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Homestead + Far North Winter = Many Challenges (Challenge ACCEPTED!)
Ever had an idea that seemed impractical? Did you put your idea into action anyhow? Here’s how it happened to us!
Introducing our new business – White Sky Woods Homestead, LLC!
Wildcrafted cookies, easy, delicious and kid approved!
Providing an environment where kids work together, gain confidence, and do so independent of their parent’s direction.
We had our first complete hog harvest at the homestead. Read my reflections here.
Local generosity, some hard work, and our pasture raised pigs are eating well!
Huge trailer of hay bales for free! Pumpkins, for free! See how we did it.
YouTuber’s 180Avg stopped by and filmed their visit. The tour has become their most watched video. Check it out!
Foraging for berries brings many pleasures.
Our happy hogs are raised on pasture, reserve yours now! (SOLD OUT)
A totem is a symbol that represents a story. See what this tree means to us.
It was an eventful first year as homesteaders!
Building a hugelkultur helps us clean up the homestead and get started on our dreams of a food forest.
What animals live at White Sky Woods? Find out who’s here and who’s expecting!
Putting together puzzles is a great pasttime in Winter, but what if you don’t have space?
Keeping busy with several projects including a family nature journal, a Groundhog Day inspired list. What’s your list include?
Our journey toward minimalism has been a long road. Here are some guidelines we follow that help us out.
It’s -11 degree outside, but we are staying oh so warm. 3 simple ways to stay warm in winter.
It’s okay to winterize after the winter weather arrives, right? What we learned so far in our first year of winter yurt living on the Keweenaw.
Using the word “community” has a whole new meaning to us here at our homestead.
There were a few scrubby areas around the house, we cleaned up and created brush piles for wildlife.
In the past I had many failed attempts at homemade bread. What will this try amount to?
We knew from the start of our homestead plans we would keep chickens for eggs. Our first livestock has arrived to the homestead!
This week I decided to take my first shot at wild gathering – picking wild raspberry leaves and drying them for tea.
It’s official! We’ve moved from Wisconsin to the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan and are living our homestead dream!
Enjoying the challenge and hard work of turning a grassy, shrubby, weedy “field” into a garden is no lie. Garden update photo gallery!
A big thing happened for us this week. The absolute final inspection to approve our yurt for occupancy took place.
Tim turned an old wood stove in need of TLC into a beautiful, new looking stove that’ll burn efficiently while looking good!
I’ve stumbled across many resources to facilitate my desire to learn about Homesteading topics. Here are 10 FREE ways you can too!
CopperDog 150 is an annual Keweenaw tradition for our family! 2017 brought new experiences and great memories!
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.
For our family -our “dream”, our “maybe someday” has arrived! In 2017 we continue the adventure with a BIG MOVE.