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
Homestead Update: Happenings and Project Updates What’s Happening at Ridge Haven? Currently we have so many projects that are in-progress. So I thought a homestead update would be nice. Little by little we are tackling them, according to our time, money, tools available, and weather. Past Homestead Updates Here’s what we’ve done recently leading up…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.
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
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
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I can’t believe that another week has passed, and we are coming up on the Homestead Blog Hop again! Here at Ridge Haven Homestead Blogging has taken a back seat for me this week, and I’ve not even had a chance to visit my blog at all. I’ve been…Read more
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Ridge Haven Homestead was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
Foraging Huckleberries and Native Wild Blueberries at Ridge Haven Homestead It’s harvest time for our wild berries, so time to go foraging! I cannot tell how excited we are here at our little property! Well…maybe I’m the person who’s the most excited, but I make up for everyone else’s calm demeanor regarding these native gems!…Read more