Tag: our story

Bringing chickens on our homestead (and how we lost most of them)

One of the core reasons why we chose to start a homestead is that we want to grow our food or at least part of it. And raising chickens for eggs and meat was always part of the plan. So we got a flock of baby chicks from my grandmother. Little did we know that Read More

Lost in Valhalla

Homestead Rewind – Our 2018 in review

2018 was a crazy year for us! But, before we get into that I just quickly want to thank everyone who’s been following us and supporting us through our journey. Even though we have less than 100 subscribers, I was taken by surprise multiple times by old friends who congratulated us for we do and Read More

Our first big snow on the homestead

December brought about very cold days here at the Valhalla homestead. With our fire stove running overtime, our firewood supplies were diminishing quite fast. So the plan for last Saturday was to split more firewood. But when we woke up on Saturday morning, everything was covered in a thick layer of snow. So much snow! Read More

Ragnar

A few weeks before moving to our new house, back when we were still renting our old apartment and we were just starting the house renovations, we were on our way from the city to our homestead. With music roaring in our car, I was slowly driving on the country road that leads to our Read More

Back-yard garden view of our orchard

Lost in Valhalla – How It All Started

Skol! That’s Viking for ‘hi’, but I think it has a little bit more… oomph! What I mean is: Welcome to our blog – Lost in Valhalla!

Let’s get over the introductions first: my name is Vlad, my girlfriend’s name is Greti and together we’re the proud owners of the Lost in Valhalla Homestead.

We’re going to cover who we are and where we are in more depth later on. For now, let me go back a few months and tell you how it all started. Read More