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Cleaning up the Homestead
07.23.2017
There were a few scrubby areas around the house, we cleaned up and created brush piles for wildlife.

5 Reasons the Bread Tastes Great!
07.12.2017
In the past I had many failed attempts at homemade bread. What will this try amount to?

Welcome Home! Meet the Flock
07.06.2017
We knew from the start of our homestead plans we would keep chickens for eggs. Our first livestock has arrived to the homestead!

Wild Raspberry Leaf Tea, a Homesteading First
06.16.2017
This week I decided to take my first shot at wild gathering – picking wild raspberry leaves and drying them for tea.

Move (mostly) Complete
06.15.2017
It’s official! We’ve moved from Wisconsin to the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan and are living our homestead dream!

Garden Progress Updates
05.15.2017
Enjoying the challenge and hard work of turning a grassy, shrubby, weedy “field” into a garden is no lie.  Garden update photo gallery!

Occupancy Approval – Yes to Yurt Living
04.29.2017
A big thing happened for us this week. The absolute final inspection to approve our yurt for occupancy took place.

Wood Stove Refurb Project
03.13.2017
Tim turned an old wood stove in need of TLC into a beautiful, new looking stove that’ll burn efficiently while looking good!

10 FREE Ways to be Resourceful and Learn all the Things*!
03.19.2017
I’ve stumbled across many resources to facilitate my desire to learn about Homesteading topics. Here are 10 FREE ways you can too!

A Howling Good Time at CopperDog 150
03.06.2017
CopperDog 150 is an annual Keweenaw tradition for our family!  2017 brought new experiences and great memories!

5 Things We’re Doing for Homesteading Success
02.24.2017
Here is a reflection on the things we’ve been doing to help us learn and prepared for the change to a homesteading life.  These are 5 things that came to mind.

Onward in Life, to the North we Go!
02.15.2017
For our family -our “dream”, our “maybe someday” has arrived!  In 2017 we continue the adventure with a BIG MOVE.