less stuff

We all fell for it: the idea that more stuff is better than less stuff. But now, we are coming round to the idea that maybe fewer things and more experiences could be a more sustainable and healthy way to live.   For lots of people, this means going throughContinue Reading

dairy cattle

Many homesteaders out there dream of one-day owning dairy cattle to provide their family with homegrown milk, butter, cheese, yogurt and cream. Dairy prices are rising rapidly all the time. Owning your own dairy cattle can mean that your family is getting the very best at the best price. TheContinue Reading


For many families, an open-plan ground floor seems to be a no-brainer. Open-plan living undoubtedly has its advantages. Many modern homes are now designed with the idea that open-plan is definitely how the owners of the house will want to live.   However, open-plan ground floors can also pose aContinue Reading


We would all love to do as much as possible to make our homes better. A great way of accomplishing that is to modernize. There is nothing that looks worse than a tired and old property. They always come across as dull and lifeless. This is going to bring youContinue Reading

make moving easier

There is no denying it. Moving is extremely stressful. It doesn’t matter whether you’re moving across a town or across the country, have months to pack and plan or mere weeks, or whether the move was your decision or someone else’s. You are going to get overwhelmed. Unfortunately, there is nothingContinue Reading

safe house again

Experiencing a home break-in can shake you. You want nothing but to feel like you have a safe home again. Having had a stranger get into your home feels like a violation. Getting over it can be hard. After calling the police to make a complaint, you might wonder whatContinue Reading


In today’s modern and highly connected world, it can end up being a great challenge to get the sleep that you need on a nightly basis, But there are some improvements that you can make to your sleeping environment if you find yourself tossing and turning all night. Here, weContinue Reading

Have you heard of Murphy’s Law? It states; “Anything that can go wrong, shall.” This seems to be the rule of thumb for our homestead this week. Homesteading is full of challenges right. You know how it goes, just when you have a plan and think you have it goingContinue Reading