Homestead Blog Hop & Birds of Spring

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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Homestead Blog Hop 339

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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Stop and Smell the Trailing Arbutus

The Trailing Arbutus of Ridge Haven Trailing Arbutus at Ridge Haven Homestead Trailing Arbutus–my second favorite Spring Wildflower! My first encounter with the Trailing Arbutus happened in April, 2018. Our family visited some friends for lunch, and the hostess provided each child with a list and a camera, along with the instructions to “Go find…

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Sabbath Hike to Chimney Rocks

Sabbath Hike with Friends What a beautiful day for a hike! Several families grabbed a quick lunch after church, then we hit the road! After a scenic drive along the French Broad River, we arrived at the entrance to Weaver’s Bend Road, a five-mile gravel road leading to the Chimney Rocks trail head. Empty About…

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