Barefoot Savages

homestead

There are a lot of reasons why you should build a homestead and live a simpler lifestyle, but there are also reasons why you shouldn’t. Lots of people think they want to live a simpler life until they realize what this actually entails. There’s nothing wrong with that, either. Homesteading is not for everyone. Having a realistic idea of how it could go can help save everyone a lot of stress in the long run. Here are some reasons why you homesteading might not be for you.

  • If you think it will be fun all the time. While many people start out with the idea that they are embarking on a grand adventure, a few cold nights spent without enough firewood or cloudy days without enough power can put the kibosh on that very quickly. It certainly is a grand adventure, but so was trekking across the country to Alaska in the…

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