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: And this: And this: Pretty picturesque, dontcha think? But when I get emails from people who, thanks to my blog, are ready to move to Wyoming […]
Have you ever noticed kind of a gap? Sometimes it feels like there’s a bit of a disconnect between me and my non-homesteading friends. Ever been there? Thankfully, considering I’ve been chasing this homesteading dream for about 7 years now, most of my friends/family now understand that Jill is just weird. And they’re used to […]
“Eh… So where does your money come from?” Hands down, this is the question I get the most often… And if people aren’t asking it, I can tell they are thinking it. 😉 First off, let’s clarify a few things: Like I mentioned in my homestead myth-busting post, becoming a modern homesteader doesn’t necessarily mean […]
Let’s face it… Homesteading can be tough sometimes. Last week I asked the crew over on The Prairie Homestead Facebook page about the biggest obstacles preventing them from homesteading. Naturally, I got a diverse set of answers, but one kept popping up over and over again: lack of time. I totally get it. Since starting this […]
Preserving food? Check. Driving a tractor? Check. Milking a goat? Check. For me, one of the most exciting aspects of modern-homesteading is learning new skills. When I first moved to Wyoming at the tender age of 18, I had an entire mental checklist of all the things I wanted learn and do. And as I’ve […]
First off, I think I need to clarify a few things right off the bat… I struggled a bit in titling this post, because it makes it sound like homesteading has to be an expensive endeavor, and that’s not true at all. As I’ve stated in my Your Custom Homestead eBook, as well as all over […]
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!