a natural living site http://learningandyearning.com Creator Worshipper / Creation Student Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:09:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Book Review: The Wild Wisdom of Weeds http://learningandyearning.com/the-wild-wisdom-of-weeds http://learningandyearning.com/the-wild-wisdom-of-weeds#respond Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:34:43 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8623 a natural living site

Who would expect that a book on foraging would open up a whole new way of thinking? I mean, foraging is foraging, right? Just go out and discover what is edible and give it a try. Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, takes foraging seriously and has been doing so all her life. But […]

Book Review: The Wild Wisdom of Weeds

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The Easiest Way to Pick Up Fall Leaves http://learningandyearning.com/pick-up-fall-leaves http://learningandyearning.com/pick-up-fall-leaves#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:35:40 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8631 a natural living site

Picking Up Fall Leaves Can Be Quite a Chore Fall is really beautiful, but do you ever find yourself groaning when it comes time to pick up those leaves? Raking has to be one of the worst tasks around, and for some reason, it’s a killer on my back. There are some tools out there […]

The Easiest Way to Pick Up Fall Leaves

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Have Yourself a Homemade Christmas http://learningandyearning.com/homemade-Christmas-gift-ideas http://learningandyearning.com/homemade-Christmas-gift-ideas#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:00:01 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8518 a natural living site

Great Ideas for DIY Gifts, Decorations and Dessert There’s just something about homemade that makes Christmas extra special, don’t you think? But “homemade” doesn’t have to mean complicated. Simple is best. If you’re like me, coming up with ideas is half the battle. And that’s why I’ve put together this little guide to help you so that […]

Have Yourself a Homemade Christmas

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Win a Natural Spa Gift Bag $60 Value http://learningandyearning.com/natural-spa-gift-bag http://learningandyearning.com/natural-spa-gift-bag#comments Sat, 08 Nov 2014 04:01:50 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8565 a natural living site

Blue Yonder Urban Farms Unscented Handmade Soaps & Body Butters are made with the finest unrefined shea butter, organic unrefined food grade cocoa butter and organic coconut oil. Enter now to win this gift bag valued at $60.00. The gift bag includes: 4 – lbs Sonoma Sea Salt 1 – Sisal Sponge 2 – 8oz […]

Win a Natural Spa Gift Bag $60 Value

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Lacto-fermented Cranberry Apple Relish http://learningandyearning.com/lacto-fermented-cranberry-relish http://learningandyearning.com/lacto-fermented-cranberry-relish#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:29:42 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8481 a natural living site

When I was a kid, I always preferred the smooth, canned cranberry sauce. My mom often made a homemade cranberry relish gelatin, but it wasn’t until I was a bit older that I really began to appreciate it. She always included nuts and thinly sliced celery and it had the most wonderful crunch. Several years […]

Lacto-fermented Cranberry Apple Relish

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Fall: The Perfect Time for Hiking http://learningandyearning.com/fall-hiking http://learningandyearning.com/fall-hiking#respond Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:34 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8453 a natural living site

Is there a more invigorating time of year than fall? The crisp air, sunny skies, and vibrant colors just beg you to come out and play. A new hiking trail, built by the Countryside Conservancy, just opened in our area. Called The Trolley Trail, it runs approximately 3 miles from Clarks Summit, to Dalton, PA. […]

Fall: The Perfect Time for Hiking

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All American Sun Oven Giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/sun-oven-giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/sun-oven-giveaway#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:00:29 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8441 a natural living site

Win An All American Sun Oven!   The folks at the All American Sun Oven company have teamed up with a large group of bloggers and we are giving away a deluxe Sun Oven! The retail price of this set is $399! But that is only the start of the reasons why you should enter […]

All American Sun Oven Giveaway

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Royal Berkey Water Purifier Giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/berkey-giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/berkey-giveaway#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:41 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8446 a natural living site

My guess is that you are blessed with access to clean running water. We don’t really worry about getting parasites or other waterborne diseases when we turn on our tap. But while we are blessed with clean water coming through indoor plumbing, are you aware of some of the environmental contaminants that are frequently found in […]

Royal Berkey Water Purifier Giveaway

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Love to Bake? Win $250 of Product From Mighty Nest http://learningandyearning.com/mighty-nest-giveaway http://learningandyearning.com/mighty-nest-giveaway#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:00:35 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8407 a natural living site

With all the love you put into healthy homemade baking, you deserve the right tools. Win $250 of Better Baking Goods from MightyNest! MightyNest is an online retailer with a positive mission: providing the natural, organic, and non-toxic products that parents seek for their home while also giving back to schools. Better Goods. Supporting your […]

Love to Bake? Win $250 of Product From Mighty Nest

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Make Your Own Extracts for Cooking and Gift Giving http://learningandyearning.com/make-your-own-extracts http://learningandyearning.com/make-your-own-extracts#comments Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:51:29 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8370 a natural living site

Why Make Your Own Extracts Good quality extracts can make such a difference in cooking! Baking sugar cookies? Vanilla is wonderful, but add some almond extract and now you really have a special treat. Or a touch of orange extract in the frosting on a chocolate cake. Oh, my! Pure extracts can be pricey, but […]

Make Your Own Extracts for Cooking and Gift Giving

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Make Your Own Lotion Bars (Free Printables for Labels included) http://learningandyearning.com/lotion-bars http://learningandyearning.com/lotion-bars#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:55:39 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8354 a natural living site

It’s only October, I know. But I can’t help but begin to think about Christmas gift giving. I love giving handmade gifts when possible and that takes time. So, you’ll forgive me, won’t you, for mentioning Christmas when it’s not even Halloween yet? What’s a Lotion Bar? Lotion bars are, like liquid lotion, a great […]

Make Your Own Lotion Bars (Free Printables for Labels included)

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Experimenting with a Cover Crop in a No-Dig Garden http://learningandyearning.com/cover-crop-in-a-no-dig-garden http://learningandyearning.com/cover-crop-in-a-no-dig-garden#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:12:21 +0000 http://learningandyearning.com/?p=8286 a natural living site

Why I Haven’t Used Cover Crops in the Past One of the most important things to me as an organic gardener is to build healthy soil, so that I can have healthy, nutrient-dense produce. I’ve found that a great way to do that is by building no-dig, lasagna style garden beds. Cover crops have interested […]

Experimenting with a Cover Crop in a No-Dig Garden

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