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...

Jul 13, 2018

July Kindergarten 1

Our homeschooling continues through the hot summer sun for July kindergarten 1, learning about topics like blueberries, bees, and more.

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Jun 29, 2018

Acrylic Painting Lesson 10: Mixing tints and shades

Lesson 10 of the 50 small acrylic paintings challenge is mixing tints and shades.

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Jun 18, 2018

Monthly Sensory Bins

Exploring monthly sensory bins is a fun way to help young children develop their senses and imagination.

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Jun 13, 2018

Summer Kindergarten 1

Learning at home happens year round as we continue homeschooling summer kindergarten 1 through the hot summer months, too.

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Jun 13, 2018

June Kindergarten 1

The learning doesn't stop for June kindergarten 1 as we study more about the animals in our region.

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Jun 05, 2018

Traditional Quilt Blocks Pattern Fun

Study the geometry of traditional quilt blocks through coloring, pattern block play, or by using stickers.

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May 28, 2018

Raising Silkworms

Learn the process for raising silkworms and growing your own silk fiber through sericulture.

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May 18, 2018

Knitting Needles

Find the correct size knitting needles for your yarn and the knitting stitches will slide smoothly.

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May 12, 2018

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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May 09, 2018

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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May 04, 2018

Wool Fiber for Needlefelting or Spinning Yarn

Learn about the unique properties of sheep wool fiber and how to process it from a raw fleece into needlefelting or spinning yarn.

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Apr 20, 2018

How to Read Crochet Patterns

Read crochet patterns correctly to understand the gauge, yarn, and hook size, and you'll know how to crochet projects successfully!

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Apr 07, 2018

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 06, 2018

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

Savor the taste of gluten free chocolate chip cookies that melt in your mouth and don't hurt your belly. These are soy free, diary free, and caffeine free when you make them with homemade carob chips.

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Apr 04, 2018

How to Crochet

Learn how to crochet with some basic instructions on how to use crochet stitches, yarns, and patterns.

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