5 Things I Won’t Do on the Homestead
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5 Things I Won’t Do on the Homestead

Call me yellow. Call me decisive. Call me whatever you like (I’m sure this crowd won’t call me anything!), but there are certain things I won’t do on the homestead. Why not? Well, in part it boils down to time management, and living the good life without overwhelming myself. Go without a washer and dryer. I 100% applaud those…

Go-To Guide: How to Make Bone Broth in 5 Easy Steps

Go-To Guide: How to Make Bone Broth in 5 Easy Steps

You need to make this. Repeat. You need to make this. If there’s anything you should learn as a homesteader, it’s how to make bone broth. Why? Bone marrow is one of the most nutrient-dense food available, and when you make bone broth, you release those locked-up vitamins. If you’re sick, you eat chicken soup, right? This is that…

3 Steps to Save Money, Gain Control, and Be a Frugal Rockstar

3 Steps to Save Money, Gain Control, and Be a Frugal Rockstar

So you want to be a rockstar. A frugal rockstar, that is. My story: When we moved to our homestead, our financial life was out of control.  We were way stressed because we were constantly trying to keep up with the financial output. I adjusted how we were living to cut our spending and increase our control. The out-of-control, impossible-to-keep-up…

Chicken Update!

Sigh. As a horse breeder, I’m pretty used to hormones and hormonal animals. I’ve developed patience, and learned to accept there are just days when nature gets the best of all of us, and my creatures act in not-so-pretty ways. But these chickens are stressing me out.  I introduced some new roosters into my flock…

How to Save Money Fast – This One Action Saved Us Over $350 Per Month

How to Save Money Fast – This One Action Saved Us Over $350 Per Month

Everyone wants to save money fast, including me. When we moved to the homestead, our financial lives were out of control.  I mean beyond out of control, spending money hand over fist. We weren’t in debt, but we were blowing through our savings, and I had had enough. We needed to get to a $0…