Homestead Blog Hop 266 & Thanksgiving Amid Trials

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanksgiving Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  Today is the day our family will get together for our annual celebration. Of course we have been looking forward to this day with great anticipation. Yet, just a few hours ago (as in 4 am), I believed we’d have to sit this gathering…

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7 Reasons to Bring Back the Old-Fashioned Work Bee!

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…

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Homestead Update October 2019

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…

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Super Insulated Cabin Roof Project

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…

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Coming soon…Homestead Blog Hop 255

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!…

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Homestead Blog Hop 252

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…

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