Category Archives: Kids

Thankful. Thankful.


It’s been quiet around here, I know. However, I do think about this little space daily. I come up with ideas about what to post, what pictures to take, where to share my ideas….so on and so forth, but the time never comes.  The morning turns to evening before I know it and weeks go…
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A week of firsts….. A week of firsts…..


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS   http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV – http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV And just like that…. summer break is over. This past week was a big one on our little homestead.  Two of my three kiddos…
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On having fun On having fun


We got out of town this last weekend.  It was something we desperately needed. We hadn’t been out of the state since before my son (who is now two) was born.  I was feeling a bit claustrophobic and in need of a change in scenery.  I’ve found that the desert can do that to me. I…
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Small-Batch, Homemade Applesauce Small-Batch, Homemade Applesauce


We had an amazing Labor Day weekend.  One of the best weekends in recent memory. We headed three hours south to the little town of Willcox, Arizona and did some serious apple picking. It was so much fun and only a *tiny* bit hot and humid.  (Ok…. maybe it was a lot bit hot and…
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We guest posted! We guest posted!


Another day, another guest post.  Head on over to the blog Naturally Mindful – http://www.naturallymindful.com/2013/08/how-to-garden-with-children.html and check out a post I wrote on gardening with children – http://www.naturallymindful.com/2013/08/how-to-garden-with-children.html .  Did I leave anything out? Standard, legally required, Endorsement Disclosure: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other…
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I guest posted (again!)! I guest posted (again!)!


I’m copping out again this Friday and sending you over to another blog to read a post that I wrote. Head on over and visit Rachel at the blog This Original Organic Life. – http://www.thisoriginalorganiclife.com/2013/07/19/guest-post-diy-bird-feeders-with-five-little-homesteaders/   I wrote a post about making two kinds of bird feeders with your kids.  Cute and easy projects –…
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Creating a Children Garden Creating a Children Garden


I know we’ve all done it.  You pinned an image on Pinterest – http://pinterest.com/lilhomesteader/ and thought to yourself, “Self – you are going to do that awesome craft/activity/recipe/diet/homeschooling-thing this week!  That is just too cool to forget about.  I just can’t live another day without doing that!” And then, lo and behold, the week ends,…
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