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Homesteading, Gardening and Backyard Farming

4 Tips on Homesteading for Beginners

4 Tips on Homesteading for Beginners

If you’re here, then you have a dream about homesteading A dream that consists of being more self-sufficient, maybe it’s gathering eggs or walking...

7 Signs You’re a Country Girl

7 Signs You’re a Country Girl

I've lived in the country for a better part of my whole life.  My fingernails have been caked with dirt, I've worn holes in the knees of my jeans,...

Best Backyard Chickens

Best Backyard Chickens

Best Backyard Chickens for the Small Farmer With so many choices it's hard to know which are the best backyard chickens to raise. Much of your...

Are You on a Quest for a Simple Life?

Are You on a Quest for a Simple Life?

This is how our simple life started. I remember the moment like it was yesterday... My husband and I were in our office, the phones were ringing,...

Beginners Guide to Raising Goats

Beginners Guide to Raising Goats

Quick Start Guide to Raising Goats I've always wanted to add goats to our homestead but was always a little nervous since I knew nothing about...

Homemade Beeswax Hand Lotion

Homemade Beeswax Hand Lotion

From hive to honey to hands with homemade beeswax hand lotion Our bees have been busy making honey and filling our hive box with all-natural beeswax...

Tracy at Our Simple HomesteadHidden away in the Upstate of South Carolina is a little farm where we call home. Surrounded by century-old pecan and oak trees, we live on a 120-year-old homestead. By the grace of God, we were called to restore this 1890 farmhouse along with its barns, gardens and long-forgotten cotton field to its original working farm. Dedicating ourselves to reusing, recycling and making do we are living a very simple life building our backyard farm.

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Are you looking to slow down and live a simpler life?

Do you feel like the world is closing in around you, and you want to hide and find a place where you can be alone?

 That was us ten years ago!

I'm so happy you've landed here and I can share some of the simple living principles that have made a huge difference in our lives.

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