Everyone has a scrap paper stash for grocery lists and keeping the kids coloring and reverent during Sunday services. Here’s how to take your scrap paper and turn it into homemade paper for crafts and card making. This upcycled craft project is so simple that kids and adults alike will enjoy it – we give you specific instructions for making homemade paper with a group. You do need some simple equipment, but it’s nothing you DIY peeps can’t handle. So, grab your students, your kids and your friends and get going on your homemade paper!
Thinking of going off-grid with your family? Or are you considering adopting certain aspects of off-grid living? Here are some things to think about before going off-grid. Continue reading “Things to Think About Before Going Off Grid”
Ready to start homesteading but don’t know where to begin? Are you a city kid like me and have to learn all your homesteading skills from scratch? I am genuinely excited to share these homesteading titles with you as you begin your journey towards self-sufficiency. Books are among my greatest, most effective homestead mentors. Even after homesteading for a number of years, I’m still collecting great books. Continue reading “Homesteading Books: Beginning Basics”
Homesteading and sustainability have become popular words these days. How do they relate to you, where you live and where you are in your life right now? Learn basic principles and steps you can take this month to start homesteading and living more sustainably immediately. Homesteading and sustainability are ways of life that apply to everyone, no matter where they live or what their skills are. Continue reading “Homesteading and Sustainability: Are you In?”
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.
If you’re thinking of downsizing and making a move to a smaller house, you might want to check out the advice and real-life experience in these tiny house blogs. They’ll provide inspiration and motivation even if all you ever do is downsize! Continue reading “Tiny House Blogs”
What does genealogy (or family history, if you prefer) have to do with the homestead kids? Everything! Let us share with you our pitch for the importance of genealogy on the family homestead as well as an assortment of over 15 meaningful kids activities in family history. These are fun for both you and them so be ready to jump in, too! Continue reading “Homestead Kids Activities in Genealogy”
I’m hopeful all the adults out there have their own 72-hour-kits, but what about baby? Here’s a list of the basic supplies you might want to include in your baby’s bug out bag. There’s even a free printable at the end! Continue reading “Bug Out Bag List for Baby”
Have you heard the term “permaculture” but aren’t sure what it means? What does permaculture have to do with growing your own food and becoming more self-sufficient. Let Mr. Levi from permacultured Realeyes Homestead explain the basics of permaculture for every gardener and homesteader. Continue reading “Introduction to Permaculture”
Homesteading is all about wholesome cycles…Prepare the Homestead for Winter! Continue reading “Prepare the Homestead for Winter”