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makingofahomehomestead on InstgramA cold and fever have left me home while My People head out for a winter wonderland adventure. Thank God for books...and coffee ☕️📖 #homeschoolmom #homeschoollife #homeschool #urbanhomestead #homesteadPlaying around with making a rye sourdough starter 😋 #urbanhomestead #homestead #makeityourself #makeityoself #taprootmagazine #taprootmakealongHandmade paper, quill and ink...looks like the makings of a perfect homeschool day ✒️📖😍#studyingtheamericanrevolution #sogladwesawhamilton #oldfashionedwriting #homeschool #homeschoolmom #homeschoollifeI’m always so proud of what youth are able to create when I lead art workshops at the Y, but yesterday their talent just blew me away 😍 #artisticexpression #celebratingmlkday #thepowerofwords #thepowerofart #rockriverymca #rockfordrocksI’m in the process of working on my girls’ report cards and I do believe this is one of the greatest learning standards I’ve ever seen 😍 #oakmeadow #oakmeadow6 #whatreallymatters #empathymatters #homeschool #homeschoolmomSuch an amazing contributor to the world of literature. She will be so dearly missed by so many💚 #lifechangingliterature #harnesyourcreativity #homeschoolmom #urbanhomesteadThank you, 2018 💚 #homesteading #urbanhomestead #homeschooling #gardens #gardening #homeschoolingmom #homeschoolfamHappy Solstice, friends ☀️🌿🌙 #wintersolstice2018 #poweroflight #weinvitedthe3magitotheparty 😆#urbanhomestead #homesteading #homeschoolfamCraft Night with my awesome coworkers 🎄😍🎄#coworkerswhocrafttogether #craftingcommunity #makeityourself #craftymom
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Handwritten recipes upon note cards. In the world of recipe-ridden Pinterest, I fear this practice is falling (or has already been strewn) by the wayside. But the writing itself is so very powerful, isn’t it? When I read a recipe written … Continue reading
Despite the grey, drab day, my girls and I were teeming with excitement last Wednesday as we slowly drove down Rockton Road, where the path before us turned from asphalt to crunchy limestone gravel beneath our tires. We knew we … Continue reading
My girls and I have really been trying to adjust our eating habits throughout the school day. Instead of snacking on crackers, pretzels and tortilla chips, we are trying to move our snacking to the non-processed variety. This … Continue reading
This year marked a pretty big milestone in the Fagan house. This Thanksgiving was our tenth year hosting our favorite of all holidays. We love Thanksgiving because it is a time to truly appreciate family, without the distraction of gifts … Continue reading
A few months ago, while nestled in my bed reading an issue of my favorite magazine, Taproot, I happened upon a lovely little piece written by Amanda Riley about a gathering called a “Swap Party.” The concept and spirit behind … Continue reading
A few months back I shared my love of cabbage with all of you. But maybe I wasn’t being specific enough, or not general enough, depending upon how you look at it. In actuality I harbor a secret love for … Continue reading