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makingofahomehomestead on InstgramThis is so hard. But so true 💚 #teachertruth #teachersrock #inquisitivemindsWinter stream observation ❄️ Such a beautiful morning to use our senses to explore this winter wonderland 🌲❄️ #homeschooling #homeschoolingadventures #homeschoolmom #rockfordillinois #rockfordparkdistrictStarting off this VERY snowy morning with some local goodness...farm fresh egg frittata, topped with goat cheese and homegrown, dried basil with pickled beets from @bushelandpecks 😋 #homestead #urbanhomestead #eatlocal #makeityourself #homeschool #homeschoolmomJust about ready for the arrival of the witches, wizards...and a few Muggles ⚡️ #harrypotterthanksgiving #bookslovers #sharingtheloveofbooks #homeschoolingmomThis. Yes. Absolutely, yes. 😂😍😂#homeschoollife2nd Annual Harvest Share Night! There were SO many beautiful handmade creations, and so much fantastic conversation 💚 The. Best. Night. (A huge thank you to @taprootmag for the inspiration!) #homemade #makeityourself #wildcrafting #craftingfun #community #craftingcommunityI am SO thrilled for this workshop tomorrow!!! 🙌🏻 The fantastic @taunia_may will be leading the class 🧘♀️and @choices_in_rockford has supplied us with some amazing food and beverage 😋 Registration is still open, but it is filling up fast! Call 779.774.3675 to register. Members and non-members are welcome! #815ymca #rockfordyoga #rockriverymca #getyourflowonGood morning ❄️ #guessiwontberakingtoday #thesnowcoveredcollardsthough #homestead #urbanhomestead #growyourownfood #backyardgarden
Category Archives: Holistic Living
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
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
I have been thinking deeply lately about the notion of creating. In a world of increasing destruction and devastation, the simple act of creating something, creating anything really, is cathartic. At our homeschool co-op I teach a writing and an … Continue reading
As I grow older, I feel my connection with Earth and her rhythms strengthening. Becoming more intertwined. When I first began gardening in my late twenties, I found that cord of connection beginning to weave and form itself, as … Continue reading
A while back a friend said to me, “In an airplane emergency, first you must put on your own oxygen mask, then help those around you. Have you put on your life mask first?” Since December, I have diligently tried … Continue reading