Our Gateway to the Homesteading Life – Chickens!

We currently live in a town just outside a major city in Alberta and a couple years ago a lady in our town (of 30,000) was ordered to get rid of her 2 hens because a neighbour complained that she had livestock in town. This lady did not go down without a fight and put…

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…