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

Online E-Course Giveaway: Your Pathway to Mortgage-freedom! :: Faulk Farmstead

Online E-Course Giveaway: Your Pathway to Mortgage-freedom! **CLOSED**

  A big thank you to Tiny House Family for offering up this opportunity: This giveaway is for ONE seat in their upcoming online course – The Plan: Your Pathway to Mortgage-freedom.  You can learn more about the Tiny House Family on their blog, Facebook page or this post: Following Your Dreams of Living Debt Free. Read more

contentment :: Faulk Farmstead

Contentment. Omnia que cupio iam habeo. Have You Found It?

Four years ago, when this picture was taken, my life was very different than it is today. We lived in a suburban neighborhood, within walking distance to my daughter’s school.  We owned two cats and two bunnies – and that was it.  We had a tiny garden, that produced minimal food, due to minimal sunlight.Read more

Trying to “Do It All”

Today’s DIY post is a little different than the norm.  I’m not going to show you how to sew your own napkins, or make your own face cream, or even how to make your own cleaning supplies.   Nope, today’s post is more of a confession.   There is something that happens to me onRead more

February’s Instagram Challenge!

  Do you Instagram?  I LOVE it.  Seriously.  One of my favorite things is just scrolling through and checking out everyone’s latest pics.  But one thing I am quite dreadful at is hashtags.  Ugh.  Hashtags.  I am determined to get these down.  Yes, I am a bit behind the times.  I’m thinking, though, what betterRead more