One often hears the back-to-the-earth lifestyle referred to as "the simple life". This writer finds that it’s not so simple, but still worth doing despite the challenges.
After bemoaning the lack of a sunny windowsill for seed starting in my new home, I unexpectedly find one hiding in plain sight!
Homesteading isn't for everyone (gasp). Why do I say homesteading isn't for everyone? Homesteading involves a lot of things ... goals, hard work, flexibility, determination and a willingness to fail. I picked my top four reasons why NOT to homestead.
Whether in a garden constructed from wooden planks, in a pot in the backyard, or planted directly into a bag of soil, growing herbs and veggies is possible even in a small, personal space.
If you have a little land or even a sunny porch, you can grow enough of your own hops and herbs to make a real contribution to the flavor, aroma, and uniqueness of your homemade beer recipes.
Join Candi as she eats only foods she raises herself for 101 days.
It has been a while since I have had the privilege of actually helping on a farm. This year I was fortunate enough to help Ron when he did spring planting. I was renewed with the beauty and also learned a lesson on regular plowing and no-till.
It can be hard to let go of projects that you have put a lot of time and effort into. Let's talk about how to let go and put yourself in a better position.