Can a family of five really get away for seven days for $1,500 or less? Yes! Especially if a couple of your kids are three years old or younger. Two of mine are, but my oldest is eleven so some places charge for him like he's an adult. So it kinda evens out. lol I'm… Continue reading 7 Days for $1,500 (or less)!
It's finally summer - yeah! Now is the time to get out there and do stuff! If you're on a budget that can be daunting. That's why we bought a tent last year. We paid about $150 for a good one, but if you're just getting started you can go cheaper or even buy a… Continue reading Camping in Summer
My husband and I moved from Virginia to Mississippi in April 2007, when I was about seven months pregnant. We were close to the state line so after our son was born we began looking for a home in Alabama because taxes are lower. We were able to buy half an acre of land, an… Continue reading Why We Moved From Virginia to Alabama
You may be wondering what exactly is homesteading. Well, homesteading is a broad term and is defined differently by different people. So I will give you my family's definition since I'm writing this blog. Homesteading means that we do things old school as much as possible. My husband hunts and fishes when he's able to… Continue reading What is homesteading?
I have seen a lot of people lately saying that they wish they could homeschool, but can't for whatever reason. Many think they have to dedicate eight hours a day (you don't), spend a fortune on curriculum (you don't), or that they're not smart enough (you probably are a lot smarter than you give yourself… Continue reading Why you can homeschool