Homestead Blog Hop 323

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 322

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 321 Happy New Year!

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 320

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s the Merry Christmas Blog Hop!! 🎄 Thank you so much for stopping by! Amid everything that our world is struggling with this year, we can still stop and reflect on the Gift of our Savior coming to save us. I hope that you find hope from that Good…

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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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Installing Our Wood Stove

The Wood Stove Project Yep—We heat with Wood! I need to stop saying how busy Life is—but it is what it is, and Life does seem jam—packed these days! So…every step made in the cabin is a step in the right direction! A Wood Stove is a real blessing! We are making little steps on…

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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 313, Post Election Day #1

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…

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Homestead Blog Hop 310

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! 🍁 I’m seeing so much Fall! 🍂 Leaves are changing and sailing to the ground! 🍃 The air has a definite change, and acorns line the roads! 🐿 And, yes, I’m seeing plenty of squirrels in our woods! It’s a great time for walks outdoors, bonfires, and camping trips!…

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