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 #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

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

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