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We are back with a new twist on an old theme. Creators of the popular podcast Beyond the Homestead, Bonnie and Danielle are back to help overwhelmed and overworked moms, homemakers, and women homesteaders to take a step back from the busyness of life and re-discover what is really important. We will give you the tools you need to simplify your lifestyle, find happiness in simple pleasures, and add more richness back into your life. We want to help keep women grounded when they feel like they are drowning in a sea of chaos by offering support, encouragement, and a shot of inspiration to help them find the little things that make life worth living. As two moms who are both overwhelmed and overworked, we know how difficult it can be to find fulfillment in the little pleasures that make us happy. We also know that some things just cannot be done with little ones tugging at your skirt. The Grounded in Simplicity Podcast is on a mission to help women around the world ground themselves in a life full of purpose and simplicity. Hosted by Bonnie Von Dohre of The Not So Modern Housewife and Danielle McCoy of The Rustic Elk. You can support the show by becoming a Patron. Join us on Patreon to see all of our membership options: https://www.patreon.com/groundedinsimplicity Subscribe & Review Our Show Thank you for taking the time to leave a rating and review. Your reviews help us read more overwhelmed moms who need help and support.

We are back with a new twist on an old theme. Creators of the popular podcast Beyond the Homestead, Bonnie and Danielle are back to help overwhelmed and overworked moms, homemakers, and women homesteaders to take a step back from the busyness of life and re-discover what is really important. We will give you the tools you need to simplify your lifestyle, find happiness in simple pleasures, and add more richness back into your life. We want to help keep women grounded when they feel like they are drowning in a sea of chaos by offering support, encouragement, and a shot of inspiration to help them find the little things that make life worth living. As two moms who are both overwhelmed and overworked, we know how difficult it can be to find fulfillment in the little pleasures that make us happy. We also know that some things just cannot be done with little ones tugging at your skirt. The Grounded in Simplicity Podcast is on a mission to help women around the world ground themselves in a life full of purpose and simplicity. Hosted by Bonnie Von Dohre of The Not So Modern Housewife and Danielle McCoy of The Rustic Elk. You can support the show by becoming a Patron. Join us on Patreon to see all of our membership options: https://www.patreon.com/groundedinsimplicity Subscribe & Review Our Show Thank you for taking the time to leave a rating and review. Your reviews help us read more overwhelmed moms who need help and support.

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We are back with a new twist on an old theme. Creators of the popular podcast Beyond the Homestead, Bonnie and Danielle are back to help overwhelmed and overworked moms, homemakers, and women homesteaders to take a step back from the busyness of life and re-discover what is really important. We will give you the tools you need to simplify your lifestyle, find happiness in simple pleasures, and add more richness back into your life. We want to help keep women grounded when they feel like they are drowning in a sea of chaos by offering support, encouragement, and a shot of inspiration to help them find the little things that make life worth living. As two moms who are both overwhelmed and overworked, we know how difficult it can be to find fulfillment in the little pleasures that make us happy. We also know that some things just cannot be done with little ones tugging at your skirt. The Grounded in Simplicity Podcast is on a mission to help women around the world ground themselves in a life full of purpose and simplicity. Hosted by Bonnie Von Dohre of The Not So Modern Housewife and Danielle McCoy of The Rustic Elk. You can support the show by becoming a Patron. Join us on Patreon to see all of our membership options: https://www.patreon.com/groundedinsimplicity Subscribe & Review Our Show Thank you for taking the time to leave a rating and review. Your reviews help us read more overwhelmed moms who need help and support.

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English


Episodes

Seasonal Depression and Self Care through the Winter Months

1/11/2022
In this episode, we're focusing on the things you can do or take in the winter to help yourself get over seasonal depression. Vitamin D, as previously discussed, aids in the formation of dopamine. We've also mentioned how putting on warm clothing in the winter so you can still go outside and exercise is a good idea. It's also critical to have people to talk to during this time of year. It is better to have someone in your neighborhood who can just listen for you for a few minutes than it...

Duration:00:56:32

Being Grounded and Focusing on What Matters

1/4/2022
In this episode, we're talking about being "busy" and how to avoid falling into the trap by aligning with our priorities and adjusting our measures of success. We're also talking about finding balance as homesteaders, moms, and wives while trying to keep some of our sanity intact. Links mentioned in this episode: Season 1 Episode 2: Is Self Sufficiency a Myth? Episode Sponsor Kitchen Botanicals Use code GROUNDED for 20% off your first purchase. If you enjoyed today's episode and you...

Duration:00:38:04

Getting Started with Chicks and Ducklings | Episode 11

3/30/2021
Are you thinking to start raising chicks and/or duckling? Keeping backyard chicken and ducks is a wonderful way to offset your food costs by getting fresh eggs or meat. This is the best way to have self-sufficient lifestyle. But there are some specifics you’ll want to know before bringing your first chicks or duckling home for the best success. Today’s episode is a fun one, we're going to be talking about how to get started with chicks and ducklings and we will share our own useful and...

Duration:01:15:29

Planning Our Homeschool Year on the Homestead | Episode 10

9/29/2020
Subscribe & Review Our Show Because our podcast is new, we're asking listeners to write a review. We'll then select some of your reviews to read on our future episodes. Review this podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grounded-in-simplicity/id1502793179 Beyond the Homestead Podcast is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and...

Duration:01:21:10

How to Take a Vacation as a Homesteader | Episode 9

9/15/2020
Taking a vacation as a homesteader is possible. Learn our tips and tricks to coordinate your chores, hire someone to care for your homestead, take a break and avoid burnout. Some places to hire help: Your local 4H Club Neighbors or Close Family Craigslist Local Farming Groups on Facebook Plan your vacation out well in advance, utilize modern tools and tech to help make your life, and that of your sitter, easier. Drip Irrigation Water Timers Automatic Waterers for...

Duration:00:52:40

Beginner's Guide to Backyard Homesteading with Lisa Lombardo | Episode 8

8/27/2020
Today we are joined by the lovely Lisa Lombardo as she shares her homesteading journey and talks about her new book The Beginner's Guide to Backyard Homesteading. Lisa talks about how she went from farm girl to suburban modern homesteader and how she's learned to become self sufficient on one acre. She's also here to share her new book The Beginner's Guide to Backyard Homesteading and talk about how anyone can learn to be self sufficient no matter where they live. Her book is now available...

Duration:01:06:07

Why Should We Focus on Local Food and Supporting Small Producers? | Episode 7

5/19/2020
The way COVID-19 has broken the supply chain has brought significant changes to how we shop and where we can find food. It has also brought awareness to how important small producers are in keeping us fed. In this episode, we're talking about the importance of supporting small producers and how we can find food locally. Links mentioned in this episode: US Wellness Meat Alderspring Ranch Organic Grass Fed Beef Joe Gardner Podcast - The Story of Seed Savers Exchange Kind of a Big Dill...

Duration:01:31:33

Starting Your Garden from Seed | Episode 6

4/29/2020
In this episode, we're talking about the benefits of starting your garden from seed. We're focusing mainly on starting seeds indoors before your last frost date and sharing our favorite seed companies. Links mentioned in this episode: How to Start Seeds Indoors - The Rustic Elk Mary’s Heirloom Seeds Baker’s Creek Strictly Medicinals Kitchen Botanicals Heaven’s Harvest Heirloom Solutions Greenhouse Megastore Half gallon pressure sprayer Acid sprayer for vinegar Disclosure: We may...

Duration:01:03:25

Starting Your Garden to Grow Your Own Food | Ep. 5

4/2/2020
In this episode, we're discussing our tips and recommendations for starting a garden, whether you're a beginner gardening for the first time, or you're an experienced gardener who has been frustrated with past attempts. We want to help you grow your own food this season, so we're talking about determining your planting zone, starting seeds, improving your garden soil, and understanding the aspects that make your garden unique. We believe you can grow food no matter where you live, and we...

Duration:01:07:56

Preparing for Disaster Without Going Overboard | Ep. 4

3/20/2020
What are some ways you can better prepare for an emergency without needing to hoard supplies or keep a large stockpile? In this episode, we're talking about ways that you can gain skills and learn how to be more self reliant so you can survive when your supply chain is broken. Survival doesn't mean hoarding toilet paper and shampoo. We're taking a realistic look at the supplies you need and how you can be prepared no matter what disasters you face. Links mentioned in this...

Duration:01:04:47

Are Heritage Breed Pigs Right for Your Homestead? | Ep. 3

3/13/2020
Heritage pig breeds have gained popularity in recent years as homesteaders take more of an interested in raising sustainable pork on their own farms. Today, we're taking a look at some of the pros and cons of raising heritage pigs so you can decide if this may be an animal you'd be interested in adding to your farm. Links mentioned in this episode: The Livestock Conservancy: https://www.livestockconservancy.org If you enjoyed today's episode and you love this show, can you help us...

Duration:00:55:10

Is Self Sufficiency a Myth? | Ep. 2

3/10/2020
Self Sufficiency means different things to a lot of different people, but is it a myth? Can we ever achieve true self sufficiency? Today we're talking about why community is such an important part of this journey and how we can sustainably learn to live without feeling the pressure to do everything ourselves. In this controversial episode, we take a look at how people survived historically and what lessons we can learn and incorporate in our modern homesteads. Links mentioned in this...

Duration:00:53:44

Meet Your Hosts - Bonnie & Danielle | Beyond the Homestead Podcast | Ep. 1

3/10/2020
Bonnie from The Not So Modern Housewife and Danielle from The Rustic Elk are our hosts for the Beyond the Homestead Podcast. We are here to encourage you in your journey to self sufficiency and share our own stories and experiences with others. In this episode, we're getting to know a little bit about Bonnie and Danielle and how we hope this podcast will help you to grow and learn. Subscribe & Review Our Show Because our podcast is new, we're asking listeners to write a review. We'll...

Duration:00:22:11