Preparing to homestead number six skill, will not only help in starting to preparing to homesteading, but aid to grow your own food wherever you live. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Any homestead family will tell you one of the biggest rewards that is attainable by everyone, even if in small quantities, is growing and … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #6: Get Feedback and Connect in Your Growing Zone
Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom on Pexels.com Another great skill to practice before you homestead is planning. Learning to be frugal and budgeting go hand in hand with planning. Whether we are planning our garden, pantry or meals; these are great skills to obtain having our own homestead. It is vital to have these skills to … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #4: Planning Your Gardens, Pantry, & Meals
Every successful homestead understands you must have a budget and a plan! One of the best ways you can prepare your home and homestead, even prior to purchasing your own place, is to create a working budget. As you may already know, budgeting and being frugal really go hand in hand. So how can you … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #3: Budgeting & Being Frugal
Greetings! So you want to homestead? Congratulations on the first step in deciding just that! Don’t worry there is still time to RUN if you want to change your mind. Where to begin, the TOP 5 Essential Skills Needed to Homestead. “LOL- Only 5,” that’s what thought, wasn’t it? Well, I did when I wrote … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #2: The TOP 5 Skills Needed to Homestead (You Can Learn These While You Wait) With 50+ more as a bonus!
Even without several thousands of acres at your feet, with a little creativity and extra hard work, there are several opportunities to add a little bit (or a substantial amount) of income to your homestead adventure. The freedom of self employment is exciting and alluring to say the least. Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com … Continue reading 75+ Ways to Make Money On Your Homestead
Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Start with realistic goals. Where do you want to be or what is the purpose? Do you just want a little fresh produce, perhaps some meat or just eggs? Decide what you hope to accomplish by beginning. Realistically, very few people jump in full board and start farming. That doesn't … Continue reading 5 More Tips for Homesteading or Starting a Hobby Farm
Whether you are homesteading on one acre or a couple hundred acres, they all require a few things. Although this sounds like a bummer, it could be a blessing. As beautiful as nature is, even a perfectly nestled homestead will require a bit of work to make it sustainable for a family. So if you … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #1: Things Needed- Even on a One Acre Homestead
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Homestead is a fancy word for a home. A dwelling with its land and buildings, where family makes it a home. A settlement. An acquired place to raise our family. Recently, the term “homestead” has been sweeping over the self sufficient crowd. Honing in on classifying a group of “farmers” … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead in 10 Steps