Favorite Goal Setting for Modern Homesteaders

A short story of how I got into homesteading and the dream I had for first "real" year. Find out how I created attainable and manageable homestead goals.

I have a dream and it’s a big one. My dream is to live a simpler life where I do for myself and teach my children the values of taking care of themselves and the world we live in. Basically, I want to homestead.

Starting a homesteading lifestyle when you live on slightly less than 1/4 of an acre and a short jaunt from the heart of your small town’s village can be a daunting task. I knew I had big goals, but I wasn’t sure how to manage them so they wouldn’t overwhelm me.

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A Day of Homestead Living

I was chatting with a few of my blogger friends. We were all frustrated and overwhelmed for a variety of homesteading reasons. One had goats go missing when her electric fence shorted. Another lost several of her crops to a freak hail storm. Another just felt like there wasn’t enough time in a day to get everything done. I can relate. Can you?

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My Interview with Trayer Wilderness

I had such a great time chatting with Tammy Trayer of Trayer Wilderness on her podcast, Mountain Woman Radio. I wanted to share all the things we talked about.

I had such a great time chatting with Tammy Trayer of Trayer Wilderness on her podcast, Mountain Woman Radio. I wanted to share here the links to all of the things Tammy and I talked about on her show. These are great resources if you are just getting into homesteading or you want to learn more about the things we discussed.

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My One Year Homesteading Anniversary

Wow, my homesteading and blogging journey started just a year ago today. Both the blog and my simple-living skills have come so far. It’s crazy to think that It All Started With a Piece of Paper. The ultimate “a-ha!” moment. Why I felt the need to sit down and start blogging about it, I may never know, but I am so happy I did.

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My Maine 1/4 Acre Gardens

It is my goal to show you how much you can grow in a small plot (my property is less than 1/4 acre) and teach you some great gardening tips and tricks along the way. My garden isn’t perfect, but gardens aren’t meant to be “perfect”. They are meant to be fun and feed your family.

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