Natural Remedies

Quinoa

How to Soak Quinoa

Recently, I mentioned my efforts to incorporate more quinoa in our diets here at the...
Exploring Nature with Kids: Fall Leaves

Exploring Nature with Kids: Fall Leaves

Today I'm sharing three simple ways to get outside and enjoy the fall leaves...with kids. Fall is...
Boys on the bank

Sunday Evening Nature Walk: Edwards Landing Park {Leesburg, VA}

  The Sunday Evening Nature Walk Most Sunday nights when the weather permits, our family...
Sorting Closet with Sticky Notes

Laundry Room Makeover, Part 2: The Sorting Closet {The Vision}

Check out Laundry Room Makeover, Part 2: The Sorting Closet {Before} for the first part...
Green Beans

The Canning Bragging Club

I did it!  I finally learned how to can.  (Maybe there's hope for my sewing...
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Changing of the Guards: Our Rotating Book Display

Reading Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert--one of our fall favorites. Well, it's...
Painted Lady Butterfly

Year Round Nature Activity for Kids: Raising Butterflies

  Raising butterflies is a perfect nature activity for young children--it's fairly easy to do,...
Gabriel color card

Non-Toxic Nail Polish

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that nail polish is not the...
Homemade Lysol Spray with Essential Oils

Homemade “Lysol” Spray {Easy & Non-toxic, with Essential Oils}

During my days as a Coupon Queen, I used to stock up on cans of...
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Free Printable Activity: Last Days of Summer

Last Days of Summer It's hard to believe that fall is just around the corner....
Using Herbs in Flower Arrangements

Using Herbs in Flower Arrangements

  This is the time of year when herbs are growing like crazy in our...
Sorting Closet, Before

Laundry Room Makeover, Part 2: The Sorting Closet {Before}

The Sorting Closet Remember the sorting hat from the Harry Potter books?   Well, we...
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Certified Organic Restaurant in DC {Gluten-free Friendly}

Friends in the Northern Virginia / D.C. area, and visitors to our nation's capital, I've...
Tomatoes & Green Beans for Canning

Learning to Can (Can)

The brown bag is filled with ripe tomatoes, and the colander...
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This Year’s Garden Experiments: Organic Bug Control

  If you've been following along with our Garden Experiments, you may know that we've experienced a...