Friday Friendship Feature #7–Educational Philosophy

Welcome to the Friday Friendship Feature #7! Finding Your Educational Philosophy Today’s Topic? Educational Philosophy–What is Yours? I normally feature a blog post that I’ve run across during the past week, and that needs to be shared! Somehow, my thoughts have been in a jumble this week, and I have not had the mental time…

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Homestead Blog Hop 249

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Every week… I welcome you to the Homestead Blog Hop, and every week, I marvel about how busy we all are!  Do you feel it?  From soccer to socializing, from laundry to choosing logos, our lives are spinning so fast these days!  I never envisioned myself as a soccer…

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Homestead Building Update—Camper Canopy & Barn Doors

Homestead Building Update and Inchworm Progress What’s Going On at Ridge Haven Homestead? It’s time for an update on our homestead building project. There has been no update of late, because you can’t report much when not much is happening. But, we’ve worked on some of our homestead projects, and I’m happy to report that…

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Friday Friendship Feature #6–School Readiness

Welcome to the Friday Friendship Feature, #6–School Readiness School Readiness Impacts Kids and Families The topic of School Readiness is an important topic for all families. School Readiness impacts homeschooling families as well as traditional schooling families. I have felt passionate about this topic ever since I began researching the topic before our boys started…

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Homestead Blog Hop 248

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop, #248! I’m glad you’ve stopped by! Our week has been full, as always!  We’ve been working on some Homestead Cabin chores.  Our sixteen-year old son and our friend have been busy sawing, routing, and nailing, as they make barn-style doors for our cabin. …

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Friday Friendship Feature #5–How To Get Published In Chicken Soup For The Soul —Beyond Your Blog

Welcome to the Friday Friendship Feature #5! How to Get Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul This week, I’m thinking about Writing For this week’s Friday Friendship Feature, I want to share a what’s been on my mind–writing! I’m sure that since many of my readers are fellow bloggers, you also think quite a lot…

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Homestead Blog Hop 247

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy Wednesday to you! And Happy Homestead Blog Hop Day! Here in East Tennessee, we’ve had it HOT for this past week or so!  Summer has come full force! At Ridge Haven Homestead, we are back into our building projects again.  Choosing metal colors for our cabin roof and…

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Refreshing Melon Freeze! Vegan Recipe

Simple Homestead Recipe–Refreshing Melon Freeze! (Boys Can Cook Series) I don’t usually do random recipes, but this one hit the spot so well last Sunday that I just had to share my son’s SIMPLE RECIPE! The Refreshing Melon Freeze will cool you off FROM THE INSIDE OUT–exactly what you want on a hot summer day!…

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Homestead Blog Hop 246

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! This week… I’ve been thinking about friendliness!     A few weeks ago, we welcomed a little orange kitten into our home. You know how kittens often shake things up, and she has been no exception.  Our other felines eyed her warily, then with downright rudeness when they discovered that…

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