Homestead Barn Hop #41

“Cultivating the Homestead Community”

Welcome to the 41st edition of the Barn Hop! I so enjoy visiting your homesteads each and every Monday. Thank you to everyone who has made it a success so far!

We had a GREAT turnout for the great Holiday Barn Hop last week! Here is a roundup of the week’s winners, as well as the winner of the Best Decorated Homestead contest!

The Winners!

Monday

Carmi (carmisquilting…)- 8 oz. Goat Milk Lotion from Anderson Family Farms

Shanon (foodfarm…)- 2 dozen Tattler reusable canning lids

Tuesday

Sarah (willowhomestead…)- $15 GC Lilla Rose

Lisa (modernvintage…)- 4 ebook bundle from Modern Alternative Mama

Wednesday

Jennifer (faithful…)- Momo’s Retro Fashions apron

Tykes Mom- GNOWFGLINS ebook or subscription

Thursday

Babychaser- Hand Plunge Washer from Forgotten Way Farms

Renata (sunnyside…)- The Everything Beans Book eBook from Kitchen Stewardship

Friday

Laurie (commonsense…)- Counter-top Compost Keeper from Pantry Paratus

Kristin (sweetcountry…)- Ann Voskamp’s book One Thousand Gifts

Saturday

Alice (farewell…)- Emergency Survival Seeds Packet from Hometown Seeds

Angela (searching4…)- $15 gift certificate to Print Candee

Sunday

Michelle (simplify…)- Back Yard Food Production product

April (aprilshome…)- Cultures for Health grains and starters

Jill (greenbean…)- 3 Day Lite Emergency Kit from Emergency Essentials

**And The Grand Prize For Best Dressed Homestead- The Homestead Blessings: Household Skills Collection DVDs from Franklin Springs**

Plain and Simple: Decor From The Roost!

A HUGE congrats to all of the winners and a great big THANK YOU to everyone who made it possible with their participation!

Now, on to this week’s Barn Hop!

This hop is hosted by The Prairie Homestead, along with three other fantastic homesteading gals:

Amy from Homestead Revival, Kendra from New Life on a Homestead, and Megan from A Blossoming Homestead!

We encourage you to stop by every Monday and share your latest homesteading posts with us. From cooking to animals to gardening, we want to hear what’s been happening at your homestead this week!

Some Simple Guidelines:

1. Remember to provide a link back to the Homestead Barn Hop in the post that you share. Feel free to grab the banner at the top of this post, if you would like, and use it to link back to us!

2. Please link to a specific post, not your blog’s main page.

3. If you don’t have a blog, share your latest homestead updates in a comment on this post!

4. We, the hosts of the Barn Hop, reserve the right to remove any link that we deem inappropriate or offensive. We will err on the side of caution.

Click here to view all the past editions of the Barn Hop

Have fun, get to know some new homesteading friends, and be sure to join us every Monday!

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Comments

  1. Thank you for hosting:) Today I have shared a recipe for homemade shampoo bar soap and an article highlighting 15 potentially free gift ideas to show someone you care! I hope you are having a great Monday. I’m off now to read a few of these inspirational posts:)

  2. Thanks for hosting, Jill, and Merry Christmas!

    Today I linked up a post titled “Winter Vehicle Maintenance Checklist and Preparing a Winter Emergency Vehicle Kit”: http://commonsensehomesteading.blogspot.com/2011/12/winter-vehicle-maintenance-checklist.html

    If folks are traveling for the holidays, I recommend you take a look at list and kit and make sure you have what you need to travel safely.

    May all of you be blessed (and safe!) this holiday season.

    Laurie

  3. I shared my Pumpkin Chia Smoothie recipe today. I am happy I found your site!

  4. Hello There,

    This week I’ve shared my flavorful grain-free quinoa stuffing & vegan persimmon cranberry pudding.

    http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2011/12/flavorful-grain-free-quinoa-stuffing.html
    http://www.thetastyalternative.com/2011/12/vegan-persimmon-cranberry-coconut.html

    Happy Holidays.
    Be Well,
    –Amber

  5. Thank so much for hosting! I shared a Chocolate Pumpkin Cake recipe (sprouted gluten-free flour & egg-free). It’s super moist and chocolaty. Thanks again!

    http://recipestonourish.blogspot.com/2011/12/chocolate-pumpkin-cake-sprouted-gluten.html

  6. I didn’t even know I’d won Thursday’s drawing (and I’m soooo excited for that prize by the way!!!) I’m not sure what to do next though. Thanks!