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Homesteading Activity

We’re Back!

We’re back…

Homestead Pigs

They’re dirty, smelly, and adorable…homestead pigs!


I can’t believe our daughter will be here in five short weeks! It has gone by so quickly, and now I say goodbye to Henry being our only baby…

October 5, 2013

It’s the first week of October which means one thing…

Slowing Down: Pregnancy, a Toddler, and the Homestead

“How do you do it all?”

This question gets thrown at me quite a bit, and while I appreciate it, I have to tell the truth: I don’t.

Dreams for the Homestead

Everyone has dreams and goals they wish to accomplish in life no matter how outlandish they may seem. I know I enjoy thinking about the future and …

The Summer Gardens

Wow! It’s September! Time is flying by, and summer is coming to a close for us in the mountains. I can already feel fall settling in on the homestead…

Why We Homestead


“What for?”

“Are you crazy?”

These were many of the questions I heard when we decided to get into homesteading.


Hi! Welcome to the Abundant Life Homestead. Thank you for stopping by. My name is Kelsey, and I am a homesteading wife and mother in the mountains of West Virginia.