Category Archives: DIY

PERPETUAL CALENDAR

New year, new calendar! What fun my daughter had creating this perpetual calendar.  This finished calendar now hangs on the wall in our homeschool room. Here’s how to make your own.First draw 5 different sized circles on large paper by … Continue reading

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QUINOA RICE CRACKERS

This recipe came from an attempt to copy a favorite cracker that we buy a lot called “Mary’s Gone Crackers”. These crackers have no flour, and only a few simple ingredients, including two super foods, quinoa and chia seeds. Wonderful … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING

  I have been working on this recipe for a while and I finally feel like I have found a great balance of flavors.  It is very mildly spicy, so my can kids eat it.  This recipe makes a good … Continue reading

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HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS

We thought we would make heart shaped marshmallows for Valentine’s Day this year.  Did they turn out to be light and fluffy?  Not exactly, but they did have a yummy flavor, and with practice I believe we could master this … Continue reading

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THE PIÑON PILGRIMAGE

One September, when my first born was just a baby, we started noticing masses of cars parked on our roadside.  Alongside the cars were people crouched under trees with buckets in hands.  They seemed to be doing something very important, … Continue reading

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FLOURLESS PIZZA CRUST

This recipe will make 2 medium size pizzas, with very thin crusts. Here are the ingredients you will need for the pizza crust: 1 large head of cauliflower 2 large eggs 1/2 – 3/4 cup goat cheese (or cream cheese) … Continue reading

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DIY CLOTH BABY WIPE SOLUTION

Here are the ingredients you will need to make your own cloth baby wipe solution: 16 oz apricot oil or almond oil 16 oz liquid castile soap (I use lavender scented) calendula flowers (found in bulk at herb stores) First … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A FELT STRAWBERRY, WITH PDF PRINTABLE PATTERN

As promised, I will be posting my felt food tutorials, with printable PDF patterns. I thought we would start with the cutest felt strawberry! For strawberry you will need: red and green felt red, yellow and green embroidery thread embroidery … Continue reading

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HEART PATCHES

Anyone have some holey jeans that need some love? Here are some love patches to solve your woes. Simply cut out some hearts, add some sweet sweet stitches, and a little bit of love.  Now patch up those brokenhearted jeans … Continue reading

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DIY WATERCOLOR PAPER LANTERN, WITH PATTERN

These watercolor paper lanterns are easy and fun to make.  Children will love to watch the light dance and glow as they carry them through the dark night. First start with 2 sheets of watercolor paper, 11″ x 14″ in … Continue reading

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