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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...
Jute Rug, Before

How to Fix a Jute Rug {If I can do it, you can too}

I love this jute rug.  It's from Pottery Barn, but I bought it in like-new...
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...
4x4 Square Foot Garden Box 2012

This Year’s Garden Experiments, Take Two

This year, we're trying two new experiments in our Yankee Homestead Organic Garden.  Both are...
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...