Are you struggling to reconnect with your family? Wondering how to improve the family dinner hour and establish some good habits? Here are five ways to begin tonight! Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve the Family Dinner Hour”
If you’ve been eyeing that summer pound cake from your favorite bakery, hold onto your pocket book for just a few days more! Before you buy, make this Toasted Coconut Cream Pound Cake with wholesome ingredients, including virgin coconut oil, fresh eggs and shredded coconut. Continue reading “Pound Cake with Coconut Oil”
Do you lie awake at night, wondering how to make your family more self-sufficient in an uncertain world? Are you fearful and wondering how you are going to make it through to your homesteading dreams with your current finances? Are you wanting to gather your family together, as opposed to watching them drift apart, distracted by the siren call of the modern lifestyle? Are you wanting to feel more prepared for any eventuality so that you no longer experience fear when reading the newspaper? Are you wondering how to expand your homesteading efforts while still maintaining the rest of your life?
Maybe you’ve considered homesteading, but you’re stuck in an apartment, and don’t even know where to begin.
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I’m so pleased to Kathie of Homespun Seasonal Living visiting us today with a guest post! One of her specialties is care package ideas with real food and seasonal ingredients, special homestead products and personal touches that are so sweet and unique. She’s even written books on the topic! Without further ado, here are her care package project ideas for kids – you know I love the homestead kid stuff! Continue reading “Kids Care Package Projects”
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”
Have you ever heard of a gratitude journal? Need some ideas for putting the thanks in your Thanksgiving? Read on to find our completely FREE (no gimmicks) e-book, Five Kernels of Corn!
Continue reading “Gratitude Journal: Five Kernels of Corn”
What does genealogy (or family history, if you prefer) have to do with the homestead kids? Everything! To hear me out and find some kids activities in genealogy, just keep on reading! Continue reading “Homestead Kids Activities in Genealogy”
Do you struggle with a peanut allergy despite how cool you think George Washington Carver was? Maybe a peanut allergy isn’t your problem; maybe you, like me, have a weirdo child who just doesn’t like peanut butter – which is downright un-American, if you ask me. Well, let me introduce you to the mighty sunflower seed and its commercial, spreadable greatness in the form of Sunbutter. Here are Sunbuter “peanut butter” cookies 3 ways, plus 1 more because numbers aren’t my thing. Continue reading “Peanut Allergy? Try Sunbutter Cookies 3 Ways”
Shortbread is my absolute favorite cookie, with its rich, buttery goodness. This Petticoat Tails Shortbread is like a traditional, Scottish festival food at its finest. With only four ingredients, it’s also super easy to make! Continue reading “Shortbread: Petticoat Tails”