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Liz Mitchell Concert at Wolf Trap

2 Favorite Folk Singers and 1 Fantastic Venue {Part Two}

Did you catch this post: 2 Favorite Folk Singers and 1 Fantastic Venue {Part One}? If...
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2 Favorite Folk Singers and 1 Fantastic Venue {Part One}

Our family has a slight obsession with good folk music. I love these words from...
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Recommended Family Resource: The Singing Bible

Just the other day, out of the blue, Older Brother asked if I would load...
My Quotable Kid Journal

Family Resource: My Quotable Kid

"I may not be able to snap or whistle, but I'm a fierce fighter." Older...
Bug Game

My Best Finds at This Year’s Book Sales {Part One}

Recently, I attended a used curriculum and book sale with a friend.  (Not to be...
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Identifying Local Wildflowers: Chicory

The boys and I love to identify local wildflowers, trees, bushes, etc. Last year, we...
3 More Favorite Books for Summer

3 More Favorite Children’s Books for Summer

Since I compiled our list of 9 Favorite Children's Books for Summer, we've discovered a...
6 Family Games that a Three Year Old Can Play

6 Family Games that a Three-Year-Old can Play

We love to play games around here and I've been on the lookout for great...
Martin Luther

Our New Favorite Resource for Family Devotionals

 After several failed attempts at establishing a Sunday Night Family Devotional Time, we've switched tactics....
How to Save Money on Children's Books

How to Save Money on Children’s Books

Note:  This post is part of a week-ish long series on one of my favorite...
9 Favorite Children's Books for Summer

9 Favorite Children’s Books for Summer

The first day of summer is just around the corner!  Check out these summery stories to...
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4 More Delightful Children’s Books About Gardening

Guess what: we've discovered four new favorite children's books about gardening!  Anyone else get all...
Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening: How to Construct Sturdy, Economical Trellises for Climbing Crops

As you may know by now, we've undertaken two key experiments in our organic vegetable garden...
All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful: Easy Way to Add More Nature-Appreciation to Your Kids’ Lives

Want to add more nature-appreciation to your kids' lives?  Not sure where to start?  Try this!...
Pete Seeger

Another Great Folk Album for Families

We love folk music here at the Yankee Homestead, and have amassed quite a collection...