When we first started riding lessons over four years ago, we were all drawn to the rolling hills, the trees, the open space of the country. Back then it was a pipe dream. I loved living in the city, and even if we wanted to move to the country, I assumed we wouldn't be able to afford a farm in the country.
As we started getting more serious about buying a farm and I started looking at properties seriously, everything was out of our price range. I did the math on how I would pay the mortgage and came up short every time.
I widened the search, looked in areas I didn't really want to move to, and waited.
But I was stuck in the How.
How would we pay for the farm?
How would I be able to do the work a farm requires, commute 30+ minutes into the city every day, and raise two kids?
How would I take care of all the buildings?
I thought that I would have to get my business up and running to a point that it could not only replace the salary from my...