Is Homesteading Worth All Of the Hard Work?

I’m tired today. Who am I kidding?  I feel this way all of the time.   I recently bought a Fitbit through work – you know, to see how active I REALLY am throughout the day.  It opened my eyes to another dilemma (or possibly just confirmed what I knew deep-down inside) – 5.25 hoursRead more

Gearing up for Fair :: Faulk Farmstead

Missing, But Not Gone… Gearing Up for Fair!

It’s OK, folks. . I did NOT drop off the face of the Earth. . What HAS been happening?  LIFE.  Plain and simple. . Aside from the summertime busy-ness of the homestead, we have been getting ready for something very exciting here:  The Little Homesteader is entering her first fair!  Tomorrow, we will be packingRead more

How (NOT) to Take a Farm Vacation :: Faulk Farmstead

How (Not) to Take a Farm Vacation

This post was originally titled “How to Take a Farm Vacation.”  And then I decided it probably should be titled “How NOT to Take a Farm Vacation” because things didn’t  quite go as planned once we left our home state of Washington. . Let’s go back a bit… . In preparation for leaving town, my little sisterRead more

Homestead Organization: The Homestead Binder :: Faulk Farmstead

Homestead Organization: The Homestead Binder

Today I’m rolling out a new feature on the Faulk Farmstead: Homestead Organization! Ah, organization on the homestead.  For me, this literally feels non-existent at times. To keep things afloat, however, some sort of organization is truly necessary for the well-being of our home.  For me, I need a common place to keep track ofRead more

Pacing & Prioritizing: Getting Through the Spring Upswing :: Faulk Farmstead

Pacing & Prioritizing: Getting Through the Spring Upswing

  Spring on the Faulk Farmstead has hit me like a ton of bricks. Confessedly, I spent the entire winter blogging away, dreaming about Spring entering in the form of lush gardens and baby farmies.   Well, Spring is here, and that is NOT what is happening, folks.   Can you say…. OVERWHELMED?   JustRead more