• Your Cart Is Empty!
12600 Pelican Beach Road, Merrifiled, MN (218) 851-1937
  • Text Hover

Homestead Ranch Blog


Sour Dough Starter With Recipes

March 11, 2020

Easy Starter I have been wanting to try my own sourdough all winter and last weekend I finally said, NOW! Why I put it off? Well, one being I came acr...


5 Amazing Salads

March 9, 2020

Don’t you just love to have a salad that is not only quick and easy to throw together but amazing to your taste buds? Well, these are my top 5 f...


Give the Gift of Tea

February 29, 2020

I love making up gift ideas which are practical and of course usable. What better than something that is healthy too! The tea is blended with organic ...


Sparkling Tumbler Craz!

February 25, 2020

Crafting this adorable trend of making these sparkling tumblers has been both a joy and a challenge but worth every minute your time! I originally got...

Bible Journaling

What does it mean God Opens A Door?

February 25, 2020

Trusting the door Last November our daughter and son both faced some big trials. “Trial Doors” as we call them. Door number one for our so...


Lava Cake Homemade

February 19, 2020

Incredibly Easy Time with our adult kids going through difficult trials called for a family time which includes a special meal! Desert being the final...


Dealing with pain

January 29, 2020

We had a great day celebrating his liver birthday on the 24th and going back to camp to volunteer. It was wonderful to see him working but he told me ...


How to customize a special blend of massage oil

January 29, 2020

What muscle to target Using essential oils to customize your own special blend is not only the most healthy way to treat a sore muscle but also the ke...

Bible Journaling

Your Word of the Year

January 26, 2020

Why even have a word? For many people having a special word to fit a moment or year in time is meaningless. Yep, I would have to agree if you really d...


Mitch is Regaining Strength…

January 19, 2020

March 10, 2020 Mitch is starting to show more signs of the liver in trouble. He is weak and having major itching which is causing sores all over his b...


Cricut Maker Crazy Eco-Friendly Too

January 16, 2020

I love this New Toy! Last summer Dan (my man), got into his head how fun it would be to make things to sell in our Tack Shack and Hoedown at the ranch...


French Pastry Delight

January 15, 2020

Enjoyment of Cooking Together With Dan being home full time and winter in high gear we both enjoy doing many things together. We love trail rides in t...


Scratchy Throat Tea

January 10, 2020

Itchy Throat and Congestion Most of December and part of January I have been battling a cough. It turned into a pretty nasty cold but once I made this...


New Year…New Hopes

January 2, 2020

Today brings joy On Christmas eve we celebrated our Lord Jesus’ birthday thanking HIM for coming from a perfect place in the heavens to save us!...


Refreshing Winter Salad

December 29, 2019

This salad is so simple and so worth serving to your family or in your entertaining. It just takes a few ingredients and a whole lot of herbs to leave...


New Trading Post and Workshop 2020

December 29, 2019

A 2020 Vision for Ranch We are in the planning stages of building a new place for creating projects with the kids and then selling them in the trading...


Homemade Eggnog…Cooked

December 28, 2019

Cooked vs. Raw It has been many years since I tried making this wonderful beverage homemade and the last time I did it was raw. I used fresh farm chic...


2020 Will Give Us New Vision

December 11, 2019

Bye Bye 2019 Yes, 2019 was defiantly a year I am ready to say goodbye to, yet the Lord Jesus did So much in the midst of the bad it really outweighed ...


Chewy Toffee Almond Bars

December 4, 2019

OOO sooo good Being a part of a church family means lots of church potlucks which means for me, collecting fantastic recipes. This one is just one of ...


Hungarian Mushroom Soup

December 3, 2019

I know…it is a bit unhealthy We had a wonderful restaurant a few years back called Sibley Station. It was tucked in the heart of a small town by...


A Spark of Thanks!

December 3, 2019

Thanksgiving this year took on a WHOOOOLLLLEEE new meaning!Yep! For us when you almost lose a loved one to mental illness, struggles with ministry nee...


My Favorite Gifts Don’t Need To Be Unwrapped

December 2, 2019

Gift Giving Do you find shopping or making gifts a delightful time? Is it more of a “chore”? Let me challenge you as you shop or decide to...

Ranch Life

Kitchen Remodel YIKES!

November 20, 2019

The Beginning thoughts… Way back over a year ago I was visualizing a new kitchen. Mostly because the counter was falling apart and I struggled t...


Does Worry Get You Anywhere​?

November 19, 2019

Battle of worry Worry really is a daily thing for most of us. I can try and try to not let something bother me, but it creeps up and becomes a place I...


Soup to Kick The Bug

November 18, 2019

Feeling Icky? The temps are dropping really fast around this Minnesota state! We hit 1 above this morning and I was feeling a cold coming on. Drained ...


Trading Post Items for Sale

October 25, 2019

Hey all, Trading Post We have some unique-gift giving items below still available. If you’re interested in any to purchase, just email me at tnr...


For Lover’s of Rhubarb

June 1, 2019

Oh my do I love this stuff! Fortunately we have a lady in our church who grows a TON of rhubarb and has bags and bags of it for us to take…I see...

Bible Journaling

Along an Unfamiliar Way

May 30, 2019

Scary Time The past 2 months have been the scariest time of my life! The unknowns of walking with my hubby who faced a breakdown for major stress. Wha...

Bible Journaling

Horse and Girl Stamps Perfect for Ministry!

April 4, 2019

Horse’s and girls… During our Midwest Bounty event, we had some down time and one of the ranches brought a box of cards one of their suppo...


Elderberry Gummy Recipe

March 29, 2019

Yummy Gummy Oh so yummy is this too die for recipe! Why? Because #1 it’s good for you and #2 it’s ELDERBERRY Syrup in a yummy gummy form! ...

[/vc_row  </a PureFlix FREE Trial


Tips, advice, and more straight to your inbox!

We promise to never spam!