Welcome to My Homestead!


Welcome To My Homestead…

I’m so glad you’re here!

I started this website to share my homesteading adventures…but it has become so much more over the years. You’ll still see posts that share my experiences and sense of humor. However, my focus now is on creating a ton of content-rich articles designed to help you start a homestead, too!


A Word About Self-Sufficiency

I know this term gets thrown around a lot and people often tell me that there is no such thing as true self-sufficiency. We all need friends, family, or a community to help us out in life. And who can go without trips to the grocery store, feed mill, or department store?

I’m not self-sufficient but I am on a quest to become more self-sufficient.

I raise all of the eggs and poultry that my family needs. We have fruit trees and a large garden. Each year I preserve as much food as I can. Since I was young I’ve been interested in foraging for wild foods and I continue to learn how to identify new wild edibles and how to prepare them. I’m continually looking for ways to make things for my family so we aren’tย buying into the plastic, artificial, chemical-laden world that has become so prevalent in our society.

Can I Do More?

I think that we can all do a little bit more, and I’m no exception. I’m learning how to make my own herbal salves, lotions, and other personal care products. Each year I find new wild edibles to try and I attempt to grow more food in my garden than the previous year. There’s always a new adventure to explore on our homestead!

What About You?

If you are reading my blog, chances are you’re either living the homesteading lifestyle, or you hope to someday. The great news is that there are many things that you can do, even in a small apartment, to become more self-sufficient. So let’s get started!

For a step-by-step guide to backyard homesteading, check out my book


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