Buying an Urban Homestead: Five Questions You Need to Ask First!

Buying an Urban Homestead: Five Questions You Need to Ask First!

Buying a house is one of those big, exciting, and stressful life events.  I think it may be right up there with getting married…except without the cake (which automatically makes worse in my opinion). You want to find the perfect place so badly – the one you’ve...
We Sold the Homestead

We Sold the Homestead

This week, we said goodbye to our little homestead. I have loved living in that beautiful little valley that is filled with some of the most gorgeous farm land in our state (at least I think so!). I loved the small town lifestyle: how everything shuts down after 6pm,...
Five Myths About Backyard Farming That Need to Stop

Five Myths About Backyard Farming That Need to Stop

We are setting the record straight on backyard farming!  Have you been falling for any of these myths? 1. You have to be a crunchy, tree-hugging hippie to be a backyard farmer Some people who are “crunchy” choose to grow their own food. In the same manner, some people...
How to Use Our Urban Homestead Management Binder

How to Use Our Urban Homestead Management Binder

Click Here to Learn About the New Updates and Additional Pages! Living sustainably is enough of a chore without trying to figure out the bookkeeping side of it all! And I wanted to make that easier for you. Over the last year, I have been dreaming and thinking about...
Will Homesteading Save Me Money

Will Homesteading Save Me Money

Yes. And no. But mostly yes. I’m a financial-minded person. One of the first things I investigate when making a decision is if there is a financial pay-off in it. Homesteading was no different. When we started this journey, we were still in the process of paying off a...
Raising Backyard Ducks: 5 Things No One Told Us

Raising Backyard Ducks: 5 Things No One Told Us

We have been proud first-time duck parents for just about 3 weeks now. After lots of research, we decided to go for it and raise our own backyard ducklings. I am very thankful that we took the time to research our decision well because we couldn’t be more pleased with...