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Gift Ideas for Your Homesteading Child

Gift Ideas for Your Homesteading Child

The holidays are here!   While part of my blog’s purpose is to teach you how to homestead on the cheap, sometimes we do need to spend some money. The holidays (and birthdays) are the perfect time to splurge on some must needed items, while 

A Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide

A Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us, so I thought it might be nice to write a Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide. I have included several gift giving guides here, so I hope you can find what you’re looking for!   A lot of these are actual products 

3 Must Have Homestead Supplies for Winter

3 Must Have Homestead Supplies for Winter

It’s November in Nebraska, which means you don’t know what the weather is going to do!   Last week we had snow and temps in the teens and this week we’re in the mid 70’s.   Some years on Thanksgiving I’ve been in snowstorms, and 

Day in the Life Vlog of a Homeschooling, Homesteading Family

Day in the Life Vlog of a Homeschooling, Homesteading Family

I don’t know about you, but I love watching “day in the life” vlogs. It’s fun getting a sneak peek into someone else’s life, how they do things, what they eat, how they interact with their family members.   I thought you might like to 

Why Deschooling is a Critical Start to Your Homeschool Journey

Why Deschooling is a Critical Start to Your Homeschool Journey

You’ve decided to homeschool.   Feeling strong in your decision, you Google “homeschool curriculum” and watch as the thousands of options scroll before your eyes. Overwhelmed, you find some Facebook groups and start asking questions.   This new journey you’re on feels so right, yet 

Morning Farm Chores with Love

Morning Farm Chores with Love

She puts on her coat, the favorite one that mom tells her not to wear. Her boots with yesterday’s mud go on next, then gloves. She doesn’t like the heavy ones that keep her hands warm. It’s too hard to work in those. But below 

Simple Cold Brew Coffee Hack For Frugal Moms

Simple Cold Brew Coffee Hack For Frugal Moms

Coffee.   It’s my favorite thing.   The warm, inviting smell that wafts through your senses and wraps you up in a hug. I could drink coffee all day.   Coffee is like a friend that never lets you down and you can just sit 

3 Ingredient Pancake Syrup

3 Ingredient Pancake Syrup

I have been making my own maple syrup for years. My children have never really known store bought syrup. This one simple pancake syrup hack has saved us countless amounts of money over the years. I know this may not sound like a major money-saving 

Copper Bolus Your Goats With Confidence

Copper Bolus Your Goats With Confidence

The spring and summer of 2020 was a learning year for us on our little homestead.   This was when we discovered the importance of minerals and goats. It took us several months to correct our herd’s mineral deficiencies and a lot of waiting and 

The Most Trusted Free Homeschool Curriculum

The Most Trusted Free Homeschool Curriculum

When I first started homeschooling, almost 20 yrs ago, there were many curricula out there. You could get boxed, everything done for you, unit studies, different methods such as Charlotte Mason, Classical and unschooling. You could even just go to Walmart and get workbooks for