Thankful, Day 2, and what does the police have to do with that?Read more
Meaningful Gifts for Someone with Lewy Body Dementia
If you have a loved one who suffers from Lewy Body Dementia or any other form of cognitive decline, you will want to be selective in what to give as gifts. Suggestions for your loved one or friend listed here.Read more
Seven Secrets I Learned at the Thrift Store
Trash to treasure?
It can be tempting to go for the deals! But with a few principles to help guide you, thrift store shopping doesn’t have to be a lesson in regret!
Top 10 of 2020! Our 10 Most Read Blog Posts of the Year
The Top 10 Most Read Blog Posts of 2020Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
The Twinkie Effect on Attitudes
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.
Friday Friendship Feature #9. That’s What Friends are For
I’ll be by your side Forevermore. That’s What Friends Are For… I grew up in the Eighties! Somewhere, ingrained in my memory, are the lyrics and music to that classic song, which gives us such a positive lesson about friendship. That’s what friends are for! Well, I’ve seen this attitude displayed many times recently, among…Read more
My Friend is Published: Angels All Around
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s, Angels All Around, My Friend’s First Published Book I’d like to introduce you to my best friend, Sandra Hesler. As of today, she is a published author in the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series of books, with their newest title, Angels All Around hot off the press! This post…Read more
The 101 Series. Biology 101 Review
Biology 101 & The 101 Series. Science for High Schoolers Does your High School struggle with Loving Science? All parents want their children to love learning! And there are certain courses that are required for high school graduation, among them higher level sciences, like Biology, Chemistry, and sometimes, Physics. But what do you do when…Read more
Homestead Building Update—Camper Canopy & Barn Doors
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
Every Mom’s Battle. A Teen Spreads His Wings
Are you prepared for Every Mom’s Battle?Read more
Merging Two Blogs
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
Friday Friendship Feature #1
A short story that will touch your heart.Read more
Simple Edible Play-Dough
Make you own all-natural, easy, and yummy edible playdough!Read more