Preparing to Homestead #7: Become a Student, Find a Mentor

Photo by Eneida Nieves on Pexels.com Part 7 in our Preparing to Homestead #7 Series: Become a Student, Find a Mentor In preparing to homestead or in becoming a homesteading family; finding a mentor is another way to gain valuable information and experience in homesteading. As we stated in our previous post (Preparing to Homestead … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead #7: Become a Student, Find a Mentor

Preparing to Homestead #6: Get Feedback and Connect in Your Growing Zone

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

Preparing to Homestead #5: Generating Income and Make Money From Your Homestead

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

Preparing to Homestead #4: Planning Your Gardens, Pantry, & Meals

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

Preparing to Homestead #3: Budgeting & Being Frugal

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

Preparing to Homestead #2: The TOP 5 Skills Needed to Homestead (You Can Learn These While You Wait) With 50+ more as a bonus!

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!

75+ Ways to Make Money On Your Homestead

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

5 More Tips for Homesteading or Starting a Hobby Farm

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

Preparing to Homestead in 10 Steps

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

Garden in the Winter

@Pioneer Academy Although gardening in the "frozen tundra" appears to be impossible, especially since there are no signs of end at this current time. Extending our growing season this year by transplanting some garden produce plants into buckets, allowed us to pick fresh peppers and tomatoes up through Christmas. It was such a nice treat … Continue reading Garden in the Winter