… Our friend was hurting pretty bad after the roofing day. He rested the following day, and that night we got a phone call that he was heading to the ER. Long story short, he had a major infection in his knee, and wasn’t able to stand for more than a few minutes. He can … More Picture Overview of the Past Few Weeks (continued)
Well, it’s been three and a half weeks! A lot has happened during that time. I could try and write all about the first big snow, putting up the trusses, our friend getting sick in the middle of the project, the fence, the addition starting, or our new LGD (Livestock Guardian Dog). Instead I’ll do … More Picture Overview of the Past Few Weeks
Even though we won’t be posting many edited, full blown Vlogs or Blogs over the next few weeks, we will be taking lots of video footage. We will be posting pics or small video clips uncut on our Facebook pages- either The Wylie Homestead or The Handy Homesteader. We hope you’ll join us there also! … More Shipping Container Shop Framing Starts TODAY!!!
10-20-2017 It’s been 5 full days on our property already! The first day after we moved we ended up planning out how we were going to put a skirting around the RV and more plans for the other buildings, had smores over a small campfire stove(it uses sticks, and is amazing! Yay for gifts your … More The “Other Things” No One Talks About In Homesteading
We are here! We have officially moved! It is wonderful being here, and it is so nice having Tom being able to join us for dinner and bedtime for the kids. He has been driving 3 hours round trip daily, and now we can all be together here! Yesterday afternoon I finally allowed myself to … More We are…now on the property!!!
October 14, 2017
We have WATER!!! This is the final major (and most expensive) property improvement we needed to put in. This is also the one that we are most excited about being successful! Thanks everyone who prayed with us for this great outcome! Tom found out on Friday, September 29th that not only had they found water, … More We have WATER!!!
Wow—we now have 103 YouTube subscribers!!! Here’s an update on our Homestead projects and a sneak peek of all that’s happened lately. PLUS: do you know what mysterious creature made the tracks in the dust at 4:23? Write a comment if you think you know! I will soon publish a follow-up video to one of … More Vlog #4: Time To CELEBRATE!!!
We celebrated our first family birthday in the RV yesterday! Miss A is now 2 years old! She is our little monkey, always up for a challenge, and loves being active. We are so thankful God gave her to us, and love to hear her giggle and see her smile. We started the day with … More First Birthday in the RV
Yay! Progress on the property has jumped ahead this week! Tom and a friend pre-built the pump house frame at Tom’s folks’ house, and then transferred it to the property. This was easier to do where there is power, since on the property the generator is the only source for electricity. Mike, our excavator, prepped the site beforehand by digging a 4-1/2 … More Septic and Pump House Week!