When we moved from a 1/3 acre homestead we owned, to a rental townhouse, I knew homesteading would look different. Chickens would be impossible…but gardening could still happen in containers. I quickly realized though that I would need some smart composting systems. My chickens were re-homed and I had no where to put our kitchen scraps! A composter was… Keep Reading
How can you garden in a small space? An area with poor soil? In a rental where the landlord won’t let you get break ground? Containers.
Oh, we’re going there. Let’s get nerdy and talk about the feminine menstrual cycle, shall we?? But hold up, why? What could homesteading and menstrual cycles possibly have to do with each other? Well, if you’re a woman, then a whole lot actually! Menstrual cycles impact SO MUCH about our health and energy levels, so let’s dive in for… Keep Reading
Store bought eggs are not my favorite. I miss my backyard hens terribly! They gave me gorgeous nutritious eggs every day. But alas, I’m now in a rental townhouse…and while I’m happy to explore other aspects of homesteading, I’ve been on a search for the best store bought eggs. And I know many of you dear readers are in a… Keep Reading
Even homesteaders by groceries. At least all the homesteaders I know do 😉 I thought it might be fun/useful to share our homestead grocery haul. It changes month to month of course, but this is a pretty good glimpse at our normal monthly grocery list. My goal each month is to keep our groceries as clean as possible (meaning non-processed,… Keep Reading
Hold up! Isn’t raising baby chicks something you do in the Spring?? Baby chicks and bunny rabbits are pretty much the symbols of Springtime…so…Lindsey has gone crazy. Not at all my friends! Fall is the BEST time to raise chicks!
We moved from Florida to Washington this summer. From the swamp, to the desert. Not only has this been a huge change for our family personally, it’s been a huge change in my gardening!
Homesteading and Apartment are two words that you don’t think should go together, but what if I told you they can?! I know so many homesteaders like myself who dream of acres of land and dairy goats and alpacas…okay maybe the alpacas are just me! But my point is
Spoiler alert!! We don’t pay our kids for chores! Yes, EVEN on a homestead where our kids undoubtedly do more chores than the average kid in 2019. Why?? Here’s the deal. We’re a family – we work together to make this family, home, and homestead work well. As parents, my husband and I believe it’s our job to teach our… Keep Reading
Who are Millennials? People born roughly between 1982-1996. Millennials are the first generation to grow up with the internet. They are the first generation to have hand held devices carrying the internet around in our pockets. Millennials are also the generation who are new parents. Watching their parents slave away the last of their healthy days at jobs hoping to… Keep Reading