Here’s a little gift to encourage your homesteading heart. Bible Promises for Homesteaders and Everyone Else! Enjoy!Read more
Tools Trump Toys!! Several years ago, I wrote this post for my homeschooling group. It remains my most popular post and my favorite of all times. When I transferred my Lessons and Lessons blog over here to Ridge Haven Homestead last year, I assumed that all of my posts had come along. Sadly, this one…Read more
The Lost Key/Trapped in a Van A quick Trip to the Market This post may contain affiliate links Hunting Canning Supplies So I was out at Troyer’s market (for the locals, it’s a store just like Mountain View Bulk Foods or Yoder’s, just a lot farther out)! I met a friend so we could purchase…Read more
Who in the world would pay twenty-five bucks for a shower?
I never thought I would either, but then….Read more
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…Read more
Why Should I memorize scripture, and how can I squeeze this into my busy life? Are you currently memorizing God’s word? When you hit a wall, does a promise from God pop into your mind? Do you need more peace of mind, and direction in general? Do you feel lonely, and wonder if anyone even…Read more
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.
Are you prepared for Every Mom’s Battle?Read more
Practice, practice, practice! You can learn to speak the Language of EncouragementRead more
Homeschool Seasons and Why you sometimes have to “Fake it til you make it!” The Lord is my Shepherd: I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake….Read more
You are the Potter, I am the Clay If you have seen a potter working on the clay, then these verses will come alive for you. They did for me as I observed the shaping process of the clay. But now, O LORD, thou [art] our father; we [are] the clay, and thou our potter;…Read more
Today I was fired. Just like that. Told I should not come back to this job, and that if I did, I’d be chased right away! That’s some pretty rough treatment, isn’t it? But, I will have to say that I showed up at the jobsite without the supervisor’s approval, and so was never hired…Read more