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...

Nov 14, 2017

Sage Urban Homesteading and Homeschooling

Learn down to earth technology and traditional skills that will help you survive urban homesteading and homeschooling grow strong.

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Nov 10, 2017

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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Nov 07, 2017

Homemade Candles and Candle Making

Learn how to make homemade candles, one of the easiest traditional homemade crafts.

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Nov 06, 2017

Autumn Kindergarten 1

Follow along with our homeschooling activities as we have our first day of school for autumn kindergarten 1 and begin our homeschool adventures.

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Nov 02, 2017

How to Make Curtains

Learn how to make curtains and other practical homemade crafts I use for our urban homestead.

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Oct 27, 2017

October Kindergarten 1

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

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Oct 26, 2017

Spinning Yarn

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

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Oct 21, 2017

Umbrella Swift for Unwinding Yarn Skeins

The umbrella swift is a tool used when spinning yarn or unwinding a yarn skein. It helps to transfer the yarn from a skein to a ball once you remove the yarn from the spinning wheel or drop spindle.

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Oct 19, 2017

Homemade Recipes from My Family History

I have collected traditional homemade recipes for my area and created a downloadable recipe book with everything from scrapple to strawberry rhubarb pie.

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Oct 16, 2017

Homeschooling Math Through Play

When you are homeschooling math through play and games, it makes learning a lot more fun, memorable, and applicable to real life.

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Oct 14, 2017

Drop Spindle Spinning

Want to enjoy spinning yarn anywhere? The drop spindle is very portable and can be used for spinning wool with one hand with some practice.

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Oct 12, 2017

Homemade Playdough

It's easy to make homemade playdough and a great learning experience! Add it to your collection of homemade toys.

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Oct 04, 2017

Weaving Yarn

You can learn how to weave interesting weaving patterns and try some projects for weaving yarn at any age.

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Sep 30, 2017

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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Sep 27, 2017

Weaving Patterns

Learning how to weave weaving patterns includes knowing the difference between tabby and twill. Advanced patterns build on these basics.

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