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Finding Quiet Time As A Homeschool Mom

As moms we are very busy aren’t we? Your days are filled with cooking meals, cleaning up one mess after another, organizing kids activities and if you're also a homeschooling mom you’re also trying to squeeze in lessons and learning throughout the day. Sometimes it can feel like we are spinning in circles doesn’t it? The truth is yes we need to make caring for o [...]

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How To Grow Basil

Basil has to be my favorite herb and has a place in my garden every year. Learning how to grow basil is very easy as long as you meet the right watering and pruning needs. There are a wide variety tastes and colors to chose from that can bring a new twist to your favorite dishes. [...]

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Perfectly Sneaky Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Are you having trouble using whole wheat in your favorite cookie recipe? Maybe your family just doesn't like whole wheat in their cookies, it works for bread, but please, not in our cookies! In this recipe, we sneak in 1/2 of the flour using hard white wheat, and they'll never know. Here is a Perfectly Sneaky Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. [...]

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Have You Seen The Preppers Bundle?

Are you wondering just what is this Prepper Bundle? Well, it's something I'm very excited about! 28 prepping and homesteading authors have come together to off you 30 eBooks, courses and videos all about prepping and sustainable living! [...]

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10 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are a real nuisance when you're outside in the spring and summer months. They are also a health concern because they can spread many diseases. But covering yourself in chemical sprays can also cause negative health effects. Thankfully, there are many plants that repel mosquitoes. [...]

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9 Essentials For Your Nature Study Kit

Nature study is a favourite activity in our home. Since our children were very young we've loved to get outside and explore. Having a well-stocked nature study kit makes the difference between a smooth, fun day and chaos! [...]

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Huge Savings On Homemaking & Homeschooling Resources

I'm so excited to share with you that the Build Your Bundle sale is live! Really this is my favourite homeschool sale of the year and when I buy most of my curriculum for the year. What do I love about the Build Your Bundle Sale? HUGE savings that I haven't found anywhere else Curriculum is organized into easy to find grade levels or themes Bundles start as low as [...]

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Learn How To Use Effective Natural Remedies With These Resources

You knew you wanted to take charge of your family’s health when you first began learning about natural remedies. You probably even knew it wouldn’t be easy. [...]

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Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern

Would you like to make a rib knit hat but don't knit?  Well, knitters can't hog all the fun if you can crochet you can make a rib knit style winter hat to! [...]

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How To Make Violet Jelly

Would you like to try a little taste of spring in a jar?  Then you just have to try making violet jelly!  I have never seen violet jelly on a store shelf but it’s a family favourite around here.  If your wondering what it taste like, really I have to describe it as spring.  Violet jelly tastes like sweet flowers with a touch of honey.  It is just [...]

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How To Make Dandelion Jelly

Dandelions do you love them or hate them?  You can spend a lot of money trying to eliminate them from growing in your lawn, while other people think they are beautiful.  Myself I love dandelions!  I don't see them as a pest at all rather a beautiful and helpful herb. [...]

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Pickled Dilly Beans

Do you love pickled beans or dilly beans as they are often called? I do and so do my children they will often grab a jar to snack on and prefer them to "normal" cucumber pickles. This recipe is so good and easy to make to!  I love to plant another crop of bush beans in the middle of summer just so we can have extra beans to make pickles with in the fall. [...]

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7 Easy Steps To Get Healthier Right Now

Do you worry about your health?  I understand making sure I'm living a healthy lifestyle is one of my biggest concerns too.  What is holding you back from making the changes you want to?   [...]

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How To Make Your Christmas Tree Last Longer

Are you wondering how you can make your Christmas tree last longer this year? Real Christmas trees can be a large investment and you would likely want to keep it looking beautiful as long as possible right? To properly care for your Christmas tree you will need to make sure it has the right water, humidity, and food. [...]

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Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies Perfect Every Time

These soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies are simply the best ever, really!  I know, I know everyone says their cookie recipe is the best but in my opinion, these are the perfect snickerdoodle cookie recipe ever. [...]

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Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Our family just loves apple butter and it’s one of the easiest “jams” to make, that is if you make easy slow cooker apple butter!   Apple butter reminds me of a spreadable apple pie, yum!  Traditionally apple butter was cooked for a long time in cast iron kettles over an open fire.  It requires a lot of watching and stirring to keep from burning.&nb [...]

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