Sage Urban Homesteading Blog

The Sage Urban Homesteading Blog is a list of the newest website updates and links to current news on other interesting websites. This blog will...

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  • let you know when new pages appear, covering topics such as food preservation techniques and homesteading skills
  • keep you informed about current trends in urban farming and home gardening
  • point out interesting and useful past articles that you might have missed.

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The most recent blog entries are listed below...

Oct 28, 2022

How to Make Window Quilts

Learn how to make homemade window quilts the quick and easy way for more window insulation and the health benefits of sleeping in the dark.

Continue reading "How to Make Window Quilts"

Aug 15, 2022

Crochet Terms to Learn

To learn how to crochet, you must understand crochet terms and the specialized vocabulary.

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Jul 21, 2022

Homemade Playdough: Cheap, Easy, and Electrifiying

Create a learning experience and save money by making your own homemade playdough. It also makes a great homemade gift!

Continue reading "Homemade Playdough: Cheap, Easy, and Electrifiying"

Jun 25, 2022

Felting Wool

Try felting wool at home in your washing machine! Learn about traditional waulking for fulling wool or try needle felting.

Continue reading "Felting Wool"

May 25, 2022

3rd Grade Homeschooling

During our year of 3rd grade homeschooling, we did lots of measurement and read lots of chapter books.

Continue reading "3rd Grade Homeschooling"

May 25, 2022

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies - No Soy, No Dairy, No Worries

Savor the taste of gluten free chocolate chip cookies. These are soy free, diary free, and caffeine free when you make them with homemade carob chips.

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Apr 26, 2022

Homesteading Film Festival -- Virtual and FREE to Watch!

Starting May 6th at 8pm -May 8th 11:59pm EST Abundance Plus will be streaming for FREE new episodes and MasterClasses!

* Wilder Still Episode 6: Featuring Roots and Refuge- Jess Sowards

* Divergence Episode 2: Jill Winger

* Rooted Episode 10- featuring Justin Rhodes

* Rooted Life MasterClass- with Justin Rhodes

AND... A LIVE PREMIERE CHAT WITH: Justin Rhodes, Jill Winger, and Jess Sowards!

You do not have to be a member. Just click to Reserve your Seat below to start streaming the content on May 6th at 8pm for FREE. No need to view it all in one sitting- take your time and enjoy all the shows all weekend.

We have already seen these episodes and found them so inspiring. We hope you enjoy them, too!

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Apr 07, 2022

Basket Making

Learn about basket making and share your homemade basket photos.

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Jan 21, 2022

How to Freeze Dry

Learn how to freeze dry food. It's quick and easy, and the best way to store quality freeze dried meat.

Continue reading "How to Freeze Dry"

Jan 02, 2022

Urban Homesteading Skills

Learn the basic urban homesteading skills to get started on an adventure in self-sufficiency.

Continue reading "Urban Homesteading Skills"

Dec 27, 2021

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

These tasty gluten free pumpkin muffins are almost as moist and creamy as pumpkin pie.

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Dec 24, 2021

Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies

I figured out how to make gluten free gingerbread cookies you can roll for cookie cutters! They're egg-free dairy-free yet taste and smell absolutely delicious.

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Oct 08, 2021

Paleo Pumpkin Bread

A sign of fall, it's time to make paleo pumpkin bread with coconut flour so those with food allergies can eat it!

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Jul 30, 2021

2nd Grade Homeschooling

Our learning progressed and became more independent during our year of 2nd grade homeschooling.

Continue reading "2nd Grade Homeschooling"

Jul 07, 2021

Spinning Yarn

Try spinning yarn with a spinning wheel or drop spindle. You can use the woolen or worsted methods.

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