Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Hello! It’s the middle of the week, and it feels like it’s the middle of the summer, doesn’t it?! We’ve kept busy, trying to make our gardens productive. I will have to say that some of the vegetables are doing great! We are enjoying some cucumbers, although so…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Hello! Sorry it’s been quiet here on the blog. Life. I still appreciate you taking the time to come and share, plus to check out what others are sharing. Have a blessed week! Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s a happy day, and I thank God for the weather! Its a happy day, and I’m living it for my Lord. It’s a happy day, and things are gonna get better, loving each day by the promises in God’s word. There’s another verse to that song, but…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite Bible Promises with you. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 This world has plenty of knowledge. An unending supply….Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s Blog Hop day again! For some reason my site had a glitch. I pasted the blog hop at the correct time, but made a misspelling, and gave the hop the wrong number. Well…that just seemed to mess everything up in terms of my permalinks. So I’m deleting…Read more
If you’ve ever made a charcoal poultice, you know it can be a messy process!
Here is a great way to make a neat and clean (and easy) charcoal poultice as a maturely remedy!
A morning walk out to the gardens brings more than weeds!Read more
ShareWelcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week on our homestead, we’ve been feeling grateful at the little surprises out in nature. One of those is the random Crazy Daisy flower that popped up this year! One year I threw a bunch of random seeds down our hillside, expecting waves of floral color! It didn’t…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy Wednesday! Wowzers! We got a ton of rain! ☔️ The dumping, soaked to the skin type of rain storm! Our gardens will be happy, and our homestead holding tanks will fill right up! I counting my blessings for this rain. I would have preferred to be planting…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy week to you! It’s been a busy week, as usual! We’ve done some work in our garden, made some raised beds, had an emergency room visit, tore up our van while trekking they the backwoods Tennessee jungle, and picked some flowers! I’m excited to see new things…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week at Ridge Haven Homestead and around our area, we’ve been stormed with the deafening song of the 17-year cicadas! Our property actually doesn’t have as many as our friends in town have, but they’re out there! I’m amazed to see the phenomenon of an animal that…Read more
Share Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Good morning and happy day to you! Currently, every time we drive to our driveway, we are blessed to be greeted with lovely flowers in full bloom! The Mountain Laurels are out, plus we still have native Flame Azalea dotting the hills! It’s worth a…Read more
Share 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…Read more
ShareDid 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…Read more
ShareHave 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…Read more