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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

I love blog hop day!! Don’t you?

Welcome to this week’s hop!

Just one week away until Thanksgiving!

Does that mean family traveling to visit you, or will you be traveling? Or, like me, will you be somewhere working the holiday shift so that others can celebrate with their families?

We learn to adjust to life with medical people. Even if we cannot meet on Thanksgiving, we have so much to be thankful for that we won’t worry about which day we eat tofu turkey on.

That’s right! No meat on our Thanksgiving table! We have so many other delicious options that we never miss it, and the birds can rest just a bit easier in our woods, because they will be safe.

In case you missed it, I posted our Vegan Thanksgiving Menu last week. Check out the post if you’re at all curious about a vegan Thanksgiving. Let’s Talk Tofurky: A Vegan Family Thanksgiving Dinner?


Also, a little bit of history thrown in!

Look in another favorite post of mine for a picture of my father when he was just a baby!

He’s hidden in one of the photos in my post talking about Modern Farmhouse vs. Authentic Farmhouse. Just look for the little cutie!

Visit, comment, share!

Don’t forget when you leave a post to visit another post and leave a comment! That’s what this blog hop is all about!

Have fun!!

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, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading.

Meet Your Hosts!

Follow Their Blogs

Kelly – Simple Life Mom (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram)

Natasha – Houseful of Nicholes (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

Liz – The Cape Coop (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

Ann – Live the Old Way (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

Laurie – Ridge Haven Homestead (Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram)


from the Last Homestead Blog Hop

Each week we take turns choosing three posts to feature. Each post will be shared on all social media platforms by all of the hosts! Here are the features from Last Week’s Hop:

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - Stress-Free-Christmas1. How to Celebrate Christmas with Less Stress This Year from Create With Joy

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - Using a French Press for Herbal Tea2. Using a French Press for Herbal Tea from Ridgehaven Homestead

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - Gingerbread Oatmeal Bake3. Gingerbread Oatmeal Bake from The Petite Homestead

Congrats! Feel free to grab the featured on button for your post.

Just right click and ‘save image as…’

Homestead Blog Hop Featured BadgeGuidelines for this Get-Together:

  1. Click on the “Add your Link” Button below and add a great image of your project or recipe. Make sure you link to the page of your family friendly post – not the main page of your blog.
  2. Link up to three posts each week.
  3. Try to visit at least a few other blogs at the party. Be sure to leave a comment to let them know you stopped by.
  4. Link your post back to the Homestead Blog Hop. If the hop isn’t linked to your post then you cannot be featured. All featured posts will be shared on all hosts’ social media channels.
  5. Please link up posts that you haven’t linked to the hop before. You are welcome to link old posts from your blog.
  6. By joining the party, you are giving the hosts permission to use one photo from your post with a link back to your site if it is selected as one of next week’s Features.
  7. This is a family-friendly link up meant to inspire and motivate the homesteader in all of us.

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27 Replies

  1. I love this themed blog hop, even though I am not a homesteader, it makes me feel happy inside to know people who do homestead have a place like this to gather. 🙂 Happy Wednesday and Thanksgiving season.

  2. I love this blog hop. I’m not a homesteader, but my grandmother was and I’m always drawn in to this way of life. I guess there’s a genetic connection. Thanks for sharing it with the UBC.
    Debi 🍂🍃🍁

  3. What a cool environment! I know you asked me to share my post from yesterday and I going to give it a try. Also I am going to follow some of the hosts! Thanks for the invite!

  4. Thank you so much for the feature! Thank you for hosting, Laurie! Wednesday’s have become one of my most favorite days of the week.

  5. Thanks again for hosting this lovely party every week! I know how much time and effort goes into doing so and I want you to know that it is greatly appreciated!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

    1. Aww…it is a sweet community that is growing every day! I’m very blessed!

      I really did appreciate your article. Life is stressful enough right now without adding so many holiday expectations! Let’s keep the important traditions and leave the others behind! Simple is just fine!!

      God bless!

    1. I am coming to believe that anywhere can be homestead country! It’s a state of mind as much as a location! Even urban people are setting up little backyard homesteads. Not quite the same, but we can each cultivate a little bit wherever we find ourselves!

      God bless!

What is your experience? 💜 I read every comment, and so many times I find that I gain encouragement from what’s shared. ❤️