Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop!

I don’t know about you, but this week has been brutal. In general, time changes don’t effect me all that much. I still don’t go outside to do my chores until the sun comes up, so that means I’m feeding at 8am instead of 7am. Guess what, the animals don’t know the difference. The problem? My body apparently thought this was fall back instead of spring forward, so I’m waking up for no apparent reason at 4am when my alarm doesn’t go off until 6am. I am not amused. The result is I’ve pretty much had the motivation of a sloth this week. I get up since I can’t sleep anyway, drink my coffee, and I’m ready to go back to bed about the time the kids are waking up and I should be going outside to feed. And this is a week when I really need to be putting in more effort rather than less. Too many things to get done this week.

Among other things, we have a freeze warning for tonight. I know, I know, most of you haven’t even thawed, so a freeze isn’t really a big deal. For me, I have about two dozen tomato, pepper, and eggplant plants in my garden right now. I have two tables full of seedlings and succulents. I have citrus trees that are starting to bloom. Now is really not a good time for me to get a freeze. The trees are still in pots, so they may actually come inside tonight. Everything else will have to be covered. And I’ll have to do it sooner, rather than later, because the kids have swim lessons tonight. Busy busy bee.

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 and Follow Your Hosts!

Homestead Blog Hop Hosts

Kelly – Simple Life Mom (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram)

Bonnie – The Not So Modern Housewife (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | G+ | Instagram)

Liz – The Cape Coop (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

Jessica – The Faithful Farmwife (Facebook |Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

Lauren – Hillsborough Homestead (Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter | Instagram)

FEATURED POSTS

from the Last Homestead Blog Hop

Each week we will choose three posts to feature. Each post will be shared on all social media platforms by all of the hosts! Here are the features from Last Week’s Hop:

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - Feathers in the Woods

1. How to Make Your Own Air Fresheners from Feathers in the Woods

Homestead Blog Hop - Murano Chicken Farm

2. 4 Ways to Keep Your Chickens from Sleeping In Nesting Boxes from Murano Chicken Farm

Homestead Blog Hop Feature - Oak Hill Homestead

3. How to Plant a Homestead Orchard from Oak Hill Homestead

Congrats! Feel free to grab the featured on button for your post.

Just right click and ‘save image as…’

Homestead Blog Hop every Wednesday featuring real food recipes, natural health remedies, DIY, crafts, Gardening Tips, and more...

Guidelines for this Get-Together:
  1. Click on the “Add your Link” Button below and add a great image of your project or recipe. Make sure you link to the page of your family friendly post – not the main page of your blog.
  2. Link up to three posts each week.
  3. Try to visit at least a few other blogs at the party. Be sure to leave a comment to let them know you stopped by.
  4. Link your post back to the Homestead Blog Hop. If the hop isn’t linked to your post then you cannot be featured. All featured posts will be shared on all hosts’ social media channels.
  5. Please link up posts that you haven’t linked to the hop before. You are welcome to link old posts from your blog.
  6. By joining the party, you are giving the hosts permission to use one photo from your post with a link back to your site if it is selected as one of next week’s Features.
  7. This is a family-friendly link up meant to inspire and motivate the homesteader in all of us. Please note that all giveaways, contests, and the like will be deleted from the blog hop, as well as anything not family-friendly.

***Please note: in order to maintain the awesomeness of the hop all posts that don’t meet the above guidelines will be deleted.***

Let the Party Begin!

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Bonnie was raised in a small farming village in central Ohio where she was active in 4-H and FFA. She grew up surrounded by a large family who taught her how to can, garden and cook from scratch. Now living in Florida and raising two outrageous kids, Bonnie is running the family farm where they raise chickens, ducks, goats, pigs and horses. She also enjoys teaching her kids how to live off of the land, appreciate God’s creation, and live a simpler life.

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