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Learning to Live Off-Grid

Learning to Live on all Solar We've been living at the new Hennick Homestead for going on 3 weeks now and we LOVE IT; although it is definitely an adjustment. We continue to move things from our old house into the new tiny space which is a challenge. We have definitely learned that we have... Continue Reading →

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Moving Day!!!!!

So, after about 4 years of dreaming, preparation, building, and waiting, we are finally moving into our new off-grid homestead.  This has been the beginning of an adventurous journey for us and we are excited to get started.  I won't lie, it is daunting to scale back living in physical size, but even more so... Continue Reading →

Fences, Coops, and Heat

So, we've made incredible progress and we are getting all things ready to move in very soon.  One of the main things we had to do before we could move in was prepare a temporary shelter for our little piggies and chickens.  Making our homestead in the part of Louisiana we have chosen means learning... Continue Reading →

The Excitement is Mounting!

The Hennick Homestead is coming right along!  Amazing progress has been made in the past 2 months and we are almost ready to move in.  This post is going to be picture heavy with explanations of what you are seeing.  I certainly hope to update this blog more often now that progress is being made... Continue Reading →

Rafters and Wrap

Nathan and I have been going out to the homestead to help the progress along every weekend.  We are both so surprised and extremely excited to see the progress happening so quickly.  You can see, in the picture above, we actually have the rafters up. The "barn-style" gambrel roof we chose for our Tiny House... Continue Reading →

And the Progress Continues

It seems like it has taken FOREVER to get this far, but now that Summer is here and the ground is dry, progress is happening at a dizzying pace.  Last time I posted we had just completed the foundation (pictured above).  That has been about three weeks.  Now Alex, our contractor, has made so much... Continue Reading →

Progress…Finally!

So, it has been a while since I have posted on our blog, unfortunately I allowed winter and life to get in the way of posting.  Now that winter is over and life is in perspective, it is time to move forward in so many different ways. First, let me say how grateful Nathan and... Continue Reading →

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