Lora Shinn

10 Amazing Organic Farms That Double As Family-Friendly Bed And Breakfasts
Instead of a hotel, try spending your family vacation at these kid-friendly organic farmstays.
Why These Preschools Teach All Their Classes Outdoors—Rain Or Shine
How forest schools are teaching kids better critical thinking and problem-solving skills simply by being in nature.
What It's Really Like To Live In A Tiny House
One real-life tiny house dweller and her husband reveal the truth about life on the small side.
6 Gorgeous Examples Of How To Use A Bullet Journal To Plan Your Garden
These beautiful bujos track everything from seed sprouting to crop rotation. Check them out and get some serious inspiration for planning your own garden.
10 Ways To Have A Better Camping Trip
Sleeping in a tent doesn’t have to be a sticky, dirty, and smelly mess. With these cool tricks, you’ll be sleeping pretty.
6 Families Who Are Showing Us The Future Of Homesteading
These dedicated off-gridders are blogging about their lives out of the system and teaching those of us still in it what it's like on the other side, from raising kids without 21st-century utilities to how to keep a yurt warm in winter.