Choosing Our Bathroom Tile So… Unless you’ve tackled a few DIY projects, you may not understand the relief/excitement/exhaustion that I feel since we got our bathroom shower tile decided on today, and ordered! It’s huge! Our cabin project is moving along title by little. Greg gave me the gift of a shower for Christmas. I…Read more
Frozen water lines, no sun, what’s an off-gridder to do?
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🏡 Time to hang some insulation and make this cabin home as snug as a bug in a cozy bear rug! 🐻Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Dear Readers, I’m glad you came out again to check out the blog hop! It wouldn’t be here without you! This week, around our homestead, we are mostly working inside. Trying to hit the plumbing, learning a little every day, and working on the ceilings and joists. I’ve been…Read more
Welcome to the Sunday Sunshine Blog Hop! The Sunday Sunshine Blog Hop I can’t believe it’s already Sunday again, and time for another blog hop! I’ve been trying to find a minute or two to sit down and do an update, but it’s been hard to find those minutes. I will say that we…Read more
💦 We waste a lot of water every day, but at certain times, like during power outages, we really notice how much water we actually need. We can learn simple ways to conserve water by small changes, and that can make a big difference when water is scarce. 💧Read more
To heat your home with wood or not? Is it a good choice for your homestead? We’ve listed our top ten reasons, but you get to decide!
Is Modern Farmhouse decor the same as the Authentic Farmhouse lifestyle?Read more
Three Years Off Grid—The Good, The Bad, The Ugly…and the Blessings? What have we learned in our three + years off grid? What would we do differently if we could do it over again? Should YOU live in your camper while building or setting up your off grid homestead? We will discuss a few lessons…Read more
What’s up on and around our homestead this week?Read more
Wood and Rebar Railings for our Loft and Stairs Recently, Andrew went to work on some rebar railings for our loft and our stairs. This is our middle son, Andrew ? Let me say, they ended up taking way more time than we thought they would! But that’s how we seem to roll! It’s totally not…Read more
While we were sleeping with covid, things were happening on the homestead.Read more
Organize your bathroom with Mason Jars and Stuff from the Dollar Tree! I love Mason Jars. In fact, most of my soap dispensers are made from pint mason jars, and I’ve used the little jam jars for years as a pretty and practical way to organize small items. (Linked items here are affiliate links, which…Read more
The Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2020Read 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