Nostalgia runs thick around here this time of year. Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of us purchasing our sad little Wyoming property and transforming it into the homestead life of our dreams. It's also 10th anniversary of two twenty-something city kids pushing back against the typical suburban existence we were supposed to fall into, and instead setting out on a wild adventure of renovation, homegrown food, and life lessons. Not that … [Read more...] about How Two City Kids Became Homesteaders (and never looked back)
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!
Time and I have always had a complicated relationship. There have been seasons of my life with never enough time, seasons where I had too much time, and seasons where time seemed to expand to fit my to-do list perfectly (I like those seasons the best, by the way). Over the years, I've received bunches of emails asking how I "do it all" as a homeschooling mom of 3, doTERRA leader, blogger, author, homesteader, and horsewoman, among other … [Read more...] about Practical Ways We Save Time On Our Homestead
A couple weeks ago I found myself talking to someone who didn't have the faintest idea what homesteading was. It's been quite a while since I've been around anyone completely unexposed to this lifestyle, which I think is fairly remarkable, considering homesteading was still a fringe concept ten years ago when the notion of chickens and goat milk first entered my consciousness. It caught me off guard so much, I was only able to mumble out a … [Read more...] about Does This Homesteading Thing Really Matter?
"Eh... So... Are you still homeschooling?" I hear that question a lot. And I get it. I mean, doing school every single morning. With three kids (one being a wild toddler). While running a blog and our doTERRA business. And writing a real, published cookbook. And keeping up with a homestead, etc, etc, etc. It sounds crazy. Well, it IS crazy. Maybe I'm crazy. But regardless, the answer is 'yes'. We are in the thick of our third year of … [Read more...] about Homestead Homeschooling: Year 3