Homestead Blog Hop 268 & Snow on Our Mountain

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Snow has come to East Tennessee! We went to bed with a white-frosted world!  All night long, I kept waking up to brightness.  The full moon, with the white snow tricked me into thinking morning had already arrived! In the silence of the night, I took the opportunity to…

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Homestead Blog Hop 267 & Christmas Wishes

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Happy December to you! Last months blog hop had so many wonderful posts that it was almost impossible to narrow down three to feature. I very much appreciate the focus on frugal living that several of the posts contained. As we are now full-throttle in the Christmas buying season,…

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Homestead Blog Hop 266 & Thanksgiving Amid Trials

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Thanksgiving Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  Today is the day our family will get together for our annual celebration. Of course we have been looking forward to this day with great anticipation. Yet, just a few hours ago (as in 4 am), I believed we’d have to sit this gathering…

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Homestead Blog Hop 264

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 261

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! It’s Finally feeling like Fall! I love the Autumn time, but here in East TN, we’ve been having a long summer, weather-wise!  But all of the sudden, we have those nice crisp nights, the chilly mornings, and we even have a bit of color in the trees! Yay for…

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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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Homestead Blog Hop 259

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Glad you are here! Here at Ridge Haven Homestead we have been working on our cabin.  Our boys have been such a great help, but we are all getting weary—mentally and physically. They say building your own house will really put a strain on relationships.  I believe this is…

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Homestead Blog Hop 258

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! October!   Can you believe it? Believe it or not, October is here! Around here, you’d never know it by the temperatures, though.  We are hot and dry, and bonfire plans have to be on hold because of fire hazards and burn bans!  Crazy! The seasonal change has brought…

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Homestead Blog Hop 257

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…

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Friday Friendship Feature #8–Vegan Burgers & Creamy Cashew Gravy

Recipes for Vegan Oat Burgers, Copy-Cat Arby’s Fries, and Creamy Cashew Gravy It’s time for a Friday Friendship Feature sharing again! Did you miss me last week? I think that life got crazy, and I skipped the feature. I’ve been working on my education to renew my long-lapsed RN license, and every spare minute I’ve…

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Homestead Blog Hop 251

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! HOW is your week? Here in East Tennessee, the kids are hopping on yellow school buses and heading back to school!  Today was the first day for many of them! Here on our homestead, we are doing an intensive math month!  Playing a little catch-up game before “officially” starting…

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