2019 Homestead Management Binder

The 2019 Homestead Management Binder is packed with 46 pages of printable sheets to help you organize you homestead! Guys... it's ready! 🎉 And it's only December 2! If that isn't a sign that I've finally got my sh!t together, I don't know what is! For those of you...

Valentines for Gardeners & Homesteaders

These free, printable Valentine's Day cards are a perfect way to show your love for that special homesteader or gardener in your life! Sometimes, between all the chores and craziness of homesteading and gardening, you’ve just gotta have a little fun! And Valentine's...

2018 Homestead Management Binder

Click Here to Learn About the New Updates and Additional Pages in the 2019 Version!   Christmas may be over, but I seriously feel like one of Santa’s elves right now! I have been busy working on updating the Homestead Management Binder over the past month and I am so...

How to Prepare your Homestead for Winter

Ready or not, fall is here and winter isn't too far behind! It's the perfect time to prepare your homestead for the upcoming winter and changing weather. Here's the deal: winter is cold. I hate being cold. Like, I really hate it. But, winter does mean that I get a...

50+ Ways to Make Money from your Homestead

A lot of homesteaders, whether they live on a backyard farm or a full-sized homestead, want to find a way to make money from their homestead.  We work very hard on our homesteads and it would be great to be able to see some sort of a monetary return on our...

Free, Printable To Do Lists for the Homesteader

I’m always working on about 72,456 projects at once. Sometimes, I’ll even finish one of them! There’s no denying that building a homestead is a big job, whether you have a 1/4 acre or 200 acres! There are always a million things to get done. I sometimes even...

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

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

Click Here to Learn About the New Updates and Additional Pages in the 2019 Version! 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...

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...