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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

Homesteading

You don’t have to be rich to live a simple, happy life. In fact, there are many ways to simplify your finances. Read on to discover them!

Eight Ways To Simplify Your Finances

Slow + Simple Living

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hey there, I'm jen

You can usually find me playing in the dirt or the barnyard, hugging all over my animals.  I’m all about keeping it real and authentic- especially regarding my struggle with mental health. I hope sharing my journey of overcoming PTSD will help others who have lived through trauma and remind them they are not alone. Homesteading has been a game changer in my recovery, and I hope this blog can encourage and inspire other trauma survivors to embrace a simpler lifestyle with purpose and gratitude.

Combat Veteran, Wife x 17 years and Farm Mama to
48ish spoiled rotten fur babies...