Homestead Blog Hop 321 Happy New Year!

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanks for stopping in again for this last blog hop of 2020! I hope you have survived 2020, and we can all pray for a better New Year! Happy New Year from Ridge Haven Homestead! This week on the hop we have some interesting posts related to our own…

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Hearty Red Lentil Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup for a Warming Winter Meal Have you tried red lentils? I’ve gone for most of my life mostly unaware of red lentils. I’ve eaten plenty of ordinary brown lentils, and green split peas, but somehow missed knowing about the red lentils. So…in case you’re like me: Let me introduce you to…

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Homestead Blog Hop 320

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s the Merry Christmas Blog Hop!! 🎄 Thank you so much for stopping by! Amid everything that our world is struggling with this year, we can still stop and reflect on the Gift of our Savior coming to save us. I hope that you find hope from that Good…

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Salted Caramel Date Fudge—A Vegan & Gluten Free Recipe

Super Simple Recipe for Salted Caramel Date Fudge 4 Ingredients, unlimited options! This is a recipe that I learned of while hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Another mom, whom I’d never met before, randomly popped out with this recipe, which intrigued me. I liked that it was: Simple–just 3-4 ingredients! Raw Vegan…

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Homestead Blog Hop 319

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s about time to do some Christmas shopping, isn’t it? 😂. Some people plan ahead and some don’t, and I’m afraid the latter is me. I’ve made some lists, though! 😉 Here on today’s blog hop I’m including gift ideas for off grid people. NOT because of fishing for…

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Why Tools Trump Toys!!

Tools Trump Toys!! Several years ago, I wrote this post for my homeschooling group. It remains my most popular post and my favorite of all times. When I transferred my Lessons and Lessons blog over here to Ridge Haven Homestead last year, I assumed that all of my posts had come along. Sadly, this one…

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Twenty Practical Gifts for an Off Grid Man

What gift does an Off Grid Man want? Something PRACTICAL! Guys are notoriously hard to shop for, and an off grid man can add an even more challenging element. After all, off-grid guys aren’t exactly the random generic gift type. 😊. A homesteading guy truly does appreciate a thoughtful gift, but he may not want…

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Rustic Vintage Kitchen—Plans and Dreams

I’m dreaming of a vintage kitchen… 🎶 Time keeps passing, we still live in our camper, and sometimes the longing for a real-life house just about overwhelms this Ridge Haven red-head! Just keeping it real, Folks! To date, we have lived here for 2 years, 4 months, more or less, but who’s counting? That would…

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Homestead Blog Hop 318 🙂

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy day to everyone! 🙂 Every week I’m amazed at the talent shared at this blog hop! Every recipe, every home-brightening tip, and peek into your homestead/family is special. Why? Because it’s a little slice of your life, and your experience is unique! Staying at the blogging wheel is…

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Homestead Blog Hop 317–First Snow

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy December! We got our first snow here yesterday! Really just a dusting at our homestead, but enough to coat the tree branches and brighten things up! In town where I work, more snow fell, which made children happy, although they didn’t get a snow day since they were…

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