DIY skin care · Homemade Life · Natural Living

New Year, New Adventures!

Happy (belated) New Year, y'all! As this is the first post of the New Year, I thought I would share something new! For those of you who follow me on Instagram or Facebook (@thesewanderingroots), you probably already know this, but there have been some changes around the These Wandering Roots family. First I decided to… Continue reading New Year, New Adventures!

Homemade Life · Sewing and Crafts · Uncategorized

Project Redcoat: Overview and planning

I hope that everyone reading has had a celebratory and/or restful holiday season! For me it has been celebratory and full of, if not rest, then the love, busyness, and exhausted excitement that only comes from mothering a toddler! As this is my last post of 2020, I thought I would share something new and… Continue reading Project Redcoat: Overview and planning

#MomLife · Homemade Life · Natural Living

DIY Autumn Leaves Decoration

Fall has always been my favorite season. When I was young, I used to look forward to the start of school, not necessarily because I was an overachieving bookworm (though full confession - I was), but because it meant that soon the days would get cooler, the leaves would change colors, and the cozy half of… Continue reading DIY Autumn Leaves Decoration

#MomLife · DIY Toys · Homemade Life · Life in General

DIY Pull-Through Toy, or How I learned to Stop Obsessing and Follow My Child

What do you think? About a week ago I finished listening to Janet Lansbury’s Elevating Child Care: A guide to respectful parenting on audiobook. Lansbury is a mother and teacher who follows the principles of Resources for Infant Educarers (no, that’s not a typo), or RIE, and her book is an engaging guide to raising… Continue reading DIY Pull-Through Toy, or How I learned to Stop Obsessing and Follow My Child

#MomLife · Homemade Life · Life in General · Recipes

Baby Food Birthday Cake (or cupcakes!)

Darling Daughter turned one year old last week! Because it was the celebration of Midsummer (more on that in another post), we actually saved her party till this past Sunday, as this was the day that the extended family in Sweden would be able to attend. We held the party at DD’s farmor’s house (farmor… Continue reading Baby Food Birthday Cake (or cupcakes!)

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Apartment Homesteading · Homemade Life · Recipes

It’s Bananas! Banana bread for the allergy-prone

Fun fact about me...I am allergic to bananas. At least raw bananas. I have been ever since I was a baby. At the time, banana was considered THE quintessential first food for baby. So of course my mom fed it to me when I was old enough to start solids...only to be horrified a half… Continue reading It’s Bananas! Banana bread for the allergy-prone