Category Archives: Our Life

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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3-Bin Composting 3-Bin Composting


       In my mind our composting process begins in the kitchen.  The countertop compost bin, a ceramic bucket marked “simplify”, hosts all our organic kitchen waste, including vegetable and fruit discards, coffee grinds and spent filters, peanut butter and jelly sandwich remnants, anything besides dairy or meat waste.  When full we dump it into…
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Pantry Revamp: Homemade Pizza Dough Pantry Revamp: Homemade Pizza Dough


This week’s homemade pizza dough recipe is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. I’m going to start this week’s pantry revamp by thanking those of…
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Pantry Revamp: Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn Pantry Revamp: Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn


Today’s post on maple syrup popcorn is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week’s pantry revamp recipe is not for those who are…
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Pantry Revamp: Homemade Granola Bars Pantry Revamp: Homemade Granola Bars


Today’s post on homemade granola bars is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week, I’m going back to the pantry and “revamping” an item…
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Pantry Revamp: A Delicious, Simple Smoothie “Recipe” Pantry Revamp: A Delicious, Simple Smoothie “Recipe”


The Pantry Revamp is a series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. Clearly I have deviated from the original intent of this series. I originally intended to revamp my PANTRY….
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Pantry Revamp Continued – Replacing the Cheese Cracker Pantry Revamp Continued – Replacing the Cheese Cracker


The Pantry Revamp is a series here on this ol’ blog.  To read more about it, check out the first post here. So, I started with the graham crackers and was met with pretty good success.  Now, I’m attacking those little critters in the lower left of the picture – the Goldfish Crackers.   Overall, Goldfish…
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