Kris Antonius
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Kris Antonius has a crew of four budding naturalists – ages 4, 7, 11, and 14 – three of whom she spends her days with, focused on simple living, learning, making, and eating. A former high school teacher, and huge fan of child-led learning, Kris learns alongside her children about nature, hand-crafting, homesteading, and growing, cooking and eating good food. You can follow her homeschooling and urban-homesteading adventures at
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Gardening with Kids :: Germination Test + Printable

This is a really fun experiment for kids to help with (or take lead on) and depending on how many seeds you have will take an hour or so to start. I think the best part, other than the vibrant red in the beet sprouts, was the wash of cucumber scent that was released as we checked on the cucumber seeds. It was seriously intense, and like a little burst of summer.

You can download the free printable photo tutorial and chart over in the …


Posted on March 17, 2015 at 6:41pm

That Time of Year

“It’s that time of year, when the world falls in love. When every song you hear seems to say, “Merry Christmas. May your New Year dreams come true…” 

This is a line from one of my favourite Christmas songs by…


Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:19pm

DIY Coconut Oil Bird Feeders

Suet bird feeders have been on our to-do list for a while. Since we generally don’t have suet lying around, I decided to use coconut oil (not our really pure one, but a slightly refined version). A lot of the recipes that we found included things like corn syrup and we really just wanted to keep it simple for our feathery friends.



Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:00pm

DIY Reusable Gift Wrap

Year after year, I’d go from being totally floored to carefully select or craft Christmas gifts only to slump when it was time to wrap them. Not only did I dislike using up a bunch of paper product to wrap our gifts, but the readily available, last minute – ahem – wrapping paper options weren’t stellar either.

Here are just two simple things we’ve done over the…


Posted on December 17, 2014 at 1:00pm

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