Homestead Blog Hop 330

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 328

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! What’s going on at your homestead this week? At Ridge Haven Homestead we are pushing up our sleeves, digging in, and attacking the junk that’s piled up in our storage/garage/shop area. All of our household belongings, plus the outside garden supplies, tools, and then our pantry food–all of this…

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Homestead Blog Hop 319

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…

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Why Tools Trump Toys!!

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 318 🙂

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 317–First Snow

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy December! We got our first snow here yesterday! Really just a dusting at our homestead, but enough to coat the tree branches and brighten things up! In town where I work, more snow fell, which made children happy, although they didn’t get a snow day since they were…

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Homestead Blog Hop 216. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the USA! My family’s favorite holiday! Not because of the food so much (although we do like that 😊), but more for the gathering of family! No family is perfect, ours included, but there is something special about coming together. The Pilgrims and Native…

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Homestead Blog Hop 315. God will answer

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,…

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Homestead Blog Hop 314, and Oops!

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 260 & Encouragement

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! HI! I’m glad you’re here! Do you need an encouraging word?  I do!  We all do!  Some days we just feel our need of a good word more than others! If you’re having one of those days, I hope the following promise will lift you up like it has…

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Friday Friendship Feature #2

Friday Friendship Feature—A time to share an Inspiring Read Sometimes I get to blog hop. I enjoy meeting new bloggers! This week I stumbled across a wonderful post by Shannon, at From the Hearth. The reason I enjoyed this read so much was because I see the truth of her words in our own family….

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