Homesteading Ain’t Cheap: Talking About Money on the Croft

So….Money. That’s Awkward. I’ve mentioned in other posts that I am undertaking Keeper’s Croft on a pretty tight budget and it seemed like it was time to do a whole post about homestead personal finances. To represent this WHOLE experience, money has to be…

What Does Homesteading Mean?

I’ve been noodling on this question since I started the blog a month or so ago. What does homesteading mean? The Oxford dictionary definition refers to frontier life and settlers. In modern times, I think it has translated at its most basic level into…

How to Make Your Own Worm Composter for Under $30

I’ve been vermicomposting (the fancy word for using worms to make compost) for many years but I’ve always used a commercial bin. The problem is that one little bin doesn’t make a lot of composter and I really want to ramp up my production….

How To Start Living More Sustainably Today Without Spending a Dime

Living a life of less consumption and waste is not something that happens over night. Our society is not built to support a less consumptive way of life and often consuming less can cost a decent chunk of change which is frustrating (eg. installing…