Want to learn some easy, natural things that you can do at home the next time you feel a cold or the flu coming on?Read more
Elderberry Immune Syrup–Homestead Recipes
Make your own Elderberry Immune Syrup with this recipe!Read more
Five Love Languages for Children, Hugs and Tickles
The Five Love Languages for Children, My Experiment Day One, Again Four years ago, I performed this experiment–try out one of the five love languages on my children for a day at a time. I was curious to notice any changes, if any, in my three boys, as a result of receiving different love languages…Read more
You Might Be a Homesteading Homeschooler!
You might be a homesteading homeschooler if…Read more
Welcome to our Ridge Haven Homestead!
Ridge Haven Homestead–our little slice of the country!Read more
Or…how I switched to a WordPress self-hosted blogging platform—making every mistake possible! So…I thought I’d go “professional” with my blogging! I have enjoyed blogging off and on (mostly off recently), and I wanted to spiff up my WordPress.com blog and get more serious about blogging! I’d let my homeschool blog go dormant for awhile with…Read more
This will mostly be an eye feast of some of the things we’ve seen. First slide show: Wildlife Second: Camping memories 🙂Read more
Monday in January.
It’s the first Monday of the year! It’s the first day back to school after two and a half weeks off. It’s Daddy’s first day back to work also! Let’s just say we had a few adjustments to make and some links to work out in our homeschool day today. Without going into any…Read more
We’ve got a new favorite !!
Ok… Out here they have some AMAZING fruits! I’ve always said mangoes are my favorite fruit! And I still love them, but we found a new favorite! We we stopped by a stand and Banana Man bought a rediculous amout of these! But, once we started eating them, they started to disappear alarmingly fast! Can…Read more
Two Sabbaths, Two Meals
What sharing a Sabbath meal means… I am pulling this post out of the archives, because I think it deserves to be told. A short account of our two Sabbaths in two different strange locations, and what it meant to us. Five years ago, our family was on a work/road trip combined. We stayed in…Read more
How Stands Our Record in 2014?
Good reflections for parents at the close of the year.Read more
Li’l Bit’s Blog– Christmas Family Road Trip–day 1
This is Little Bit, the cat, and I’ve decided to take over the blogging for the next little while. I don’t get my voice heard as much as I’d like… My humans woke up today and they seemed all excited. I finally got out of bed and stretched as I sauntered out to see what…Read more
Fired! No girls allowed!
Today I was fired. Just like that. Told I should not come back to this job, and that if I did, I’d be chased right away! That’s some pretty rough treatment, isn’t it? But, I will have to say that I showed up at the jobsite without the supervisor’s approval, and so was never hired…Read more
We studied this week some about the stars, and how God garnished the heavens (Job 26:13). This naturally led us to a discussion of what a garnish is and how it is normally used, like in decorating food. Our lesson suggested that when you use a garnish, it can make the person receiving the food…Read more
We did a hands-on math day today in honor of Fall. Pumpkin Math! We took weights, lengths, circumferences, estimates, and graphed all of our results on a bar graph. Each boy got a pumpkin and got to experiment with many different math terms and calculations. To estimate circumference, each boy cut a string corresponding…Read more