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Water Resistant DIY Labels for Homemade Gifts

I've always loved giving homemade gifts.  After essential oils came into my life, homemade gift-giving...
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Exploring Nature with Kids: Discovering our National Parks

Have you seen Handbook of Nature Study's December 2013 Newsletter about National Parks? Once again, I...
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DIY Toilet Bombs

The minute I came across this DIY recipe, I knew I had to try it....
Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

One of our Christmas Countdown activities every year is {of course} baking Christmas cookies.  This...
11 Affordable Nature Gifts for Kids

11 Affordable Nature Gifts for Kids

Looking for affordable nature gifts for kids?  We do lots of nature study around here, and...
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The Sounding Joy: Christmas Music for Families

My Yankee Homestead family absolutely loves good folk music. (Are you tired of listening to...
Owie Spray

Owie Spray {with essential oils}

This Owie Spray is an easy and effective way to soothe skin irritations.  Melaleuca (tea...
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T-shirt Rosette Tutorial

Some time ago, I showed you this Super-Cute, Super-Thrifty, Easy DIY hat, which is one...
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Changes at Chick-fil-A: A Step in the Right Direction

Have you heard about the coming changes Chick-fil-A announced concerning some of their yucky ingredients?...
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Trash to Treasure: Decorating with Old Silver Trays

  I love to repurpose beautiful and interesting pieces in unexpected ways.  I also love...
Why We Stopped Eating Chicken from the Grocery Store

Why We Stopped Eating Chicken from the Grocery Store

Why We Stopped Eating Chicken from the Grocery Store Did you know that most grocery...
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A Special Announcement

Special Announcement As you can tell from the photo above, we are expecting!  I am...
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An Old Dresser gets a Simple {and Thrifty} Upgrade

Have I mentioned how much I love Hobby Lobby?  {Sigh} Check out this $12 upgrade...
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11 Family Games Even a Three Year Old Can Play

Did you catch this post about 6 Family Games that a Three Year Old Can...
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Real Food for Husbands and Children

There are so many fantastic Real Food blogs out there that it's easy to get...