Ya know you're a homesteader when you strategically place a fence company catalog in the magazine rack next to the composting toilet , in the hopes that hubby sees it and orders some fencing for your Christmas gift.
Ya know you're a homesteader when you place your boots right next to your bed every night, just in case you need to run outside at 2 a.m to chase a fox away.
Ya know you're a homesteader when a chicken stands next to you while you are barbecuing and you don't think twice about it- after all, she is free range :)
Ya know your a homesteader when you can't sleep late due to the cacophony of animal voices in the morning- roosters crowing, goats bleating, dogs barking, cats meowing and whatever pigs do that makes so much noise.
Ya know you're a homesteader when your feed bill rivals your grocery bill; and you don't bat an eye.
Ya know you're a homesteader when your bathroom shelves are filled with mason jars you canned yourself.
And ya know you're a homesteader when you can't even leave for the afternoon without someone staying behind to keep an eye on the animals or else you need to follow a detailed list of food and water placement before you go!
Linking with FarmGirl Friday, The Chicken Chick