Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Glad you are here! Here at Ridge Haven Homestead we have been working on our cabin. Our boys have been such a great help, but we are all getting weary—mentally and physically. They say building your own house will really put a strain on relationships. I believe this is…Read more
Elderberry Immune Syrup with less sugar! Need a Low Sugar Elderberry Immune Syrup to get well and stay well? We have learned how wonderful elderberries are for our immune system! Staying well is super important, and kicking a virus fast is top priority! That’s why I shared my recipe for Elderberry Immune Syrup last cold…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! October! Can you believe it? Believe it or not, October is here! Around here, you’d never know it by the temperatures, though. We are hot and dry, and bonfire plans have to be on hold because of fire hazards and burn bans! Crazy! The seasonal change has brought…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome indeed! Wecome Autumn too! I’m so excited because autumn is my favorite time of the year! Our days have been becoming a little more breezy, and our nights are downright delightful! But I’m also very excited because our family (finally) finished our roofing project this week for…Read more
Our Super-Insulated Cabin Roof–The Never-Ending Project We finally decided to take the plunge and get our Off-Grid Cabin fully roofed. We’ve had some water leakage, despite the house wrap and plastic sheeting over the whole roof. This post contains affiliate links Super-Insulated Gambrel Roof When we built our Gambrel roof, we had no idea of…Read more
I took a stroll down our country road. I found purple autumn all around!Read more
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.
Self-Care for Homeschool Moms. Are You Taking Care of Everyone but YOU? As we begin a new homeschool chapter, I have been chewing on what my first educational blog post of the year should focus on. I have many ideas for the future, but the one thing that keeps coming back to me is this…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanks for stopping by for the blog hop! You may have noticed that we missed last week’s hop! But here we are again this week, so I hope that it was worth the wait! If you accidentally stumbled across this blog hop, and wonder what a blog hop is…Read more
Recipe for Simple Autumn Apple Dip–A Healthy Fall Snack Do you love apples? I do! I enjoy many different varieties! With September here, it’s back to school time, Autumn is just around the corner! 🍏 That always makes me think of apples! 🍎 This post contains affiliate links. If you click on any link and…Read more
We are having a few technical glitches with getting the Homestead Blog Hop Up today. Please check back periodically! It’ll get posted for sure by this afternoon/evening! Or tomorrow…time will tell! 😉 Ok–due to circumstances out of my control, it has been decided to postpone the Blog Hop for next week. Please come back Wednesday!…Read more
I’ll be by your side Forevermore. That’s What Friends Are For… I grew up in the Eighties! Somewhere, ingrained in my memory, are the lyrics and music to that classic song, which gives us such a positive lesson about friendship. That’s what friends are for! Well, I’ve seen this attitude displayed many times recently, among…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy Week! This post contains affiliate links Can you feel the hints of Autumn in the air? I will admit that most days, it feels like Summer is still going strong, but lately, I have sensed that we are inching our way towards FALL—my favorite time of the year!…Read more
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s, Angels All Around, My Friend’s First Published Book I’d like to introduce you to my best friend, Sandra Hesler. As of today, she is a published author in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series of books, with their newest title, Angels All Around hot off the press! This post…Read more