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5 Easy Flowers Kids Can Grow

5 Easy Flowers Kids Can Grow

One of my greatest pleasures as a parent is being able to grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers alongside my toddler. While there are many aspects to gardening with a two-year-old that could lead you to want to pull your hair out (i.e. dirt eating, dirt throwing, dirt bathing, basically just dirt! oh, and plant pulling/kicking) there are many aspects that are worth the extra work of bringing your tiny shadow along for the journey. After two years of growing plants with me, he now recognizes many of them, has a growing appreciation and gentleness towards them, and eats many more...

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DIY Clay Plant Fossils - Kay Haupt

DIY Clay Plant Fossils - Kay Haupt

Hello! How is your summer going? We've been starting to welcome in the hot dog days of summer around here, the kind where you can only stand being outside for ten minutes before crawling back into the air conditioning. As much as I'd love to spend every single summer day by the pool, that's just not always achievable, especially with a rascally two-year-old. Instead, we've been finding ways to entertain ourselves with the resources we have around us, making nature crafts and reading books. I came across a really great idea the other day to make some nature fossils with...

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Gardening - fast growing veggies

Gardening - fast growing veggies

Hello, friends!    When we found out that Fin & Vince’s Spring/Summer collection was called Grandma’s Secret Garden, it was almost too good to be true. As first time gardeners, we are learning and discovering new things every single day. If you happen to know me or follow along with me online, then you know that I have been working since this past January to make our small scale sustainable homesteading dream come true. We planted our entire garden from seed and have seen some amazing results! Our family believes that anyone can grow their own food and benefit from...

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