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Moving Day

I am currently w on moving everything from this blog to homesteadhouligan.com. Once I transfer everything, this page will be redirected automatically to the new blog.  All the old posts will still be available.   Thank you for following me! Share This:

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One Year Off Grid

I’m excited to announce that we have officially been off grid for a whole year.  I would love to write a long, descriptive post about how amazing a journey it has been, but I’m posting from my phone while my computer is getting fixed up for the new blog.  What …

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Soil for Root Crops

We all know that if you want a beautiful crop of root vegetables, that the soil has to be in perfect condition for the roots to grow. This means double digging, spending money on moss and compost, and otherwise using too many resources for the crops. This is why I …

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Stop and Look:Butterfly

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The Rain

Our first year here, we had spent two months in a 10×10 nylon tent. The sleeping arrangements were just sufficient and the tent was always damp inside. There was even that delightful morning that we all woke up in a puddle. The location of the tent on the property was …

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Stop and Look: Ferns

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Questions Anyone?

If you were going to read a book about a family moving from the middle of town to an off grid home out in the woods, what would you hope to read about?  If you could ask anything at all about the experience, what would you ask? Yes, I have …

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Walking in the Dark

When we first were living on the property, I was terrified to walk around at night by myself. None of the eerie sounds were familiar and the un lit pathways were foreign. There is nothing mildly comforting about walking around out in the dark woods when you don’t know what …