Trying to name a blog about our family’s journey to a simple life has not been easy. While I hoped for something witty and clever I found myself heading for practical and easy to understand. Proof that my brain is starting to think more like my heart? Let’s hope so.
We are the Holmes family. Mom, dad, four kids, ages 30 to 14 and a delicious little granddaughter. Each of us has a story but this is about our journey together.
Arizona is where we live. After searching for a few years, we found our perfect property 100 miles from where we currently reside. Fifty acres of virgin Northern Arizona at 5300′ elevation. What follows will be the story of a family with no previous experience developing this raw rural land into a forever home.
Arizona Holmestead seemed to cover all of the above quite well.