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makingofahomehomestead on InstgramA HUGE thank you to everyone who came out today to support the Y!!! 🙌🏻 And an extra special thank you to our CEO Brent Pentenburg for riding for 7 HOURS! It’s not too late to show your support of the Y and all of the programs and services we offer people right here in the 815. Simply text PuriSpin to 41444 to donate. For A Better Us.So, we have some tomatoes 😳😆 #homegrowntomatoes #homestead #homesteading #urbanhomestead #urbanhomesteader #soontobesauce 😋Such a beautiful evening wandering @seversondellsnaturecenter during the Mary Oliver fireside poetry night 🌿 Ironic that I am posting this here, but disconnecting from technology for the evening and immersing myself in two of my favorite things was exactly what I needed before heading into a crazy week. Thank you @soulsojourner for a lovely evening 💚Man, I 💚 me some succulents 🌿 #succulentlove #succulentsofinstagram #homestead #homesteading #backyardgarden #gardening #urbanhomesteadLiving her best homesteading life 🖤 #bestcatever #catsofinstagram #homesteadcat #homesteadingcat #outdoorcatlove #homestead #urbanhomestead #homesteader #homesteading #backyardgardenNow THAT is one gorgeous head of cauliflower 😍 #cruciferouslove #naturalbeauty #garden #gardening #backyardgarden #homestead #urbanhomestead #homesteading #homesteadinglifeI have tried to grow garlic for years, never having a lot of luck. But this year...my Italian ancestors must have been watching over me, sending out some positive garlic vibes...because this is it. This is what my Italian dreams are made of 😍 I thought it only fitting to hang my braided garlic near the photo of my Nona and Nono, at their kitchen table with my grandpa and other family members, sitting down for a meal. 🌿 #finallyearningmyzanocconame #italiangirl #italianfood #garlic #homestead #homesteading #homesteader #urbanhomestead #garden #backyardgarden #backyardgardener #growityourselfSo, we’ve got some garlic 🌿 #homestead #homesteading #homesteadlife #urbandhomestead #garden #backyardgarden #backyardgardener #growityourself #garlic #homegrowngarlicMaking this year’s batch of first aid salve 🌿 #homestead #homesteading #homesteader #urbanhomestead #urbanhomesteading #herbs #herbalsalve #herbalsalves #growityourself #makeityourself
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Last Sunday, we gathered with friends in our late summer garden for some fermentation fun. My husband (and his trusty brewmaster side kick) concocted a nice autumnal nut brown ale, while I worked with some of the other littles on … Continue reading
Every November, we find ourselves with an overabundance of kale that gets hit with a hard frost and dies. It always makes me feel just sick to know all of that healthy vegetation has gone to waste and ends up … Continue reading
One thing is for sure, we have a LOT of beans coming through our kitchen door these days. So many beans in fact that there is no feasible way to eat them all. Enter “Operation Dilly Bean.” If you have … Continue reading
Local watermelon. As strange as that may sound, yes, for dinner last night we feasted on local watermelon we put by way back in early September, and let me tell you…It was delicious! After reading Animal, Vegetable, Miracle several years … Continue reading
This past Sunday, we spent the day in the warmth of our kitchen’s arms, making Italian antipasto with my husband’s grandmother. There were a lot of veggies, and even more chopping, but the best part of our afternoon was spending … Continue reading
A sure fire sign that fall is upon us is when we start to find apples popping up here and there at the farmers’ markets. Last week, we found our very favorite farming family at market with their tables loaded … Continue reading