Homestead Blog Hop 339

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! When it rains, it pours! That’s what the old saying goes, right? Thankfully, here in upper East Tennessee, that means literal rain. On our homestead, we don’t mind the rain. Not too much! Rain is watering our little potatoes, which are popping up all over. Also, I planted some…

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Healthier No Bake Cookies

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Did you eat No Bake Cookies growing up? They have always been hard to resist for me! So gooey and sweet and chocolatey! Some people call these boiled cookies, or Novaks. I always wondered if “Novak” was just a local version of NoBake. If you say it fast a few times they start to sound…

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Hobo Pies!!

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Have you tried Hobo Pies? Today I’m giving you a blast from the past! Let’s take a trip down memory lane and talk about Hobo Pies! When I was young–like 12-16, my brothers and I joined the Pathfinders! We made some seriously wonderful memories in that club (kind of like scout clubs, for boys and…

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Homestead Blog Hop 338

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet Your Hosts! Follow…

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Homestead Blog Hop 337

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s Blog hop time again! Thanks for coming by and sharing your creations and experiences! We get inspiration from each other! 💡 Happy homesteading! 😀 Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals,…

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MORE Bible Promises for Your Homesteader’s Heart

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Are you in need of MORE Bible Promises for your Homestead? I know that I am! Once I finished last week’s page of wonderful Bible Gems, more and more kept coming to my mind! I decided not to keep them to myself, but to share them, as more encouragement for our journeys! Oops! “Last week”…

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Homestead Blog Hop & Birds of Spring

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This post may contain affiliate links Birds of Spring We heard our first hummingbird today! This prompted me to haul out the hummingbird feeders and disinfect them. They’ll be hanging out tomorrow! And tonight it sounded like monkeys out in our woods I’m guessing I was listening to the…

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Homestead Blog Hop 339

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet Your Hosts! Follow…

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Stop and Smell the Trailing Arbutus

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The Trailing Arbutus of Ridge Haven Trailing Arbutus at Ridge Haven Homestead Trailing Arbutus–my second favorite Spring Wildflower! My first encounter with the Trailing Arbutus happened in April, 2018. Our family visited some friends for lunch, and the hostess provided each child with a list and a camera, along with the instructions to “Go find…

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Sabbath Hike to Chimney Rocks

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Sabbath Hike with Friends What a beautiful day for a hike! Several families grabbed a quick lunch after church, then we hit the road! After a scenic drive along the French Broad River, we arrived at the entrance to Weaver’s Bend Road, a five-mile gravel road leading to the Chimney Rocks trail head. Empty About…

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Homestead Blog Hop 334

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Howdy! 🤠 Thanks for stopping by on this last day of the merry month of March! 🍀 🐰 I expect that many bloggers will be sharing some Easter favorites–crafts, recipes, and decorations! Hope you get a chance to visit some websites from your fellow bloggers! Happy hopping! 🌺 🐰…

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Homestead Blog Hop 333

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet Your Hosts! Follow…

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