Category Archives: The Homestead

Painting Inside a Box

We had some boxes that were recently unpacked. One was pretty big so I put Bella (4 yrs old) inside the box with paint and a few brush choices. The mess was completely contained and she had a great time … Continue reading

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A Room Fit for a Princess

Our youngest daughter, Bella, is 4 years old, loves princess stories, and is drawn to a preppy, old fashioned style. It took a few weeks to create this little girl dream room but it was well worth the effort.

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Chicken Tenders with Mustard

I have been making chicken tenders with rice wine vinegar and mustard for years. Until a friend recently was here for a chat and watched me make the marinade I had no idea how different this was. So I would … Continue reading

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A New Adventure…Homeschooling??

I know I have been absent from blogging for a while so allow me to take a moment to catch up this blog on a few vital details. First, as some of you already know, my oldest daughter has had … Continue reading

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Crescent Cinnamon Rolls

Open and unroll the dough from a can of crescent rolls. Mix a tablespoon of cinnamon with 2 tablespoons sugar in a small bowl. Spread the dough with a thin layer butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mix. Roll the … Continue reading

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Red and White Pasta

In need of a quick, easy dinner? You’re in luck! This red and white pasta casserole is one of my favorites. 12 ounces of bow tie pasta cooked according to package 3/4 of a jar of spaghetti sauce 12 ounces … Continue reading

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Summer Challenge Notebook

This is a fun summer project for teens, tweens, and older kids. I made this for my 12 year old. I bought the little notebook at Hobby Lobby craft store. There is a small pocket in the back of the notebook … Continue reading

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