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
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Two blogs merging–Lessons and Lessons with Ridge Haven Homestead Well, Fine Readers! I’ve been pondering this change for some time, and have decided to take the plunge. I am, and have pretty much accomplished merging two blogs! Why Merge Two Blogs? As I began my blogging journey in the self-hosted world, I believed that it…Read more
Scarlet Tanager fledglings! Our Sabbath Surprise This morning (now yesterday) dawned a bit cooler than previous mornings, and I skipped my usual Sabbath morning walk. I took my quiet time indoors, wondering where my husband had gone. Greg, my husband, came in and stuck his phone under my nose. Odd for him to do that, I…Read more
What are your family traditions? One of our special traditions is Dutch Oven cooking! We try to reserve Friday evenings for slowing down, and making a simple meal over the campfire. A Dutch Oven is a perfect way to make a home style meal, and something about the cast iron plus the campfire just brings…Read more