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When we moved to our homestead a year ago, the plan was to build a house sometime in the near future. After a year full of building infrastructure and adding animals to our homestead, it’s time to focus on the house! We did a lot of research, reading books, watching videos and talking to people in the area before making our decision on what kind of house to build. Let’s start on another adventure, and build a straw bale house! Since this is a new way of building for us and there is a lot to learn, we decided to start small and build a guest house first. The idea being that we will get all of the kinks worked out before we start on our house.
Hi! Around here I wear many hats. Homesteader, farmer, homemaker, homeschool mom, gardener and builder. We strive for a simple, self-sufficient life on our little piece of paradise. Read more