Homestead Building Update—Camper Canopy & Barn Doors

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Homestead Building Update and Inchworm Progress What’s Going On at Ridge Haven Homestead? It’s time for an update on our homestead building project. There has been no update of late, because you can’t report much when not much is happening. But, we’ve worked on some of our homestead projects, and I’m happy to report that…

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Friday Friendship Feature #6–School Readiness

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Welcome to the Friday Friendship Feature, #6–School Readiness School Readiness Impacts Kids and Families The topic of School Readiness is an important topic for all families. School Readiness impacts homeschooling families as well as traditional schooling families. I have felt passionate about this topic ever since I began researching the topic before our boys started…

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Homestead Blog Hop #248

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop, #248! I’m glad you’ve stopped by! Our week has been full, as always!  We’ve been working on some Homestead Cabin chores.  Our sixteen-year old son and our friend have been busy sawing, routing, and nailing, as they make barn-style doors for our cabin. …

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Friday Friendship Feature #5–How To Get Published In Chicken Soup For The Soul —Beyond Your Blog

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Welcome to the Friday Friendship Feature #5! How to Get Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul This week, I’m thinking about Writing For this week’s Friday Friendship Feature, I want to share a what’s been on my mind–writing! I’m sure that since many of my readers are fellow bloggers, you also think quite a lot…

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Homestead Blog Hop 247

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy Wednesday to you! And Happy Homestead Blog Hop Day! Here in East Tennessee, we’ve had it HOT for this past week or so!  Summer has come full force! At Ridge Haven Homestead, we are back into our building projects again.  Choosing metal colors for our cabin roof and…

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Refreshing Melon Freeze! Vegan Recipe

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Simple Homestead Recipe–Refreshing Melon Freeze! (Boys Can Cook Series) I don’t usually do random recipes, but this one hit the spot so well last Sunday that I just had to share my son’s SIMPLE RECIPE! The Refreshing Melon Freeze will cool you off FROM THE INSIDE OUT–exactly what you want on a hot summer day!…

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Friday Friendship Feature #4. Boys & Noise

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Friday Friendship Feature #4 Boys and their Noises Last week on the Friday Friendship Feature, #3, I shared a post encouraging us to set a consistent Morning Schedule/Ritual time so that we can bless our families. This week’s Friday Friendship Feature focuses in on another aspect of our home life: BOYS and MOMS. We have…

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Homestead Blog Hop 246

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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week… I’ve been thinking about friendliness!     A few weeks ago, we welcomed a little orange kitten into our home. You know how kittens often shake things up, and she has been no exception.  Our other felines eyed her warily, then with downright rudeness when they discovered that…

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Friday Friendship Feature #2

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Friday Friendship Feature—A time to share an Inspiring Read Sometimes I get to blog hop. I enjoy meeting new bloggers! This week I stumbled across a wonderful post by Shannon, at From the Hearth. The reason I enjoyed this read so much was because I see the truth of her words in our own family….

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Merging Two Blogs

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Two blogs merging–Lessons and Lessons with Ridge Haven Homestead Well, Fine Readers! I’ve been pondering this change for some time, and have decided to take the plunge. I am, and have pretty much accomplished merging two blogs! Why Merge Two Blogs? As I began my blogging journey in the self-hosted world, I believed that it…

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Too much Rain at Ridge Haven

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Because life is not all sunshine and wildflowers! I’m usually a skirt and straw hat kind of girl. That’s my preferred attire. Not today. Today, I donned blue jeans and knee boots, and topped it with a rubber raincoat. We have quite a mess! It’s raining, it’s pouring! Nobody’s snoring. All hands on deck to…

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