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...

Sep 02, 2020

September Kindergarten 1

Here are the details about what we did for homeschooling September kindergarten 1 using a Waldorf inspired educational style.

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Aug 25, 2020

Quilt Making Basics

Want to learn easy quilt making? Explore traditional blocks and learn what to do with your fabric scraps.

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Aug 25, 2020

Calculating Quilt Sizes

Are you confused about quilt sizes and not sure what to sew? Learn how to calculate the right quilt for your next project.

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Aug 24, 2020

Homeschool Planner Help: How to Set Up a Weekly and Daily Rhythm

Organize your weekly and daily homeschool schedule with a homeschool planner. The colorful weekly rhythm wheel is a great visualization tool for young children!

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Aug 18, 2020

Homeschool Reading Curriculum with No Stress

Learn what to look for in a good homeschool reading curriculum. It's important to consider decoding versus comprehension to make your best reading lessons.

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Aug 11, 2020

1st Grade Homeschooling

Our year of 1st grade homeschooling was a rewarding challenge. Things did not go as we expected!

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Jul 18, 2020

Cool Face Masks for Hot Weather

Having trouble wearing a face covering in the summer heat? My washable cool face masks might be what you need. Organic and washable!

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Jul 14, 2020

An Overview of Crochet Stitches and Samplers

To learn how to crochet, you need to know the basic crochet stitches like single crochet and double crochet. Advanced stitches build on these.

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Jun 20, 2020

Food Preservation Methods

ere are my favorite food preservation techniques for enjoying nutritious food on our urban homestead year round.

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Apr 02, 2020

Homemade Baby Wipes

Save money by learning how to make your own homemade baby wipes. It's also much safer for delicate baby skin with less toxic chemicals.

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Mar 15, 2020

Homeschool Education Subjects and Educational Styles

Choose the type of homeschool education best for your family. Use my list of subjects and educational styles to guide you in making the best choices.

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Jan 03, 2020

Crochet Scarf Patterns

Experiment with various crochet stitches and types of yarn in crochet scarf patterns. They're so fast and easy to make!

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Dec 14, 2019

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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Nov 24, 2019

Cross Stitch Christmas Stocking Assembly

Stitch and finish a handmade counted cross stitch Christmas stocking for a family heirloom to make the holidays memorable.

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Sep 02, 2019

September Kindergarten 2

While homeschooling September kindergarten using a Waldorf inspired educational style we learned about dragons, kites, and observed trees.

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