Building a Barndo – Update

Today is Labor Day, 2019. Much to my chagrin, the barndo isn't quite finished yet. In the almost-year since we started this little adventure, we learned a lot. Actually, way…

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Building a Barndominium

The Process of Building a House In March 2018 we closed on two acres of land. I naively thought we'd be living in our beautiful new barndominium by the end…

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Why I Chose Homesteading

I'm really a rookie when it comes to this homesteading thing.  After years of living in suburbia, we bought a few acres off of a county road. We are finally…

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Grow a Garden: Homesteading 101
Unrecognizable female farmer holding crate full of freshly harvested vegetables in her garden. Homegrown bio produce concept. Sustainable living.

Grow a Garden: Homesteading 101

  Homesteading This is the Absolom Autrey (Autry) Dog trot cabin, now a museum, in Selma, Louisiana. It was built in 1849 by my many-times-great-uncle, back when homesteading wasn't a…

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