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…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! 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
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…Read more
What does a black cat named Twinkie have to do with communication, encouragement, and families?
Find out by reading The Twinkie Effect.
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….Read more
Practice, practice, practice! You can learn to speak the Language of EncouragementRead more
Homeschool Seasons and Why you sometimes have to “Fake it til you make it!” The Lord is my Shepherd: I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake….Read more
Are you speaking the Language of Encouragement in your home?Read more
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