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makingofahomehomestead on InstgramI am sure glad I created this nook tucked back in the corner of the garden this year. 🌿 I think it’s my new favorite spot of our home 💚 #backyardgarden #backyardgardener #homesteadinglife #urbanhomestead #homestead #peaceful #peacefullmind #peacefulheart #homesteading #growityourselfI saw this today and it really rang true in my heart. Learning AND socialization can take place in many places...within the classroom AND within the larger community. It doesn’t have to be one way or the other. #educationiseverywhere #educationinallplaces #homeschooling #worldschooling #homeschoolmom #homeschoolfamilyArugula Garlic Scape Pesto 🌿 The arugula and garlic scapes are bangin’ in the garden right now, so I decided to put a spin on my usual pesto (Recipe can be found on the blog. Link in profile.) But for this goodness: 🌿Handful of raw walnuts 🌿Handful of Parmesan 🌿2 Garlic scapes chopped 🌿8 cups arugula 🌿Splash of lemon juice Whirl away in a food processor or blender. Continue blending... 🌿Add avocado oil (or olive oil) and salt until you get to a consistency and taste you prefer. Enjoy! #backyardgarden #backyardgardener #homesteadinglife #urbanhomestead #homestead #growityourself #garden #arugula #garlic #realfood #closetothesourceStrawberries straight from the garden 🍓 I’m not sure there is anything better than this 🌿 #garden #backyardgarden #backyardgardening #growityourself #homestead #homesteading #growyourownstrawberries #homesteadingfamily #rockfordil #homeschool #homeschoolingfamily #homeschoolmomHad an absolute blast with these ladies last night! 💚 Jordan and Donnie weren’t that bad either 🔥🔥🔥 #betterwithage #theyvestillgotit #wevestillgotit #hangintoughHeaven 🌳Chamomile for days 🌿 #homesteadinglife #backyardgardener #urbanhomestead #backyardgarden #homestead #homesteadingFinally. 🙌🏻 The rain in northern Illinois this year has been crazy, but I finally finished planting our 2019 garden...only about 3 weeks later than usual 🙄 #homestead #homesteading #homesteadinglife #urbanhomestead #garden #gardening #backyardgarden #backyardgardener #growityourselfTODAY is the day! Head to MOD Pizza on East State Street any time today and simply mention the Auburn Knights Touchdown Club when you get to the register...It’s that EASY! See you there! 🙌🏻
Tag Archives: A Year of Pies
At this moment I am… ~continuing to stitch away at some new dish wash cloths. ~very thankful I got caught up on all things school yesterday. I feel that I can take a big breath and a sigh of relief. … Continue reading
We just wrapped up Spring Break, and what an adventure it was. We first traveled to Madison, Wisconsin where we visited with family, celebrated and gave thanks over yummy food, and even squeezed in a bit of pool time. We … Continue reading
I am subbing in the junior high at my daughter’s school this week. In math and science. Oh boy. Thank goodness for this marvelous snow day! It’s allowing my English-major self some time to brush up on endotherms, greatest common … Continue reading
It seems like quite some time since I’ve taken you on a pictorial journey through the Fagan abode. So, here is a bit of what is happening around our house at this moment… I hope all of you have a … Continue reading
At this moment I am… ~glancing out my kitchen window, as the snow blows sideways across our yard. ~snacking on a bit of left over pumpkin tiramisu. The recipe for this fabulous dessert can be found in A Year of Pies. … Continue reading
Whew. It has been one of those weeks. I know you all understand what I’m talking about…One of those weeks where all of a sudden you look at the calendar and realize multiple days have gone by without your noticing. … Continue reading