Blackberry Patch Homestead

Our Homeplace in the Upper Cumberland Plateau of East Tennessee

Gamma Seal Lids

We store bulk dry foods. To make getting in and out of the buckets, Gamma Lids make it so much easier! After we had that minor basement flooding and 2077 patched up some cracks, it was time to reorganize! That... Continue Reading →

Tennessee Weather Is Crazy

So this was yesterday AM Then, later in the afternoon it was like this: Glad the snow didn't stick. I'm ready for Winter to be over and have a nice Spring!

New Yarn

Check out my 'For Sale' page!! It's a 'single' Aran weight (8-9 wpi) wool/bamboo/viscose. Deep jewel colors, so pretty!!

New Site Page: For Sale

Hey all!!  Has it finally stopped raining yet?!?!  Wow, feels like we are drowning, or at least living like pigs in all this mud!   Anyway, just wanted to update that I've added a new page for items I'm going... Continue Reading →

Treadle Sewing Machine

Some how my electric sewing machine got bumped during our move and ultimately isn't working. The repair shop said it the part was more expensive than the machine, so they basically refused to fix it. Oh well. I am no... Continue Reading →


Well, we have been getting hammered with rain. Seven inches in two weeks and more coming. Our flooding woes in the garage seem to possibly be over. With the hand grading work 2077 has done, plus adding the playground sand... Continue Reading →

Woods Work

Been kinda busy in a slow way....if that makes any sense. 2077, Badger Boy, and I have been busy taking care of stuff around the home place, but not driving ourselves crazy. We had a bout of really cold weather... Continue Reading →

Food Plot Update

Even though the food plot didn't grow very tall, it seemed to bring in deer and give them some nice green to munch on. Now, they have eaten it down to the dirt. Suppose next year we will enlarge this... Continue Reading →

Jeep Mudding and Freedom!

After all that lovely heave that makes air pockets in the soil, once the ground warms up, you get mud. East Tennessee clay mud that is as slick as ice. Oh yeah, fun times. When the road that is a... Continue Reading →

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