Homestead Blog Hop 268 & Snow on Our Mountain

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Snow has come to East Tennessee! We went to bed with a white-frosted world!  All night long, I kept waking up to brightness.  The full moon, with the white snow tricked me into thinking morning had already arrived! In the silence of the night, I took the opportunity to…

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Vegan Parmesan Cheese Crumbles

Simple, easy recipe for plant based Parmesan cheese crumbles This recipe is the product of my memory, and a unique story shared by a friend. This post contains affiliate links Not long ago, a friend and I chatted about pizza and vegan cheese. I normally make a cashew cheese sauce for pizza and lasagna, haystacks,…

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Homestead Blog Hop 267 & Christmas Wishes

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy December to you! Last months blog hop had so many wonderful posts that it was almost impossible to narrow down three to feature. I very much appreciate the focus on frugal living that several of the posts contained. As we are now full-throttle in the Christmas buying season,…

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Homestead Blog Hop 266 & Thanksgiving Amid Trials

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanksgiving Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  Today is the day our family will get together for our annual celebration. Of course we have been looking forward to this day with great anticipation. Yet, just a few hours ago (as in 4 am), I believed we’d have to sit this gathering…

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7 Reasons to Bring Back the Old-Fashioned Work Bee!

What is a Work Bee, and what is so wonderful about one? If you’ve ever read some of the old stories, like the Little House on the Prairie books or stories from former pioneer times, you may have come across the idea of a work bee. Depending on the nature of the project needed help…

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Homestead Blog Hop 264

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 Update October 2019

Homestead Update:  Happenings and Project Updates What’s Happening at Ridge Haven? Currently we have so many projects that are in-progress. So I thought a homestead update would be nice. Little by little we are tackling them, according to our time, money, tools available, and weather. Past Homestead Updates Here’s what we’ve done recently leading up…

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Homestead Blog Hop 261

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s Finally feeling like Fall! I love the Autumn time, but here in East TN, we’ve been having a long summer, weather-wise!  But all of the sudden, we have those nice crisp nights, the chilly mornings, and we even have a bit of color in the trees! Yay for…

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Homestead Blog Hop 260 & Encouragement

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! HI! I’m glad you’re here! Do you need an encouraging word?  I do!  We all do!  Some days we just feel our need of a good word more than others! If you’re having one of those days, I hope the following promise will lift you up like it has…

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