Can you Homestead on 1 Acre?

After a recent shift in Mr. Worthy’s employment future (major slow down of service work) he is feeling inspired to start his own plumbing company. He would be amazing as an entrepreneur because he has the people skills and the drive to get it off the ground and I would be an asset for all…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: Homemade & Super Easy

Gone are the days of grabbing that box of prepackaged, glucose-fructose laden snacks that used to be in my pantry. Since I quit the rat race of corporate life, I am home all the time and with that I have the time to make our “quick grab” snacks for school, road trips etc. I am…

How to Leave the Rat Race: The 7 Steps I Took

Get up, rush to get ready, then rush to get your child ready and fed, then rush to get child to day care, then rush to work in a ridiculous commute, then work 8-9 hours constantly feeling unfulfilled, then rush to pick up your child, then rush to get home, rush to make dinner, get…

2018 Homestead Goals

Oh the exciting and SCARY things 2018 will have in store for us! Our goals for 2018 (at this moment) include: Sell our money sucking monster house in the suburbs Sell our second vehicle Liquidate much of our “consumer” assets/liabilities Live in our travel trailer for the summer and allow Brian to keep working his…

Why I started a homestead blog

My husband Brian and I started to get to that “have it all” stage and then we said to ourselves “now what?”. We had extremely busy lives working 40+ hours a week making someone else wealthy, had a beautiful house, 1 child and another on the way, lots of friends and hobbies and yet we…

What Is Homesteading?

I figure our very first post might as well answer that looming question of: What is Homesteading? It is a great question, and I have been asking myself this question a lot to try and really define it. But the truth is, the only question that really matters is: what is homesteading TO YOU? If…