Homestead Blog Hop 417

PLEASE NOTE: We somehow got this blog hop mixed up, but it now has been corrected and you may link up. 😊 Shew! It’s been busy! I believe in truth in advertising, and I’ll just say that I’m sorry that I’ve not been all that active on this blog lately. What with my dad being…

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Simple Pleasures & Homestead Blog Hop 416

Simple Pleasures This week, despite it being the end of October, found me relishing the pleasure of hanging a couple of loads of laundry out. It’s a simple thing, but just gave me some pause to look around and enjoy the day. Falling leaves–so loud I could hear the rustling of them gently drifting down–gave…

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Riding the Virginia Creeper Trail & Homestead Blog Hop 415

Riding the Virginia Creeper Trail 🚲 So on Sunday, as planned, our family joined our church group in Damascus, Virginia, to ride the Creeper Trail. I wrote about this on 🚲 Sunday Sunshine Blog Hop 🚴, with some links that included some interesting history about the trail. Sunday was actually cloudy all day, but that…

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Laundry Days & Homestead Blog Hop 414

Laundry Days I never used to even think about Laundry days. You know… Monday wash day Tuesday Ironing Wednesday Baking Etc… Then, several years back, our family lived out West for five months in our camper. Laundry day became something we had to plan, and it took half a day a week at least. That…

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The Bountiful Harvest & Homestead Blog Hop 412

A Bountiful Harvest and the Garden’s Last Hurrah! Every time I hike up the hill to check out the garden goodies, I find more to pick! Green beans and purple pole beans have not disappointed me. They just keep on producing! I think we are at the end, and today’s picking was half as much…

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Homestead Blog Hop 411

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Harvest Time In our garden, and yours as well, I presume, we are in the midst of the harvest season. Don’t you enjoy seeing the fruits of your hand? All that work eventually does bring something wonderful We’ve been working on potatoes, snap beans, tomatoes, and herbs. And don’t…

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