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The Beginning, Property and road.

The beginning, last year we purchased a piece of land near the water in Maine. We had been coming to Maine from our home in Connecticut for about two years. 219 more words


Making a Mesolithic bow and arrow

As I mentioned in previous blogs, I try to have a lot of practical learning to accompany and illustrate our academic type learning at oyster home school. 630 more words

Home Education

First day blues no more

The run up to returning to school after the holidays used to be so upsetting. Finn would begin to dig his heals in about 3 or 4 days before going back and the morning of the first day would be dreadful. 150 more words

Home Education

The Ebbinghaus Curve of Forgetting #2

I am reading Moranthology, by Caitlin Moran. This I know is on the backburner but I think it will be nice to return to once I have had a decent dose of the Moran. 135 more words

Off Grid

I've got the power!

There is a wealth of information to know about generators before you buy one. I’ve condensed my research to the most important bits you need to know for your homestead. 1,442 more words


Homesteading in the tropics

It’s so much more enjoyable to bake and cook and garden when you have time; I just put in seeds of beetroot , cucumber and nasturtiums and Chinese chrysanthemum and doing a lot more wholesome gluten free scratch baking, it feels like a home when you put love into each meal ! 42 more words