Otherwise, grab a cup of coffee or tea, sit back, and enjoy browsing the homesteading posts found here!
2015 was not an easy year. Notice I didn't say bad year, as something being difficult doesn't automatically make it "bad." However, 2015 definitely gave us a run for our money, in more ways than one. As the year draws to a close, I, like most people, can't help but spend some time reflecting on the challenges our family has had as homesteaders, and well, just humans, these past 365 days... The Things We Learned in 2015 Ever since my … [Read more...] about Wrapping Up 2015
Sometimes people change... Even bloggers. Yes, I know, it's hard to believe, huh? Several years ago, I wrote a post all about how much I loved living in a small house. And it was true-- I loved our little farmhouse with all its quirks. We had one toddler and a small baby and it fit us just perfectly. Then things changed. The toddler got bigger, the baby got bigger, I got pregnant with baby #3, our dogs got bigger, and we added a … [Read more...] about Our Extreme Farmhouse Remodel
I get a number of emails from folks curious about moving to Wyoming to homestead. And I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, considering I often post photos like this: Or this: Or this: Pretty picturesque, dontcha think? But when I get emails from people who, thanks to my blog, are ready to move to Wyoming as soon as I give them the green light, I sometimes want to yell, "Wait a second!" before they go and load up their … [Read more...] about Homesteading in Wyoming