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Homesteading has provided me with a much-needed escape and healing from toxic family life. Through homesteading, I was able to develop healthier and more meaningful relationships with myself and the people around me. As I continued to learn new ways of interacting with others, I slowly gained the strength and courage needed to break free […]

Healing from a Toxic Family: How Homesteading Can Help


toxic family relationships

Are you looking to start composting but don’t know where to begin? No worries friend, I got you! Composting is a great way for beginners to get started in gardening. It’s an easy and natural way to recycle organic materials like kitchen scraps, grass clippings, leaves, and other yard waste. The compost you make will add […]

Composting made easy- Everything you need to know as a beginner


composting made easy

Homesteading can be a rewarding lifestyle; however, it can also come with many struggles. From financial issues to climate challenges and everything in between, here are four of the most common struggles all homesteaders face – and how to overcome them. Time management Managing your time can be challenging if you’re living a homestead lifestyle. […]

4 Common Struggles All Homesteaders Face and How to Overcome Them


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Adopting a rescue horse is a unique and rewarding experience. Before you embark on this journey, there are some important things to consider. From researching the right horse for your situation to providing care and training, these ten tips will help prepare you for welcoming a rescue horse into your home before you adopt. Research […]

Preparing for Your Rescue Horse: 10 Things to Know Before You Adopt


Winter is coming! It’s time to prepare your homestead for the cold months ahead. Read our tips to help you stay warm and cozy during the long winter nights.

Homestead Winter Preparation- What To Do Before The First Snowfall


Winter prep on the homestead

Many people are looking for ways to live sustainably in today’s world. So, what is “homesteading” and is it right for you and your family?

Is Homesteading Right For You?


green cilantro from the garden

You don’t have to be rich to homestead. Most people who do so are not wealthy by traditional standards. But they’re happy, healthy, and free from debt. Learn more about affording the homestead lifestyle without a ton of money here.

How We Afford to Homestead on a Fixed Income


With all of the dangers that come with heat stress, keep your animals cool this summer with these 11 tips and learn how to recognize the signs of overheating in your pets.

How to Keep Animals Cool In The Summer

Animals + Livestock

Gardening is not only beneficial to your physical health, but your mental health as well. Gardening burns calories, reduces stress levels, improves nutrition, reduces the risk of stroke, diabetes, heart disease and more!

Why Gardening Is Good For You


Homesteading is not for the faint of heart. We’ve suffered several loses on the farm over the years and while you’re never fully prepared for it, you expect it. Animals get sick, injured, or killed by predators. Death is a natural part of life.

Death On The Homestead