When you first consider the possibility of making a move out to the country, you start daydreaming about what your home would be like, the kinds of animals you would keep and the vegetables you would plant. I used to spend so much time looking at available properties on Zillow and Trulia, that I got the phone apps so that I could check whenever I wanted to. I would search in a zip code that I … [Read more...] about R-E-N-T- Why it’s better to rent for a first-time homesteader
Happy New Year!! It’s going to be a great one because I refuse to let anything outside my home get me down! My main purpose of beginning this blog was to share my experiences making the move from the city to the country. When we moved, it was because an opportunity came to us with a financial benefit that we had only dreamed would ever be available to us. We wanted our dream so bad that we … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Organize Now to Move to the Country
This is the second week of winter vacation and I’m trying to stay on track so that in turn, I can keep my kids on track. I have teenagers and it would be easy to let them stay up all night playing Xbox so that they wake up around 11am but that does not work for the reality of my life. One of my teenagers is on the Autism Spectrum and mornings are when he can wake up to get into mischief. This … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Must Do Before Noon- Winter Edition
I think for some people Christmas Eve is the day where you just conk out. Your motor runs out of gas and at this point, whatever happens is just going to have to happen. Right now, I’m sitting on my couch and I’m kind of hoping that my Husband deems it too late to go back out for some additional gifts because I really want to change into my pajamas and have a drink right now while I halfway watch … [Read more...] about Tamales R’Us
I never relied on the morning news when I lived in Las Vegas like I do now that we moved to Texas. When we made our move, it was a toss-up between Houston and Dallas and I think we made the right move. Houston is heavy with rains from the Gulf of Mexico and an occasional hurricane breezing by. Dallas, it's usually just tornadoes and hail. From the beginning I started to notice that it was … [Read more...] about How I went from long johns to shorts and back to thermals in 24 hours.