Heirloom Seeds Giveaway

  Welcome to my friend Mary’s (from Mary’s Heirloom Seeds) Birthday Celebration Giveaway!   I’m participating in a HUGE bash to celebrate and YOU  get a chance to win one of 3 prizes from Mary’s Heirloom Seeds.   That’s “Auntie Mary” on the right!   Two winners will receive an assortment of Heirloom, Non-GMO seeds as well as organic gardening supplies … Continue reading

Free Drawing Lessons for Kids

Free Drawing Lessons for Kids | Everything Home with Carol

  You are not going to believe what I came across–free drawing lessons online! It’s amazing to me the free stuff out there for homeschoolers. Folks are so generous. Anyway, as I think I’ve mentioned before, I have a 10-year-old that loves drawing. He’s pretty good at it, too. So, I get excited when I find new resources for him. … Continue reading

Homeschooling with Magazines

Homeschooling with Magazines | Everything Home with Carol

  Have you ever thought that you could enhance your homeschooling with magazines? Well, you can–especially if you homestead–because part of living on the homestead is reading homesteading magazines. And, I subscribe to quite a few. When I have magazines laying about the house, I always catch the boys reading (and learning from) them. Good stuff! You can rest assured … Continue reading

Young Entrepreneurs on the Homestead

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  About a year ago, my daughter and I went with some friends to a festival  sponsored by a group of midwives organized to raise money for area pregnancy centers. At the festival were women vendors selling their handcrafted or direct marketing products. Just inside the door of the meeting hall two young girls sat at a table braiding hair … Continue reading

Math in the Garden

Math in the Garden | Everything Home with Carol

  Remember “Math on His Turf,” A post where I shared about drilling my eight-year-old in mental math calculations while he continued the project he didn’t want to abandon? Here’s another math lesson for you. I call this one Math in the Garden. This one is appropriate as we are all working in the gardens this time of year. It … Continue reading

Create Your Own Fast Food

Create Your Own Fast Foodl | Everything Home with Carol

  With homeschooling and homesteading, do you struggle to get meals on the table? Are you tempted to grab on the go, drive through the fast food joint, or order a pizza to eat in front of the TV? I know I am. But not only is that food unhealthy, it is expensive. If you knew that you could have … Continue reading