Category Archives for "The Homestead"

The homestead, modern-day homesteading can be done anywhere, by anyone. No, you don’t need 50 acres in the backwoods. You can homestead right where you are.

Gardening, chickens, goats and more. Find easy how-to’s and DIY’s to homestead wherever you are.

Yes, you can homestead your little piece of a city or way out in nature!

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November Round-Up

November

November Round-Up With November ending and in writing the November Round-Up, I am reminded that this marks our one year anniversary of moving our ‘urban homestead’ to the country. I can’t believe time has gone by this quickly. It seems like just yesterday I was posting all the crazy happenings from the First 60 days of […]

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Not yet a greenhouse

Greenhouse….in the making It has been quite some time since I have done any real post about our greenhouse, or greenhouse growing.  Here is a throwback to the beginning of this blog here, and we had a cozy little urban DIY built greenhouse. But that post was nearly two years ago, and it has been […]

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Easy ways to be more self-reliant wherever you are 

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No doubt you have noticed homesteading has had a rise in popularity in recent years. Homesteading is really about being more self-reliant, relying more on one’s own work and effort and less on outside forces. This rise in self-reliance (or homesteading as we call it) is much due to the unsteady job market, the unhealthy […]

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September Round-Up

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September Round-Up I sit here alone in the quiet of the night, the dishwasher is going in the background. I can hear a clock quietly ticking, and reminding me that time is always moving, much like September, but I watched as this month just ticked by. You see I like to think I am always […]

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July Round-up

What happened in July round these parts? Well not nearly as much as I had hoped… I had a to-do list I posted earlier this summer, listing all the things I would like to get done. And here I sit at the end of July and I admit, I am no where close to finishing […]

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Is gardening worth the effort?

Gardening is hard work, is it worth the effort? Many people today don’t do and vegetable gardening or grow their own food because the cost seem to outweigh the benefits. It’s easy to see that point of view . Planting, dealing with weather, frost, rain, drought, bugs and overall work. I know I have heard […]

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a couple of years ago

February Round-Up

As with all things in life we can tend to get ahead of ourselves. Do you ever find you think you should be somewhere further than you are? Not appreciating how far you have come? We  want to have lost more weight, got healthier, made more money, saved more money, paid off more debt etc. […]

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