Healthy S’mores

It’s campfire season here in our neck of the woods, and what’s a campfire without s’mores? Unfortunately most marshmallows, graham crackers and a certain popular brand of chocolate bar land squarely in the category of processed junk. Not to worry, you can make your own!  Homemade marshmallows have been

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Seasonal Book Display

5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids {Bonus Tip-Read Up}

Before this Nature Walk series comes to an end, I can’t resist sharing one final bonus tip.  It’s super easy and fun to do, and will add much more meaning to your nature walks…

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Favorite Fall Recipes

Favorite Fall Recipes {gluten-free}

Slow Cooker Season I use my crock pot pretty heavily all year long, but fall always seems to kick off the slow cooker season.  Don’t you agree? Here are a few favorite recipes just right for colder weather, many of them made in the crock pot…

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Harvest sign

Running Behind: Happy {Belated} Fall!

What with our trip to London {it was so great, and I’ll be blogging more about it sometime soon…} at the beginning of the month, and then trying to play catch up in all areas of life upon our return, we basically skipped the first half of fall. Which is a little bit sad, because…

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Picture Books for Fall

4 More Favorite Books for Fall

Have you checked out our list of Favorite Picture Books for Fall?  It’s got thirteen of our favorite fall titles to help you celebrate the natural bounty of the season–leaves, apples and more–with your favorite youngsters. We love, love, love fall here at the Yankee Homestead, and I’m always on the lookout for great new…

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Fall Nature Walks

8 Great Ideas for Fall Nature Walks

Fall is the absolute best time for nature walks, in my humble opinion.  Here are 8 easy ideas for outdoor explorations with kids, with free printables.

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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 such a perfect time to head outdoors with—or without—the kids.  It’s my favorite time of the year for family nature walks!  The temperatures are just right and the leaves are starting to put on a pretty amazing display. And those brightly…

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August book display

Changing of the Guards: Our Rotating Book Display

Well, it’s a new month and almost a new season.   We’ve also got a birthday in a few days.  [Older Brother will be 7–I can hardly believe it!] At the Yankee Homestead, all of this adds up to: A New Book Display.  Several new book displays, actually.

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Favorite Picture Books for Fall | Roots & Boots

Favorite Picture Books For Fall

Celebrate apple season and autumn leaves by snuggling up to read a few favorite picture books for fall with your favorite kiddos.

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