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Pioneer Living with Family History l Homestead Lady (.com)

Pioneer Living with Family History

Pioneer Living with Family History l Homestead Lady (.com)What’s your favorite thing about The Little House on the Prairie books?  Want to know mine?  The Ingalls family themselves.  Their adventures and trials and joys were all wonderful to read about but it was their family that I loved the most.  Don’t we often think we’d like to try some pioneer living ourselves?  There’s a way to do just that without even lifting a shovel or keeping a chicken.  Can you guess what it might be? Continue reading “Pioneer Living with Family History”

A Time to Keep l National Days to Observe with Your Family June 2015 l Homestead Lady (.com)

A Time to Keep: June 2015

A Time to Keep l National Days to Observe with Your Family June 2015 l Homestead Lady (.com)It’s time for A Time to Keep again – this time for the sassy month of June!  Summer is in the air with kids itching to get out of school, gardens fully underway and so many ideas for the coming season.  There are a lot of fun things to learn and do this month with your family and friends – or even on your own! Continue reading “A Time to Keep: June 2015”

A Time to Keep l National Days to Observe with Your Family May 2015 l Homestead Lady (.com)

A Time To Keep: May 2015

A Time to Keep l National Days to Observe with Your Family May 2015 l Homestead Lady (.com)A Time to Keep is back again with May – such an active and awake month!  Spring has truly sprung and even if your air is still on the chilly side, the earth is fully alive again.  There are a lot of fun things to learn and do this month with your family and friends – or even on your own! Continue reading “A Time To Keep: May 2015”

Homestead Easter Basket and Other Spring Traditions l Homegrown Homemade Activities for Kids and Family for Easter, Passover and More l Homestead Lady.com

Homestead Easter Baskets and Spring Traditions

Homestead Easter Basket and Other Spring Traditions l Homegrown Homemade Activities for Kids and Family for Easter, Passover and More l Homestead Lady.comEvery homesteader, farmer and gardener feels the thrill of spring as it breezes into the year.  It’s such a wonderful time for any person, or any religious persuasion, to celebrate cycles of renewal and rebirth.  Here are some homestead traditions for this time of year – from our family to yours! Continue reading “Homestead Easter Baskets and Spring Traditions”

Ebelskiver Pancake Maker l Celebrate Pancake Day with Danish Ebelskiver Pancakes l Homestead Lady.com

Pancake Maker Magic on Pancake Day

Ebelskiver Pancake Maker l Celebrate Pancake Day with Danish Ebelskiver Pancakes l Homestead Lady.comThis is a plug for family traditions.  We’re not Catholic but we love the humble holiday of Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday).  We pull out all our pancake recipes and heat up our favorite pancake maker – the cast iron Ebelskiver pan!  Bonus, we’re including a soudough Ebelskiver recipe… Continue reading “Pancake Maker Magic on Pancake Day”

Christmas quilts - an easy service project for kids l No sewing, simple baby quilt l Homestead Lady (.com)

Christmas Quilts – An Easy Service Project for Kids

Christmas quilts - an easy service project for kids l No sewing, simple baby quilt l Homestead Lady (.com)Are you looking for a family friendly service project that will really make a difference to a child in need?  These super easy Christmas quilts are a great way to involve the children in a creative service project that will make them smile. Continue reading “Christmas Quilts – An Easy Service Project for Kids”

Five Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Kids to Make l With basic skills and materials, craft these together quickly l Homestead Lady (.com)

Five Last Minute Gifts for Kids to Make

Five Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Kids to Make l With basic skills and materials, craft these together quickly l Homestead Lady (.com)My children enjoy making a large number of the gifts they give each holiday season.  With five children, though, December can simply fly by with all our other activities and plans.  If you have this problem, too, I present a quick list of last minute gifts for kids to make.  These are just a few of the things we’re playing around with this year; each year births and new batch of last minute gifts for kids to make.

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