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8 Favorite Children's Books About the Beach

8 Favorite Children’s Books About the Beach

Our annual trip to the beach is a major highlight of the year for our...
Library Bag

4 Tips for Library Lovers, plus bonus quotes

This is our Library Basket, which lives in the playroom/schoolroom.  For...
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...
Prescription for Natural Cures

My Favorite All-Purpose Reference Guide for Holistic Health

Look what just arrived in the mail!   Prescription for Natural Cures has been on...
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How to Fix a Jute Rug

Need to fix a jute rug? Try this! All you need is upholstery thread, a...
No Bake Chocolate Truffles

No Bake Chocolate Truffles

These truffles are my new favorite treat--easy to make and good for you, too. And...
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...
Almond Coconut Cookies

Almond Coconut Cookies (Awesome Shortcake Substitute) {gluten, dairy & egg-free}

Hang around the Real Food World long enough, and sooner or later you'll hear about...
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...
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My Favorite Toothpaste (updated)

I just discovered these, and just in time for my latest...
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!...
5 Books I'm Reading This Month

5 Books I’m Reading This Month

Having finished up most of the 11 books I was reading several months ago, a...
Pete Seeger

Another Great Folk Album for Families

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

Laundry Room Makeover, Part 1: Barn Pendant with Jute-Wrapped Cord

My {Frugal} Laundry Room Makeover, Part One As I mentioned in This Old House, we...