The stages of a homesteader and how we go from obsessive interest to peaceful stability.
We have spent many days working outside from dawn to dusk while others our age are golfing, playing cards, and taking life easy. For us, there is immense fulfillment in growing our food.
Learn to can your own homemade soups and always have a hot, hearty meal waiting in your pantry.
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
They say timing is everything ... they say location, location, location too. We say, we need more rain, fewer weeds, longer days, and a stronger back so we can get the homestead to look the way we want it to look.
Just because you live on a homestead and work hard doesn't mean you can overlook your calorie intake. Believe me, it can get out of control very quickly! Noticing subtle changes in how you feel and how you look in the mirror can keep you on track!
Growing up with homesteaders, I never thought of myself as one until recently.