|A view on our property.
I was thinking recently and realized that the success or failure of our homestead rests squarely on our shoulders. We are responsible for all the results or lack thereof ourselves. Wow! Mind blown. Why did I not realize this sooner?! I mean, seriously, who else is to blame? Oy!
Our main goal of our homestead is to become self-sufficient. If you haven't tried it yet, becoming self-sufficient is a LOT of work and to be honest, we have not put in as much work into it as we should have. This year WILL be different. We have very little income so we have to build up slowly but consistently. We have to be patient because we can't go into debt to achieve our goals.
Our goals for 2018 for our homestead are:
To put in the hours.
We are good about getting up and doing our farm chores and if something is in bad disrepair it does get fixed. Now and then we start new projects but we truly do not put in the hours our homestead needs and deserves to get us where we want to be. We have been just coasting along for a few years but if we want to become self-sufficient, more has to be done.
Eat from our freezers and pantry.
|A few of our ducks.
|Contessa loving on her baby "April".
|Some of the baby chicks we had last year.
|One of the wild blackberry bushes that grow on our homestead.
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