Blackberry Patch Homestead

Our Homeplace in the Upper Cumberland Plateau of East Tennessee

Happy Easter

We call it Happy Resurrection Day! Enjoy the day with your family and remember the sacrifice that Jesus paid for all of us. Have a blessed day!

Tennessee; Land of Extremes

Weather related extremes, that is. So far we have experienced: 101 degrees and -1, within 6 months 90+ days of no rain, with wild fires Rain for days and days with localized flooding No sun for 7+ days Sun for... Continue Reading →

Homespun Scarf

I had some homespun Alpaca that has been sitting in my yarn stash mocking me for too long! I tried to make it into a hat years ago, but it was too slouchy, so it got frogged out and rolled... Continue Reading →

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 →

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