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Natural Kids DIY Holiday

While it is hard to believe, we are solidly in November.  Summer is but a warm and balmy memory for those of us in the Northern hemisphere.  Chilly nights and nippy mornings now remind us that the Holidays are looming.  But fear not!  There is still time to scurry about your crafting space and have […]

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A Pony for Sara

We have a new pony! It’s a long story how I found him, but this pony needed a new home. I didn’t know how badly, until he got here. His hooves have possibly never been trimmed (our horses get their hooves trimmed every 2 months). Underweight, although not drastic. Still a stallion (never neutered). Shedding […]

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Knit Valentine Hearts

Free Knitting Pattern: Valentine Hearts

My boys and I love making handmade cards for friends and family, and nothing says I love you, like a hand~knit valentine heart. Here’s how to make one {or a dozen!} Free Knitting Pattern:  Valentine Hearts Supplies You’ll Need: Size 6 {4mm} Knitting Needle Worsted Weight Yarn Darning needle Abbreviations: sts = stitches M1 = […]

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Valentine Heart Knitting Pattern, Tutorial

This week’s How-To is Valentine Heart Knitting Pattern by Linda, from Mamma4Earth here on the Natural Kids Team. Her blog is Natural Suburbia where you will find lots of tutorials and posts. This is the last “Valentine” themed craft for a while (see the last few weeks for others) and it’s a real cutie! Valentine […]

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Friday Feature with

Today’s interview is with Tiffany, of Fair Trade Family. Enjoy! Tell us little about yourself! My name is Tiffany Nixon.  I am originally from Chicago and moved 8 years ago to the Phoenix area.  I have four boys (ages 5 to 12) and have been married for 13 years.  We school at home so that […]

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How To: Knit a Pumpkin

It’s Fall! It’s October! It’s pumpkin time! Dust off your knitting needles for this great little pattern by Linda. Her original post on her blog, Natural Suburbia, has plenty of pictures for step-by-step guidance and some handy suggestions for pumpkin use. Materials Needed:Wool needle for sewing upCircular needles2 double pointed needlesOrange yarn for your pumpkin […]

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