Book Review: The Backyard Homestead

Book Review: The Backyard Homestead

Book Review: The Backyard Homestead What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “homestead”?  I initially picture a cute farmhouse with a barn, garden, and pasture of a few animals. Maybe a windmill, a few fruit trees, or even a hayfield. I...
Power Outage on the Homestead

Power Outage on the Homestead

Power Outage on the Homestead “In Michigan, especially in rural areas, power outages are a fact of life. It’s best to always be prepared.” – @carina_hilbert Having a secluded homestead surrounded by trees has its advantages; keeping a steady...