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, 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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Apr 11, 2019

April Kindergarten 1

Follow our homeschooling adventures for April kindergarten 1 as we meet Mother Nature in our stories and learn about how plants grow.

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Apr 05, 2019

Spring Kindergarten 1

Watch us bloom and grow while homeschooling spring kindergarten 1 as we go on nature walks and learn in a Waldorf inspired style.

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Mar 05, 2019

March Kindergarten 1

For homeschooling March kindergarten 1, we'll work on letter recognition and lots of other fun topics including rocks and erosion.

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Feb 24, 2019

How to Read Knitting Patterns

Read knitting patterns correctly to know how to knit projects successfully! When you know what the pattern says for knitting gauge, yarn, and needles, it works.

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Feb 02, 2019

February Kindergarten 1

Feel the love for learning in February kindergarten 1! This month our story character is traveling to other lands, learning about how different animals and cultures can be found in different climates.

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Jan 13, 2019

Crochet Afghan Patterns and Books

Find the best crochet afghan patterns and ideas for crochet granny squares to use your leftover yarn scraps.

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