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homesteading

homesteading

The homestead life evokes simplicity nature presence in the moment fresh air green It is work. It is the work of the hands and mind. The hands do their thing, setting pea fences and placing trees in the orchard, clearing rocks and weeds for grass seed and white clover. The mind listens eagerly for ideas to companion plant and sifts … Continue reading

how to beat the slump month
home educating and daily life / homeschooling

how to beat the slump month

The Christmas tree sits decostumed and relocated in a snow bank at the corner of our front yard — the floors have long been swept of absconded needles. The rich Christmas foods have been tucked high in the pantry, the décor returned to its Rubbermaid tote, and the hubbub of the season long since waned. The New Year’s resolutions were … Continue reading