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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...
Crispy Trail Mix

Make Your Own “Crispy” Trail Mix

We often snack on crispy nuts at our house.  One day, after loading up the...
Garden Seeds 2013

Sneak Peak: This Year’s Garden Experiment

Newly liberated from The Suburbs, our first few gardening seasons out in the country in...
Do You Like My Hat

This Old House: Should We Renovate, Build or Be Content?

Here's the deal: We live in an old house.  We love our old house; in...
Buttercup Nature Journal Page

6 Things I Love About Nature Journaling

This free, printable Nature Journal Page came from Handbook of Nature...
Almond Flour Biscuits | Roots & Boots

Almond Flour Biscuits (gluten and dairy free)

These gluten-free, dairy-free almond flour biscuits are packed with nutrition and simple to make. (more…)
How to Choose the Best Children's Books: Honey for a Child's Heart

Honey for a Child’s Heart: How to Choose the Best Children’s Books

Children and books go together in a special way.  I can't imagine any pleasure greater...
Handbook of Nature Study: May 2013--Flowers

Free Nature Study Printables and more

Yesterday's post on Spring Wild Flowers and today's amazing spring weather plus a few hours...
Yellow Rocket flower

Spring Wildflowers and a Great Online Identification Tool

One of the things I love most about homeschooling is the ability to emphasize Nature Study. ...
God's Grace in a Red Hutch

The Red Hutch: God’s Grace and Backdoor Clutter

[Note: this post got a little long, 🙂 so if you'd like to skip right...
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Loving the Little Years: motherhood in the trenches

Loving the Little Years: motherhood in the trenches by Rachel Jankovic has been on my...
How to Re-label Ex-Library Books for Your Personal Library | Roots & Boots

How to Re-label Ex-Library Books for Your Personal Library

We own A LOT of children's books. Those of you who know us personally recognize...
Blueberry Muffins | Roots & Boots

Blueberry Muffins (gluten and dairy-free)

Made with nutritious almond flour and free of refined sugar, these blueberry muffins will be...
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom

Got Wisdom?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about wisdom. In my role as a mother, I...
large floppy beach hat

My Favorite Sunscreens (and my large, floppy beach hat)

Yesterday, I explained why we don't use much sunscreen around the Yankee Homestead. When we...