Does size really matter?
Does the size of your homestead really matter or is it more what you do with what you have?
I have been asking myself this question a lot lately as I ponder on selling my current 8,000 ish square foot lot for a larger property. I have big dreams of what I would do with more property, plant trees that provide food, more chickens, & of course goats to milk. I currently have 3 chickens, several tilapia, A compost bin, raised beds & containers to garden in. We both work 40 hours/week, spend approximately 3 hours/ day commuting to our jobs together. I am the main one that does all of the gardening/yard work (because I love it and am to stubborn to ask for help), while he works inside. With all of that I often don’t have much time to spend outside, starting new seeds, planting transplants, cleaning my aquaponics system, watering plants, ect. I would love to live off my land and not have to work, but have not found that happy medium yet.
So here I ponder... should I really be thinking about getting more property and add more things to my todo list, or should I try to be content with what I have and work it to its fullest potential?
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