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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Installing Our Wood Stove

The Wood Stove Project Yep—We heat with Wood! I need to stop saying how busy Life is—but it is what it is, and Life does seem jam—packed these days! So…every step made in the cabin is a step in the right direction! A Wood Stove is a real blessing! We are making little steps on…

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Fresh Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Simply Delicious Fresh Holiday Cranberry Sauce If you’re looking for the most delicious cranberry relish recipe to serve at your holiday table, this is it! This post may contain affiliate links So Yummy! We first sampled this cranberry sauce while visiting a church friend’s home sometime after Thanksgiving one year. I couldn’t get enough of…

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Homestead Blog Hop 216. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the USA! My family’s favorite holiday! Not because of the food so much (although we do like that 😊), but more for the gathering of family! No family is perfect, ours included, but there is something special about coming together. The Pilgrims and Native…

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Homestead Blog Hop 315. God will answer

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Good morning! ☀️ It’s a beautiful Autumn day here in East Tennessee where we live. Most of the leaves actually fell last week, and we have advanced into the bare look of the coming Winter. We can now see all the way up to the top of our ridge,…

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Homestead Blog Hop 314, and Oops!

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I just realized that somehow I didn’t post the Homestead Blog Hop on this site. I had it sitting in the draft folder, unknown to me, all week. Oh, well. Busy life symptoms I think. Here is the hop for this week. Maybe I will actually press Publish this…

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Homestead Blog Hop 313, Post Election Day #1

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 🐰 Happy Hop Day! 🐰 Sorry I’m getting this out late. Thank you for not losing hope if you come by and join the hop! As we wait anxiously for the final results in the USA 🇺🇸 election, take courage in knowing that God is still in control in…

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Homestead Blog Hop 312

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome and thanks for stopping in! 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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 310

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 🍁 I’m seeing so much Fall! 🍂 Leaves are changing and sailing to the ground! 🍃 The air has a definite change, and acorns line the roads! 🐿 And, yes, I’m seeing plenty of squirrels in our woods! It’s a great time for walks outdoors, bonfires, and camping trips!…

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Homestead Blog Hop 309

Be sure to check our our featured posts, on Homestead definitions, Self Sufficiency Goals, and the useful mineral, Magnesium! You’ll find some gems in this week’s Homestead Blog Hop!

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Homemade Vegan Yogurt. Yes, You CAN Do It Yourself!

Vegan Yogurt—A Plant-Based delight Vegan Yogurt is delicious, rich in probiotics that help your gut and immune system, and satisfying. Although you can buy ready-made vegan yogurt? it tends to be expensive and loaded with sugar, which sort of negates all those good benefits! This post contains affiliate links. The good news about Vegan yogurt–you…

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