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July 6, 2017

Simple Homestead blog hop #111

Welcome to the Simple Homestead blog hop!

We're so glad you've stopped by for a visit! Every week we get together here for another hop and I hope you'll join us. The Hop runs from Thursday morning to Sunday evening. Have fun exploring all the great ideas that have been shared, and add your homesteading, homemaking and homeschooling posts with us if you're a blogger. I'm sure you'll be blessed and inspired by all these great ideas!

This Week

My garden looks spectacular this year! And with the exception of the zucchini that the squash bugs killed, it's producing pretty well. Come on, I'll show you around my southern garden.

Canning tips you might not know

I took a canning class from our local extension office, and even though I'd been canning for years, I learned a lot of canning tips and tricks that I'm passing on to you.

Meet Our Great Co-hosts

Please welcome our new cohost Leah from Leah's Lovely Lops and Busy Gals Homestead! Leah teaches people how to take their homestead from hobby to business. I hope you'll check out her blog and see what she has to offer.

Kathi at Oak Hill Homestead - Facebook - Pinterest - Instagram

Dash at Bloom Where You're Planted - Facebook - Instagram

Sandra at Clearwater Farm - Facebook - Pinterest - Instagram

Leah at Busy Gals Homestead and Leah's Lovely Lops - Facebook
Pinterest - Twitter

Nancy at On the Homefront - Facebook - Twitter - Pinterest

Featured Posts

Each week we feature the most-viewed post from last week's hop. Each host also features her own picks from the posts linked the previous week. Visit each of our blogs to see if you were featured this week.

Please note: By linking to the Simple Homestead blog hop you are giving us permission to link back to your post and share one photo if you are featured; no additional permission is required.
Neither the Oak Hill Homestead blog nor the Simple Homestead blog hop claim
ownership of any image shared at the blog hop.

I won't be featuring posts in July;
look for featured posts again in August.

Our most-visited post from last week's hop was

Living with a whole house on demand hot water heater, how much it costs to run, how easy it is to install and what its like to live with, with well water.

from Grandma's House DIY

Please stop by to congratulate the featured bloggers this week.

If you were featured be sure to pick up your Simple Homestead blog hop button below. Just highlight the text in the box and paste into your blog sidebar; the button will show up automatically.

Oak Hill Homestead

The Rules

You are invited to share your original homesteading, homemaking, and homeschooling posts. We have a few little rules:

  • Family friendly posts only!
  • No links to blog hops or posts dedicated to advertising products.
  • Please share posts that you haven’t linked up previously to keep the hop fresh.
  • Please visit other bloggers and let them know you found them here.
  • Please follow us by email! You’ll receive notice when the hop is open for business.
  • Only share content and photos that you have created or have permission to share.
  • By linking to this hop you are giving us permission to link back to your post and share one photo if you are featured; no additional permission is required.
  • Please note: Posts that don’t follow these few little guidelines will be deleted.

Let's start hopping!

Start your own link-up!


  1. Nice work on the garden! I linked to the link-up in my latest post when I mentioned you as a giveaway winner :) Hopefully I can make it to the post office soon to mail out your prize!

    1. Thank you for sharing, Danielle! I'm excited to receive my giveaway prize. :-)

  2. Thank you for always being such a gracious hostess. Have a lovely week!

    1. Thank you, Marilyn. Without you who share your posts, there wouldn't be a hop!

  3. Thanks for hosting the party!! Have a great weekend!

    1. Thanks, I hope you have a great weekend too. (This short week really has me confused, it doesn't seem like it should be Friday already!)

  4. Thanks for hosting and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

    1. Hope you have a great weekend too!


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