Multiple Income Streams is important to Making Ends Meet on the Farm. Major part is having several small income streams that will merge into a river. Think you can’t thrive on the farm without that one fat paycheck? Think again! In Making Ends Meet on the Farm: Normal Redefined, we told you about what we think is […]
Maybe you are thinking of changing your surroundings. Many people seek a more rural lifestyle. Perhaps you've already made that change. Either way, our goal in homesteading today is to enable you to learn about and pursue a more sustainable existence. Whether you're from the city or suburbs, we'll help you along the way on your homesteading journey.
Learn along with us as we share tips, ideas, and stories of real people making their homesteading dreams come true. We offer firsthand experience about homesteading, livestock, sustainability, prepping, survival, renewable energy, gardening, and personal finance.
We are an extended family that dreamed for many years of living a more outdoor-oriented, simpler and quieter lifestyle. Several years ago, we bought an old homestead farm we now call home. Three generations work and play together, learning to be more self-sufficient, developing a more sustainable lifestyle. We consider ourselves true homesteaders.
Our goal is to encourage others who are transitioning to a rural existence or who are already homesteading.
One of the challenges of rural living is having to do most – if not all – of the repairs around the house yourself. It is a challenge, but one that lets you have a lot of fun. Many of those who live off the grid actually have a full workshop for woodworking and general […]
Avoiding the crowds and the city lights, enjoying an abundance of peace and quiet, being closer to nature, and developing closer relationships with the few nearby neighbors you do have is part of the warp and woof of rural living. But another aspect of living in the country is the need to be constantly prepared […]
Whether you are beginning a homesteading lifestyle or have been practicing it for decades, there may be financial advantages through couponing that you are missing out on. While sustainable living is based on the concept of growing and making your own food and goods, there will still be times where it is necessary to purchase […]
Read this if you are working toward moving from city or suburbs to rural living. We will help you get from city to farm or ranch. How to Get From City to Farm or Ranch Getting There –Step 1–Answer the question: Where do you see you and your family living in five years? Every day, Internet […]
Homestead House Plans and Designs ~ It is wonderful to experience life on a homestead. You live life so much closer to nature in a healthier and natural way. The happiness indexes are of the charts for people who make the initially difficult choice of homesteading. The reason for this choice can be many. Some […]