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...

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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Mar 23, 2018

Needlepoint Stitches Easy Guide

Find the most beautiful needlepoint stitches with my easy guide to stitch types so you can make your next project stunning.

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Mar 19, 2018

Acrylic Painting Lessons

Join me for some free acrylic painting lessons as I challenge myself to try new things and explore techniques.

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Mar 17, 2018

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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Mar 13, 2018

Egg Ornaments

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

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Mar 09, 2018

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 08, 2018

Homeschool Reading Curriculum with No Stress

Learn what to look for in a good homeschool reading curriculum and how I chose what we're using. It's important to consider decoding versus comprehension to make your best reading lessons.

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Mar 01, 2018

Homeschool Education Subjects and Educational Styles

Develop your student's full potential by choosing the type of homeschool education that works best for your family and matches your student's learning style. Use my list of subjects and educational styles to guide you in making the best choices.

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