Jenny is always serving up something traditional yet unique, from egg drop soup with duck to mulberry crumble and bacon, chicken, and green beans.
A smattering of health, nutrition, and food articles
A Texas girl after mine own heart gives you Real Food recipes from our own state, plus many others. Tutorials on fermenting, kombucha, and making butter. Comes with a hearty side of food activism.
Katie takes a uniquely Christian perspective on eating well and using healthful cleaning and body care products. She talks about the practice of praying in the kitchen and as we do our mundane tasks. She understands regular people live on budgets, and she breaks down big lifestyle changes into small steps so you don’t get overwhelmed.
A good collection of comforting, healthy recipes, including lots of GAPS diet stuff.
Kim is cooking through all the recipes of the Nourishing Traditions cookbook.
Cornucopia fights for small, organic farming and reports on information of note about GMOs, organics, food analyses, nutrition, and farming methods.
Some great food photography and some yummy food.
Reachel shows you how to dress according to your figure type (with formulas to determine which you are), pulls modesty without frumpery off without a hitch, and introduces terms like “price per wear.” Largely Anthropologie-inspired.
A nice mix of large-scale sewing projects with clever, smaller refashion or embellishment projects even beginners can do. Cute photo shoots featuring the authoress.
A trendier fashion site to give moms ideas for how to look cute on the go. You may not go for some of the zany stuff, but you’ll be inspired.
I love The Nester’s motto: “It doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful.” Fresh colors and inexpensive ideas for your space that aren’t intimidating.
Equal parts hospitality and cooking, this blog will make you want to invite people over.
DIY, entertaining, and before/afters of interiors, all with a decidedly mod twist
It’s not just for apartments. Lots of flea market finds and refinishes, how to deal with small/ugly spaces.
How to decorate with kids in your life, cute kids clothes, not-tacky crafts to do with kids, and a good dose of French stuff as this large family lives abroad in a French farmhouse.
Faith-centered homemaking, learning at home with the kids, and natural, frugal living
Total nuts and bolts of how to get–and keep–your house clean. FlyLady makes it fun and doable.
Tons of DIY, remodels, and “How I Keep My House Clean Enough”
A goldmine of nutritional and health information in the “Journals” tab
Solid information on hypothyroidism and its link to gluten intolerance; diabetes; obesity; heart disease; and natural childbirth. Paleo diet perspective.
Another take on nutrition from a biologist/physiologist. Take with a grain of salt.
Nutritionist Chris Masterjohn’s blog, for when you’re ready to get in-depth about nutrition
Chris Masterjohn’s blog (see above) at its new address
Charlotte Mason schooling with art/music appreciation plans available for purchase, as well as guidance on nature study
Lots of free CM resources, such as daily schedule examples and scope and sequence. Others available for purchase. Very active forums that are great for getting answers to your questions.
The free online Charlotte Mason curriculum for all ages, plus all of Charlotte Mason’s writings in .html or Kindle format.
Essentially a free online classical curriculum with a year rotation that differs slightly from Well-Trained Mind. A wonderful 1,000 Good Books List and 100 Great Books List.
Heidi shares her beautiful photography alongside lists of what each of her boys are doing in their classical homeschool and Classical Conversations. She also posts links to all kinds of thought-provoking stuff that will feed you as an educator.
Silvia is Charlotte Mason homeschooler, and since she originally hails from Spain, is educating her kids bilingually. She’s a voracious reader and posts all kinds of book reviews. She also focuses on the ideas we’re getting at when educating our kids, like truth, beauty, how ideas connect to one another, and are we treating our kids as trophies.
Great ideas and encouragement
Nuts, bolts, and ideas for homeschooling
A heavy-hitting blog when it comes to talking about the sacred duty that is educating our kids. No fluff here. Stuff like How a Coleridge Poem Connects Us to the Nexus, A Re-examination of Feminism and the Church, and The Artist and the Moral Imagination.
Out-of-the-box reflections on what it implies to be a Christian in everyday situations
The best blog on the Internet for when you need to set your priorities straight. Non-sentimental but powerful. Every. Single. Post.
Beautiful home decor, a little cooking, and a lot of reflection on being a Christian from fellow lover of C.S. Lewis and homeschooling mom
Reflections on motherhood and living for Christ
Where an M.A. in Creative Writing meets reflections on God, marriage, love, sin, and parenting
Embroidery kits, a beautiful hand-knit, hand-sewn child’s wardrobe, comfort food, quilting, and some of the sweetest and most tender writing out there.
A family homesteading in rural Vermont. And knitting a lot.
A new favorite, with regular Read- and Yarn-Alongs. Six kids with great names like Keats, Larkspur, and Beatrix. A vegetable garden, chickens, doll-making, and family life.