165: Put Your Ego Away

165: Put Your Ego Away

Okay, I’m going to say it. Ego is a problem in some homesteading and prepping communities and it needs to stop.

164: Build an In-Person Community

164: Build an In-Person Community

Online communities are great, but we need to remember the importance of in person, local communities. Let’s bring them back!

163: 9 Tips for Taking Care of the Homestead When You’re Sick

163: 9 Tips for Taking Care of the Homestead When You’re Sick

There are no sick days on a farm, so how do you deal with homestead work when you can barely get out of bed?

159: The Truth about Growing Your Own Food

159: The Truth about Growing Your Own Food

Honest talk about growing and raising your own food, as well as a caution to the homesteading community about pride.

157: Stages of Homesteading

157: Stages of Homesteading

Stages of life affect stages of homesteading and we sometimes forget to think about that as we look into the future—at least I know I have. This has been on my mind a lot lately as we have reached a point at our house where 

Can You Raise Turkeys and Chickens Together?

Can You Raise Turkeys and Chickens Together?

You’re thinking of getting turkeys, but wondering if you can stick them in with your chickens. Can you raise turkeys and chickens together?

136: My biggest fear as a homesteader content creator

136: My biggest fear as a homesteader content creator

“They’re all gonna laugh at you.” “You don’t know what you’re doing.” “You’re just a hack.” I used to be afraid of people saying this when I first started out. And believe me, I definitely hear these things. But when I hear them now, it bothers me for a totally different reason.

124: a different kind of spring cleaning

124: a different kind of spring cleaning

When spring finally rolls around, it’s time to do some deep cleaning of the house and the barn. But what I’ve recently considered is that spring is also a time to do some deep cleaning of your life and your self. Read on for more 

123: RAQ #9 – self reliant “enough”, homeschooling, homesteading books, frozen eggs, self-publishing

123: RAQ #9 – self reliant “enough”, homeschooling, homesteading books, frozen eggs, self-publishing

Today I answer your questions about: being self-reliant enough, hard times in homeschooling, favorite non-fiction homesteading books, frozen eggs in the winter, and self-publishing.

120: RAQ #8 – who should cook dinner, the future, death on the homestead, competitive frugal living, and buying baby chicks

120: RAQ #8 – who should cook dinner, the future, death on the homestead, competitive frugal living, and buying baby chicks

Today I answer your questions about who should cook dinner, a teen worried about the future, death on the homestead, competition in frugal living, and buying baby chicks.