25 Traditional Skills You Need to Start Learning Today

25 Traditional Skills You Need to Start Learning Today

Learning traditional skills helps us save money, live a more natural life, and connect with our past in meaningful ways. As I strive towards more homestead living, I find myself thinking about how fast life moves; we no longer live a simple life. Everything is technology-based, and while progress is amazing, losing traditional skills is…

10 Best Farm Animals for Self-Sufficiency You Need to Raise

10 Best Farm Animals for Self-Sufficiency You Need to Raise

When you’re on the quest to stop your dependency on the grocery store, you’ll want to consider raising farm animals for self-sufficiency. Growing vegetables and fruits are just one step to increasing your self-sufficiency, but animals play a bit part in this journey if you eat meat or dairy products. Bringing animals onto your homestead…

21 Homesteading Skills and Tasks to Keep You Busy This Winter

21 Homesteading Skills and Tasks to Keep You Busy This Winter

I’m going to tell you a secret; I love winter on the homestead almost as much, if not more than the summertime. All of the winter homesteading activities make me feel cozy, and I’m a cozy addict. Seriously, I love everything that comes with being cozy in my house. Slipper, warm blankets, crafting time, baking…

6 Top Chicken Breeds for Small Spaces

6 Top Chicken Breeds for Small Spaces

Different chicken breeds have different space requirements. Chicken owners with large farmers or homesteads don’t need to worry about the breed they select, but backyard homesteaders need to pick chicken breeds for small spaces. Picking breeds with smaller space requirements will keep your flock happen, which means happy chickens. Happy chickens lay eggs, which is…