Thursday’s Thought: The Road Less Traveled

When taking the road less traveled, all will be well, with the one you love by your side…   This journey I have started on – this homesteading dream – wouldn’t possibly be so, without my partner by my side.  Although the path we are taking is what some might call unconventional – It isRead more

Farmsteading Dreams for 2014

2014.  Here we go.   Yesterday, I reflected on our past year on the farmstead – And what a year it was!!  The time has come, however, to set some homesteading goals for 2014.  I just KNOW this will be a big year for us!   Let’s do this!   Have a successful breeding/kidding withRead more

Faulk Farmstead

Farmsteading Lessons for 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, I find myself doing the inevitable – Reflecting on this past year.   Isn’t that what you do too?  Think back on what you enjoyed about your year?  About what didn’t go so well?  What you have learned?   After chatting it up with my husband, I think weRead more

The holidays are over – Now what?

Here we are, knee-deep in the holiday slump.   You know what I’m talking about.  That crazy running-around-with-your-head-cut-off feeling is gone.  If you are like me, you are now fighting the crud that’s going around, which is dragging you down even further.   What do you do now?   This morning, I stare around myRead more

New Day, New Start…

Some days you just gotta allow yourself a little forgiveness, right? I’ve been having those days lately, where I look at my to-do list, don’t get too much crossed off of it, and then proceed to add more to the list. Family, farmies, home, work… Is it the holidays?  I’m not quite sure it is,Read more

seeking balance

Seeking Balance – Family, Farm, Work – LIFE.

I get overwhelmed.  Not TERRIBLY often.  But it does happen.  Just don’t ask my husband – because he will tell you I’m always overwhelmed.  (Ok, ok…  I’m working on it…)   I like to say that I get overwhelmed because I just have so many great ideas – I just want to make them allRead more