Since we have to get our goat barn built and some other priority work done, building a compost bin is going to have to wait. I have a ton of food waste though and don't want to not use it so we made a temporary bin. First we drilled holes in a tote Then we … Continue reading Temporary Compost Bin
Whew Moving is traumatic but I guess it's easier when you know it's your last move until your kids check you into a nursing home... Wait...even then we aren't leaving here. If we get too old to live on our on the High Plainsboy will take care of us. We talked about building a tiny … Continue reading Homesteading Week One
Right now the temps here on the prairie are mid 80s high and low 50s lows. It's not hot during the heat of the day in the house though (well, when your not doing the manual labor of moving!) so no air conditioning is needed. Our house doesn't have a/c at all. We have a … Continue reading No A/C Needed
Loading up! We have about three more hours of loading two 26 ft trucks then a 3.5 hour drive to Laramie. We are staying at The High Plains Cabin tonight and then everything will be unloaded tomorrow. Two of the guys from the moving crew will make the trip. We have been fortunate enough to … Continue reading Moving Day
We closed on our house yesterday and we move in tomorrow so I had a guy scheduled today to go in and clean the floors. He cleaned the basement carpet, the grout and the tile in the kitchen and all three bathrooms and also deep cleaned the hardwood on the main level. The second floor … Continue reading A Peek on the Inside
Finally! This house has been under contract for 7 weeks. We dealt with loan issues because of our self employment, we dealt with the seller not completing the repairs on time, we had a last minute snafu at the closing table that made it a three hour process instead only one but we have closed … Continue reading We Have Closed!