Them VS Me Most people write SMART goals – specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. I write Survival goals which stands for nothing other than being as SMART as you can while working toward maintaining some semblance of sanity. I do believe that having clear goals helps one accomplish what one wants to accomplish without […]
Our Garden on 1/4 Acre
Part of this journey to homesteading/self-sufficiency is learning and practicing new and current skills. Since we live in town on 1/4 acre, it can sometimes feel like we are limited in what we can do. According to our city ordinances, we can’t even have chickens! However, there are a lot of things we can do. […]
We’ve Started Planting!
You’ve probably been wondering what we’ve started planting! ….or maybe not. I’ll share anyways! We’ve been having some random days of really nice, warm weather here in Ohio lately, and it makes me want to go outside, smell the fresh air, and dig in the dirt. So what do I do? I let the kids […]
Steps to Building a Homestead – Our Thoughts
Steps for Building a Homestead Are you a dreamer? Me too! I’m one of those people who Googles things like, “How to build a homestead,” “Preparing to Homestead,” or “What do you need to do to one day homestead?” I’m also the person you see walking out of the library with an armload of […]