Homestead Blog Hop 281

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Howdy and welcome, Bloggers! We’ve had a few glitches with this week’s hop, but here it is now! Happy hopping! 🌺 Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening,…

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Country Living and the Coronavirus

What does Country Living have to do with the Coronavirus (or any infectious disease) This post may contain affiliate links. Pandemics, Country living, Coronaviruses? It’s Sabbath afternoon. Our family stayed home from church, attended an online service, and spent the day quietly. We kept in touch with family and friends via phone and text, and…

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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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