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Why Homestead?

Why Homestead? Well,  I am going to start by telling you the reason why we want to homestead. You see I am a pioneer girl at heart and grew up longing to be Laura Ingalls Wilder, I mean my name is even Laura. Once I got married and became a mom that longing became very real. You see the times we are living in are not like it was back in the 1800's, where simplicity and homesteading was just a way of life. Back then it was a necessity  in order to survive. You had to prepare for winter in order to not starve or freeze. Now fast forward to todays living, where we have everything done for us , a washing machine washes our clothes, a microwave cooks our food, electricity powers our furnace, a grocery store has our food and anything else we may need. Our society is more concerned with whats going on, on facebook ,twitter, television shows and anything else. I'm not saying all these things are bad I'm just saying we have lost our way, we no longer think and do for ourselves. So,…