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Finding Simplicity: 11 Tips To Help You Organize Your Home

| homemaking binder, homestead management, In the Home

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Despite my struggles with finding joy and simplicity on the homestead this year, I know deep down that the simple life can be exactly that… simple. I’ve tasted of the beauty, reward, and joy that comes out of working willingly with your hands and know that it can be recaptured and enjoyed again if I use the […] Read more…

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~Teaching Children~

| homestead management, In the Schoolroom, quotes

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While our home education program isn’t centered on teaching our children to feed themselves & live in a community responsibly, it does make up a pretty important part of it. What a blessing it is to have them all here with us every day so that while learning to feed ourselves and all the little details it entails that we […] Read more…

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~Partners in Homestead Waste Management~

| Broiler Chickens, Chickens, composting, homestead management, In the Barnyard, In the Garden, In the Kitchen, Pigs

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I’m a big stickler on everyone pulling their weight around here.  There really “ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” I’m not saying that everyone does (or that even I always do.) But it’s the ideal. But in a perfect world everyone has their jobs and someone needs to take out the trash. Actually, […] Read more…

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~Yearly Homestead Schedule~

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Keeping an Annual Homestead Calendar has been an incredibly beneficial organizational tool for me as I attempt to manage our schedule a bit more efficiently. It makes this otherwise undisciplined person, well, slightly more disciplined. Helps me to get my ducks in a row, if you will. As I previously mentioned, having this list on […] Read more…

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