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Today I wanted to show you how to make salt paintings!  What a fun and easy art craft to do with the kids. We had so much fun using different types of materials than the average for our painting craft.  This art project only needs a handful of materials that are most likely already all …

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Do you have an abundance of cucumbers and zucchini from the end of year harvest? I know that I always end up with way more than I know what to do with. So this article is ALL about pickles!  What better way to celebrate a pickling party than to give you an article with all …

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Wells, Maine is a very special place to us. We have been traveling there almost every summer since my husband and I have been together. We have loved bringing our children here and watching them grow. This was the first time we camped, however. So here we are with our family camping review #4 – …

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We were full of Sunday blessings on the homestead this weekend. Spending the day celebrating family, togetherness and surrounded by simple things that bring us gratefulness! These Sundays always seem to be the most valuable of our time together as a family. We allow ourselves time to slow down, talk more, do things that bring …

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This wet and humid Summer here in Vermont has given us the difficult task of dealing with common garden issues. My garden itself is battling some hardships so I thought I would go over some of the ways I am naturally treating garden diseases.  We try to grow as organically as possible so when troubles …

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Over the last few years of our family expanding, we have continued to grow our homestead to provide. Not only are we providing homegrown nutrition to our children through this but also valuable life lessons and education. With the main focus on homeschool through homesteading they are going to one day have the knowledge to …

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For our 3rd camping trip of the summer we visited White Caps Campground at Lake Willoughby!  This was a brand new, never before visited campground and area for us. It was one that had been on the list for many years and we were so excited to finally get the chance to book it and …

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Family camping trip number 2 in the books! This time we visited Silver Lake State Park Campground. If you hadn’t had the chance to read my first family camping review check it out!  What a difference in weather, set up and experience than our first. I’m really excited to tell you about this GEM of …

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Well hello friends! Months back I mentioned that we had purchased a new camper and we finally got to put it to the test out in the real world this past weekend. It was a gorgeous weekend and we had such a lovely time together. Camp session #1…in the books! As promised, I am going …

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