Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Howdy and happy Blog Hop day! It’s a busy week here at Ridge Haven Homestead–been too busy to blog! But at least we get to blog hop! Hope your week is going well, and thanks for sharing your posts here! 🤪 Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 🍁 I’m seeing so much Fall! 🍂 Leaves are changing and sailing to the ground! 🍃 The air has a definite change, and acorns line the roads! 🐿 And, yes, I’m seeing plenty of squirrels in our woods! It’s a great time for walks outdoors, bonfires, and camping trips!…Read more
Be sure to check our our featured posts, on Homestead definitions, Self Sufficiency Goals, and the useful mineral, Magnesium! You’ll find some gems in this week’s Homestead Blog Hop!Read more
Vegan Yogurt—A Plant-Based delight Vegan Yogurt is delicious, rich in probiotics that help your gut and immune system, and satisfying. Although you can buy ready-made vegan yogurt? it tends to be expensive and loaded with sugar, which sort of negates all those good benefits! This post contains affiliate links. The good news about Vegan yogurt–you…Read more
The Lost Key/Trapped in a Van A quick Trip to the Market This post may contain affiliate links Hunting Canning Supplies So I was out at Troyer’s market (for the locals, it’s a store just like Mountain View Bulk Foods or Yoder’s, just a lot farther out)! I met a friend so we could purchase…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy week to you! Here in our little corner of East Tennessee, we are into apples! Tree to Table We got together with friends to pick apples, and now we are working to diligently can them up for later! We feel so blessed with wonderful fruit to harvest! I…Read more
Time for a Cabin Building Update! DIY Cabin Building One of the more rewarding and maddening parts of our homestead is that we get to DIY build our cabin. We have had help, to be sure, but not a full-time contractor. Thus, we have learned much, and continue to learn every day! You may wonder…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This picture sums up my sentiments! Overnight, Fall arrived! Crisp air, chilly nights, and sweaters! You’ll get no complaints from me! 🍁 🍂 🍃 Fall is my favorite time of the year, for one reason because of the harvest. I know that many of my friends are busy putting…Read more
A fun, free-form crochet project for these crisp, Autumn days!
What are you creating in your neck of the woods?
Color is all around you! Open your eyes to see God’s Late Summer Paintbox! 🎨Read more
Bed Wetting in Kids–Won’t they just outgrow it? I wanted to share a few stories and some resources today that are a bit different from my normal blog content. I’m talking about bed wetting. I just thought that if what I share can be of use to ANYONE out there, I’ll be grateful. This post…Read more
Enjoy this recipe for plant based (vegan) pesto, made with fresh basil!Read more
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…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 💙😃🌻 Thank you for joining the blog hop! What are you creating this week? Here’s a little bit of what we’ve been up to! One of our red nasturtiums bloomed! Beautiful!! Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Can you believe that it is September?!? Fall is coming!! My favorite time of the year! As we drive down the road, I see my favorite colors popping out–the deep purple Ironweed against the smoky lavender Joe Pye Weed. The brilliant orange and yellow hues of the Jewelweed, and…Read more