Category Archives: kids

Easter Eggs Au Natural

Today, we dyed eggs with natural, food based colors and had some really great results. I will admit, that some of them were woefully slow and not too eggciting in the color department, so I added a few drops of … Continue reading

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A hunting we will go

We have farm cats, as all farms should. They kind of suck at their jobs. My favorite one, Carlos, disappeared a few months ago and miss him terribly. He was the fierce killer of rats and gophers. Tigger, the tabby, … Continue reading

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Environmental Literacy-it’s not just for Hippies!

Our kids are over-scheduled and over-connected with all the current technology available. No Child Left Behind has (in my opinion) caused more problems than it was ever meant to correct. Schools are now so test score driven, that there is … Continue reading

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Pen Pals

This morning, when I opened my mailbox, I was reminded of one of the great things we have lost to technology, letter writing.    I got this beautiful drawing and letter from one of my 3 year old Farm Campers. (Mommy … Continue reading

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Keeping it Real

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.”  ~Fran Lebowitz Lunch used to be a simple affair.  Mom (or grandma) would call us in from playing, OUTSIDE, to have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, glass of milk and … Continue reading

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