Preparing to homestead skill number five in starting to preparing to homesteading, brings us halfway through our beginning to homestead series. (10 Part Beginner Series) Photo by Eneida Nieves on Pexels.com Whether you are young and planning to marry, have started a family and looking to homestead OR start a new homestead to be more … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #5: Generating Income and Make Money From Your Homestead
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 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
Photo by Binyamin Mellish on Pexels.com Lighting- The most obvious choice, but overlooked choice is lighting. Turn of the lights not in use. Use dimmer switches, timer lights, and/or motion lights in entryways and outdoors. Use energy star bulbs. These LED light bulbs can save you up to 75% on your lighting costs. Now purchasing … Continue reading 10 Ways to Reduce Your Power Bill…