Hey there! It’s Katelyn from the Bold Homestead. Join us as we journey toward self-sustainability on our two acres.
The Mister and I both grew up in the suburbs, but found a common love for the land together. Our first home was a cabin on 40 acres in the middle of nowhere Kansas, but we’ve since moved to a 2 acre homestead west of Chicago.
Here we try to live healthy and simply the best we can. I hope you’ll join us on this adventure!
Do you want to start your own homestead? Just because you live in a suburban area doesn’t mean you can’t live sustainably! Check out our guide to creating your own suburban homestead, from starting your first garden to learning how to can and preserve foods.
Creating your own homestead doesn’t mean you have to live completely off the grid. Take steps towards living a self-sustainable lifestyle. Grow your own food and forage for wild edibles. Learn how to stock your pantry. Find ways to cut down on your consumerism.
Join us as we try to live sustainably off our 2 acre homestead in the suburbs of Illinois. Learn with us as we develop tips and techniques for creating an unobtrusive farm in the middle of our neighborhood. Are goats, chickens, and other farm animals allowed in the suburbs? Let’s find out. Start living a self-sustaining lifestyle and start your own suburban homestead today!
Step into the “wild” of your suburban area and learn to forage for wild edibles. Join us as learn to identify local wild plants, trees, mushrooms and more. Suburban foraging is fun for the whole family. Learn how to eat wild foods raw, make your own teas, and find recipes that you would actually like to eat!
Just because you live around manicured lawns and apartment buildings doesn’t mean you can’t forage for wild foods. Nature is all around us. Find food, medicinal herbs, and more right in your backyard. It’s ready for the picking!
Healthy food should be simple and cheap, but so often it is not. This is because our culture is built on consumerism instead of caring for our bodies and the natural resources we were given. With easy shifts towards self-sustainability you can start living simply and modifying your meals in healthy and tasty ways.
This isn’t a diet. It’s a lifestyle. Start living healthy with easy recipes built toward the busy lifestyle based on my life as a busy full-time employee, blogger, and hobby homesteader. I hope you’ll join with us in a journey toward simple, natural, healthy living.
Check out our recipes, tips and tricks for living healthy in our consumerist culture. Learn how to cut your food budget while enjoying amazing dishes that will leave your friend in awe. Never crave expensive food again after you check out our easy tips to cutting down your food budget in healthy ways.
Learn how to create your own herbal remedies with the plants and medicine nature has provided. Traditional medicine has done a lot to advance the human race, but don’t discount herbal remedies in your quest for health. Learning to combine traditional medicine with herbal remedies will help you feel your best and go easy on your wallet as well.
Natural medicine does not have to cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these ways to forage for your own herbs or grow them in your backyard. Learn about specific herbs and how to take them, internally or externally, in a tincture or tea. Discover ways to dry or dehydrate your own herbs and medicinal plants to store them for later. Create your own herbal medicine cabinet stocked for times of sickness.
Discover your own panacea and journey with us towards living a more healthy lifestyle without breaking the bank.