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Sneaky Veggies: Colorful Rice

Sneaky Veggies: Colorful Rice

As mentioned in Project Eat More Veggies, I'm always looking for ways to make vegetable...
More Than Anything

More Than Anything

Although Yankee Homestead is a healthy living blog with the usual topics of essential oils, natural remedies,...
Merry Christmas

Wishing You a Merry Christmas…

Wishing you a Merry Christmas from my Yankee Homestead family! Thank you so much for...
Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Traditions: Family Memories on the Tree

Christmas 2009, soon after we moved from Texas to Virginia. O...
Easy Sugar Scrub

Easy Sugar Scrub Fights Winter Blues and Dry Skin

Sugar scrubs are one of my favorite gifts to make with essential oils.  This multitasking recipe...
A Different Kind of Christmas Catalog

Samaritan’s Purse: A Different Kind of Christmas Catalog

Do your kids like to look through the toy catalogs that appear en masse in the...

Coming Up: Black Friday Deals

Be sure to stop by Yankeehomestead.com on Black Friday to check out the great deals...
Cloth Diaper Update: Flip Diaper Covers

Cloth Diaper Update: Flip Diaper Covers

I can hardly believe that Baby Brother is now 6 months old!  Which means we've...
Giant Carrots

The World’s Largest Carrots…discovered in our very own garden

This is what happens when you try to have a garden and a baby in...
Essential Oils: Humidifier vs. Diffuser | Roots & Boots

Essential Oils: Humidifier vs Diffuser

Essential Oils: Humidifier vs Diffuser Can I Use Essential Oils in My Humidifier? This question...
Seasonal Book Display

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {Bonus Tip-Read Up}

Before this Nature Walk series comes to an end, I can't resist sharing one final...
Contigo Travel Mug

My Favorite Stainless Steel Travel Mug

My Quest for the Perfect Travel Mug Some time ago, I began a quest to...
Wildflower Pocket Guide

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {#5-Keep It Simple}

I hope this series has inspired you to get out and explore with your own...
Essential Oils for Clear Skin

Essential Oils for Clear Skin

  I love to use essential oils on my face, and have had good success...
5 Tips for Successful Nature Walks with Kids {#4 Gear Up}

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {#4 Gear Up}

Just as you would never run a few miles without proper footwear, or tackle a...