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Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

Hey, Everyone!

Thanks for coming by to check out the blog hop!

I’m up listening to the birds chirp out their orchestra of morning music!  I love that sound!  I’m thankful to wake up to hear that instead of the sirens and horns of city life.  Yesterday we found turkeys walking through the garden. We never know what new visitor we will see, but country living is never dull, even though the noises outside are different from the urban noises.

Actually, what woke me up was Hairball licking my arm. Guess he thought he was the designated alarm clock today. He’s just a big lover.

Two cats on trampoline
Hairball (back) and Stinker  

Speaking of Stinker, she’s still here, along with what’s left of her litter.  You can read about the adoption process of a couple of her babies Adoption Day for the Last of the Stinkers!  That was fun and exhausting.  I have reel up on Instagram with those two striped babies in it.  I’m just learning to play around with reels, so it’s not perfect, but people seem to like it pretty well!  🐈‍⬛

Instagram home ridge haven homestead
Come on over and check it out!


I’m looking forward to the interesting ideas and new talents you bring to the blog hop!  Drop me a line to let me know you’ve come by!  With several ladies hosting, I don’t always know who shares from which blog, and I love to see who’s stopped in!

Best wishes to you on this rainy midweek day!


Before you go, here’s a Bible promise for your day.  I colored this to remind myself of God’s purpose for us! Bible promise coloring page


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 | 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 - Feeding Kelp to Homestead Animals1. Feeding Kelp to Your Homestead Animals from Simple Living Country Gal

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - how-to-make-green-onion-salt2. How to Make Green Onion Salt from Milk Glass Home

homestead blog hop feature - homemade-sourdough-starter-recipe3. How to Make Sourdough Starter from Scratch from Artful Homemaking

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.

    1. Link up to three posts each week.

    1. 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.

    1. 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.

    1. Please link up posts that you haven’t linked to the hop before. You are welcome to link old posts from your blog.

    1. 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.

  1. This is a family-friendly link up meant to inspire and motivate the homesteader in all of us.

Let the Party Begin

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12 Replies

  1. Thanks so much for hosting this wonderful party each and every week!! I really appreciate the time and effort that goes into it along with visiting all the links and choosing Features!!! Thank You!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

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  3. Thank you so much for featuring my green onion salt recipe! It’s such a lovely way to preserve some extra spring onions and I’m so glad to share it with more folks. I really appreciate your time and energy setting up this party each week, too.

  4. Thanks for hosting a great party. I shared from both my blogs. Have a fantastic weekend!

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