Back To Gardening on the Homestead

Due to my horrible anxiety and PTSD I did not do much for gardening this year. Out of what I did plant these few onions are the only things that grew. I intentionally let them go to seed. These were onions that the store was going to throw away because they had sprouted. My anxietyContinue reading “Back To Gardening on the Homestead”

Anxiety Lessens and Home Improvement Begins

After only 2 days off from work I can feel my anxiety and PTSD leaving. When I woke up this morning I actually wanted to clean my kitchen. It’s been at least 2 months since I’ve cleaned or barely washed dishes. I was so proud of myself for accomplishing this, simple to most people, task.Continue reading “Anxiety Lessens and Home Improvement Begins”

No water in the house again

Just when I get things going in the right direction with fixing the house up another problem presents itself. On Monday I got out of the shower, put a load of clothes into the washing machine but when I turned it on when the pressure tank started making horrible noises and I lost all myContinue reading “No water in the house again”

Overcoming Fears & Home Improvement

Have you ever had a fear that was so deeply imbedded into you that it wouldn’t allow you to do what you wanted or enjoyed to do? Then keep reading to see how I’m learning to overcome my deepest and darkest fear. I have put my foot down and refuse to let my fear keepContinue reading “Overcoming Fears & Home Improvement”

How and Why to Create Homestead Goals

I have tried for a couple of years to get my homestead up and running but never made it. Several years ago I found in a Mother Earth News magazine where one of the writers explained how to create and work towards your homestead goals. Guess what, I right away got busy and created monthlyContinue reading “How and Why to Create Homestead Goals”

Welcome to The Duhaime Homestead.

I’m Delayne Duhaime, owner of The Duhaime Homestead. This is my beginning of my homestead journey. I am a 43 year old dreamer who’s goal is to be completely self sufficient and off grid. My only problem is I don’t know what I am doing but I’m learning daily and I hope you will followContinue reading “Welcome to The Duhaime Homestead.”