100 Days of Useful Homesteading Skills: Day 11 – Know What You Can Throw or Give Away

grass-fence-street-lawn-old-wall-689469-pxhere.comWhen you have obligations on an active and time-consuming new homestead, the last thing you want to do is come indoors after a long day outside and deal with clutter. The best way to deal with this is to edit your belongings now, before you make the move.

It is hard, we know. There are many things we don’t wish to part with because we have sentimental attachments, or because it cost a lot of money, or because we might need it later… There are always reasons to keep it, you must find reasons for letting it go.

Sometimes this involves some subconscious trickery on your part. We do various things to prove to ourselves that we don’t need certain things anymore. Continue reading

100 Days of Useful Homesteading Skills: Day 9 – Live Within Your Means


We all have this dream that if we could just move to the country and raise our own food, we would be self-reliant and have fewer bills. However, the fact is that if you can’t live within your means now you won’t be able to do so when you are homesteading.

We have several tips that can help you live within your means now so that you can be prepared.

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100 Days of Useful Homesteading Skills: Day 7 – Know Your Limits

hand-man-hair-alone-heart-sadness-775659-pxhere.comPeople who get into homesteading all have a few traits in common, one of those seems to be that they are driven individuals. Regardless of their personality types, they have big plans and they aim to achieve them.

Sometimes, we get so caught up in our big plans and what we hope to achieve that we lose sight of our own limitations.

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