Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanks for stopping in! ☀️ 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…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome, welcome, welcome! It’s the first homestead blog hop of the year! That’s reason to celebrate! As you hop from blog to blog, let’s just keep our great nation in prayer, especially on this day. 🙏 Today on the blog hop… We are featuring a useful Cleaning Planner, a…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanks for stopping in again for this last blog hop of 2020! I hope you have survived 2020, and we can all pray for a better New Year! Happy New Year from Ridge Haven Homestead! This week on the hop we have some interesting posts related to our own…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s about time to do some Christmas shopping, isn’t it? 😂. Some people plan ahead and some don’t, and I’m afraid the latter is me. I’ve made some lists, though! 😉 Here on today’s blog hop I’m including gift ideas for off grid people. NOT because of fishing for…Read more
Need Gift Ideas for an Off Grid Teen? Ah…teens! Do you feel stumped when you see a teen whose family lives off grid? Do you wonder what he thinks about this life and how you can give him something that he’ll use! It’s common. And there is no answer that will cover every teen. My…Read more
Tools Trump Toys!! Several years ago, I wrote this post for my homeschooling group. It remains my most popular post and my favorite of all times. When I transferred my Lessons and Lessons blog over here to Ridge Haven Homestead last year, I assumed that all of my posts had come along. Sadly, this one…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy day to everyone! 🙂 Every week I’m amazed at the talent shared at this blog hop! Every recipe, every home-brightening tip, and peek into your homestead/family is special. Why? Because it’s a little slice of your life, and your experience is unique! Staying at the blogging wheel is…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Good morning! ☀️ It’s a beautiful Autumn day here in East Tennessee where we live. Most of the leaves actually fell last week, and we have advanced into the bare look of the coming Winter. We can now see all the way up to the top of our ridge,…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! I just realized that somehow I didn’t post the Homestead Blog Hop on this site. I had it sitting in the draft folder, unknown to me, all week. Oh, well. Busy life symptoms I think. Here is the hop for this week. Maybe I will actually press Publish this…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 🐰 Happy Hop Day! 🐰 Sorry I’m getting this out late. Thank you for not losing hope if you come by and join the hop! As we wait anxiously for the final results in the USA 🇺🇸 election, take courage in knowing that God is still in control in…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Howdy and happy Blog Hop day! It’s a busy week here at Ridge Haven Homestead–been too busy to blog! But at least we get to blog hop! Hope your week is going well, and thanks for sharing your posts here! 🤪 Now on to the Hop Homestead Blog Hop…Read more
Guys growing greens–who can top that? Once upon a time, I married a guy named Greg. Greg loves growing, and what better way to grow when it’s cold than in a greenhouse? But, alas! Here at Ridge Haven Homestead we have no greenhouse–not yet! I have no fear that we someday will, for we have…Read more
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…Read more
Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Welcome indeed! Wecome Autumn too! I’m so excited because autumn is my favorite time of the year! Our days have been becoming a little more breezy, and our nights are downright delightful! But I’m also very excited because our family (finally) finished our roofing project this week for…Read more
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.