Homestead Management

2015 Homestead Yields & Cost Analysis

| 2015 Vegetable Garden, Animal Husbandry, Broiler Chickens, Cattle, Chickens, Cost Analysis, Gardening, Homestead Management


While I find it incredibly beneficial to keep homestead notes and maintain a homestead management binder, my favorite part of keeping records comes in the new year when I tally it all up and see just how much food we were able to grow for our family and how it compares financially to purchasing it. Yes, […] Read more…


They’re Here!

| Homestead Management

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You’ve been asking for months. “Will there be an updated version of the 2016 Homestead Management Printables released?” Well, not only am I able to happily answer, “Yes!” but I am so pleased to share that they are not merely updated for the new year, but have a brand-spanking new appearance, many improvements, and several […] Read more…


13 Ways to Avoid Homestead Burnout

| Homestead Management

12 Ways to Avoid Homestead Burnout

There are two times in a year I get swamped and start to deal with “Homestead Burnout.” (That’s a genuine condition, right?) Those times? Sowing & Harvest season. Sadly, many budding homesteaders allow their dreams to wither and die. The workload smothers them and they return to life as it was. I really do understand […] Read more…


Expressing Creativity {Garden Journaling}

| Book Review, Homestead Management

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  Will you join me today in welcoming Kathie from Homespun Seasonal Living to Reformation Acres? She’s visiting today and sharing how you can use your homestead & gardening journal as a outlet for your creativity! Record-keeping on the homestead can be of vital importance.  It can guide our days, record history, track meals, document harvests, […] Read more…


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