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...

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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Aug 25, 2019

Home Preschool Ideas

Want to start early homeschooling with a preschooler or toddler? Here are some ideas for tot school and home preschool.

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Aug 12, 2019

Crochet Pattern Books and Hooks

Here's a list of my favorite crochet pattern books. I also explain crochet hook sizes in a useful chart.

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Aug 01, 2019

Squash Quiche with Coconut Flour

Need a grain-free recipe for squash quiche? This one works for the gluten-free, casein-free diet.

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Jul 17, 2019

Solar Oven Cooking: Basic Level and Even Better

Prepare delicious, fully-cooked food without electricity and learn from our experiments with a solar oven and solar cooking on our urban homestead.

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Jun 25, 2019

The Black Swallowtail Butterfly and Raising Butterflies

Have you ever seen a black swallowtail butterfly? I ended up raising butterflies as part of our urban farming only a month after we got started.

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May 13, 2019

May Kindergarten 1

We're still growing strong through May kindergarten 1, learning about trees and the animals who live in them.

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Apr 13, 2019

Egg Ornaments: Step by Step Photos

Step by step photos and instructions of how egg ornaments, also known as traditional Ukrainian pysanky, are handmade.

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Apr 12, 2019

How to Cook Cauliflower: No Dairy, No Gluten, No Worries

Enjoy the taste of cheesy breaded cauliflower without the pains of food sensitivities. With this recipe, learn how to cook cauliflower so everyone can enjoy it.

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