The Schoolhouse Life

The Schoolhouse Life

Hosted by: Drew & Lacey Grim

We want to help you be more self-sufficient and grow your homestead into the property you have always dreamed of. It takes time, patience, and a lot of times help from friends. Learn from our mistakes and skip the...

Episodes

Our Newest Project - The Shuv

Season #3

We're talking all about our lease land project this week. A lot of you have asked us about this project and how it came about. Our friend Lane brought this project to us and he is joining us to talk about how crazy...
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How to make your marriage last 20 years or more

Season #3

We recently celebrated our 20th anniversary. It got us thinking about how much has changed since then and how much has stayed the same. Between the businesses, the homestead, the kids, homeschooling, families and...
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The why and how we homeschool - Interview with Austin of Homesteady

Season #3

Are you homeschooling? Have you thought about getting started? In this amazing conversation with Austin of Homesteady we talk about why our families have chosen to homeschool and what that looks like for us.  We even...
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Planning your preservation with purpose with Sarah of Peeliesnpetals

Season #3

It's been harvest season and we are all looking to preserve the fruits of our labor. We want to replay this amazing interview again with Tiktok canning star Sarah of peeliesnpetals.  Do you have questions about...
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Fermenting; Homestead Counter Culture

Season #3

We love fermenting❤  We always have things bubbling on the counter. Pickles, sauerkraut, yogurt and anything else that can sit on the counter and "rot".  Have you ever really thought about how that "rotting" material...
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Plants to forage on the homestead🌿

Season #3

Do the plants that emerge on your property to heal the soil also emerge on your property to help heal you? We're talking about all the plants you can forage on the homestead and in nature. What to look for and what...
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How to control invasives on the homestead

Season #3

Are you dealing with invasive plants on the homestead? We all have those pesky plants on the homestead that are more difficult than most to get rid of. We've had and still have our fair share of them. Listen in to...
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Disappointments on the homestead

Season #3

We are getting into our biggest disappointments on the homestead. We are covering everything from land, animals, projects and family. It's a pretty real and raw conversation but we want to you yo know that it's not...
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Lessons from a year of rest - Shmita check-in

Season #3

We are giving an update on Shmita and how our year of rest has been going. It's not what we expected in many ways but we've had some revelations about the lessons we've learned so far. You might be surprised by our...
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Are you a homestead hustler?

Season #3

Are you hustling too hard on your homestead? The ideas are always flowing and as homesteaders, we hustle to get all the things done. But is it the best way to really get the result we want and need? Are we enjoying...
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Why water on the homestead is so important💧

Season #3

Water is a top priority on the homestead, if not the most important. After 15 years we've been able to understand how water works on our homestead. We talk about everything water in this episode, how to utilize it,...
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We're heading back to reflect on Shmita

Season #3

Join us as we listen back to our plans for Shmita. Planning is what we do as homesteaders, it seems like there is always something to do. It's been a busy year so far and we can't wait to listen back and give an...
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