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!
From Tom- The tool-hauling trailer conversion is coming along! Brand new electric brakes are installed and working great—now I can load it nice & heavy and know I can still get it stopped in traffic when I need to. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Ftomwyliespage%2Fvideos%2F1926182707633535%2F&show_text=0&width=560
…And this is the look I got when I read this title on FB. Tom failed to mention this to me…
When you are about to go somewhere or do something you’ve never done, what do you do? Or when you have a problem you can’t figure out? Do you jump into it without a care? Or do you read about it, google it, and talk to those who’ve already walked that path? I used to … More Advice from a Woman Who Knows
Besides having Mr. C and adjusting to life as a family of five, I haven’t written any blog posts because there hasn’t been much for me to write about in regards to homesteading. I hadn’t been to our property until last week, and we ended up staying for over a month with Tom’s parents around … More Waiting, waiting, waiting…