Homestead Blog Hop 345–Bloom Where You’re Planted

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Welcome 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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 344

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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 more…

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Homestead Blog Hop 343

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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 growing…

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Cicadas! Homestead Blog Hop 342

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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 can…

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Homestead Blog Hop 340

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    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 hike…

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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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