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Early Learning~Outdoor Play

We don’t have much near where we live.  The closest library is 30 minutes away.  Pretty much any business is at least 30 minutes away.  So, we’ve learned to enjoy what we do have at home. I’ve started to notice just how much more our son learns with everyday activities…especially when he plays outdoors.  It…… Continue reading Early Learning~Outdoor Play

family · home school · Homestead · hunting

Why we shed hunt & you should too!

Shed hunting is the process of gathering antlers that were shed by the animal (moose, deer, or elk). There is an actual club for this activity-The North American Shed Hunting Club, founded in 1991. We aren’t quite as organized.  Typically, our adventure starts out on a beautiful spring day where we want to get outside.…… Continue reading Why we shed hunt & you should too!

gardening · home school · Homestead

Regrowing Romaine Lettuce

I received some lettuce in one of our recent shipments from Home Chef.  It was perfect on the sandwich we had and I wanted more of it for future meals.  So, I decided to try regrowing it from the base of the lettuce. Here are the easy steps I used and you can too!: Save…… Continue reading Regrowing Romaine Lettuce

Faith · family · home school · Homestead

Book Club Beginnings

I have never hosted a bible study before and was a little nervous about asking others to join me.  However, a friend of mine wrote the book “Pew Sisters” and after hearing several great reviews, I decided to give it a shot.  Katie Schuermann also wrote the book “He Remembers the Barren” which gave me great comfort…… Continue reading Book Club Beginnings

Faith · family · home school

Memorable & Consumable Gifts for Christmas

Too many toys?  Too much clutter?   This year, why not try to focus more on consumable or more memorable gifts… My brother and sister in law have five children and one on the way.  I remember a Christmas when my sister in law mentioned she’d prefer consumable gifts for the kids.  I was lost.  Consumable?…… Continue reading Memorable & Consumable Gifts for Christmas