Homestead Barn Hop #97

“Cultivating the Homestead Community”

Welcome to the 97th edition of the popular Homestead Barn Hop!

It’s been a chaotic week here on the homestead. For some strange reason, I thought it would be good idea to repaint all of my kitchen cupboards… (You know, I would hate to ever be bored… ;)) So, as I type this, I’m sitting in my half-painted kitchen that is missing all of the drawers and utensils… I’m hoping to have most of the project completed by the end of next week. And I will be sharing my best cabinet painting tips here on the blog shortly!

So do you have those posts ready to share? Let’s get started!

This hop is hosted by The Prairie Homestead and New Life on a Homestead.

Did you share any homesteading related posts on your blog this week? If so, we’d love to have you link up below! Even if you don’t have a blog, we always welcome your comments!

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1. Please remember that the Homestead Barn Hop is meant to be a place to share homesteading related encouragement and inspiring ideas specfically related to homesteading. In an effort to keep our weekly round-up clutter free, links which are not specifically homestead related, and any promotions such as giveaways, contests, carnivals, etc, will be deleted in order to maintain the integrity of the Barn Hop.

2. Please remember this is a family-friendly link up. Any pictures or posts linked to the hop which aren’t appropriate for our children to view or read will also be deleted immediately. We’re pretty conservative, so we ask that you use good judgment and err on the side of caution.

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  1. Thanks for hosting! I can’t wait to check out everyone’s links this week. I saw the Vanderbilt House next to a pile of books in the thumbnails. What could be better?!

    I shared a post on how some studies and personal accounts prove that eating locally grown food can reduce allergies (including food allergies) and asthma. Another great reason to grow your own food and get to know local farmers!

    Eat Local to Reduce Allergies and Asthma

  2. Thank you so much for hosting! Have a great week.

  3. Thanks for hosting another week of great information! I see some wonderful links that I’m going to have to check out :) Have a great week!

  4. Thanks for hosting! I always learn so much–everyone inspires me! Have a lovely day!
    Neighbors About Town Blog

  5. Thanks for hosting, Jill, You’re a brave women to tackle refinishing your kitchen cabinets. :-)
    Today I linked up a post introducing the basics of home food preservation, so readers can get an idea of the options available and plan for the upcoming growing season.

  6. My post this week is about Ducks and how they – well – have families. I would like to post it in the links area but wasn’t 100% sure it was within your standards. It’s as family friendly as I could get it but I gotta say ducks have a very interesting life cycle. If you think it’s ok I’ll post it. If not, no worries.

  7. Thank you, Thank you, and Thank you again. I’m new to the Hop and I’m so looking forward to visiting everyone’s blogs. What a fabulous community. May Angels Walk With You

  8. Thanks so much for hosting, so many cool sites to visit :)

  9. Thank you for hosting, Jill! I’d love if you’d share your homesteading knowledge in my How To Tuesday Link Party!

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