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makingofahomehomestead on Instgram2nd 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 #backyardgardenFall 🍂 #homeschoolkids #homeschool #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoolmom #autumn2018 #rockfordillinois #rockfordilFeeling lucky to get to work with this crew 🧡🎃🖤Last night I had the pleasure of hosting an event honoring and celebrating Rockford-area senior artists. This journey of coordinating Aroha Philanthropy’s Artful Aging Program through the YMCA has been truly magical. The conversations I have had over the course of the last year with our participants tell me that art is truly transformational. These programs not only enabled men and women to venture out of their homes and learn (or rediscover) a new skill set, but gave them a safe space in which to share stories with one another of life’s trials and triumphs.💚 #artcantransformlives #artcantransformtheworld #rockriverymca #rockfordillinois #rockfordrocksDinner prep 🌿 #rootvegetables #rootveggies #homegrown #urbanhomestead #homestead #homegrown #growityourselfMy youngest decided to experiment with homemade gluten free pasta, so she busted out my Nona’s old school ravioli maker 😍👩🏼🍳 #urbanhomestead #homeschool #makeityourself #homeschoolkids #oldworlditalianwithatwistGuys, we are having so much fun down at the @rockriverymca 🙌🏻 Come down and join us! We will be here until 8 PM #saturdaynightfun #rockriverymca #lovemyjob #rockfordrocks
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Each of us has a handful of life experiences that truly changes us. Those experiences that get deep into our veins and alter the core of our inner self and the lens through which we view the world. I can confidently … Continue reading
There are those times when each of us needs a breathe of new life. When the grind of our day to day tasks feel a bit too heavy to bear, and we need an opportunity for fresh air to fill … Continue reading
While I was enjoying myself at a baby shower in the beautiful Anderson Japanese Gardens, my girls were home making pasta sauce with Daddy. My husband gets huge bonus points for this because not only did he cook with the … Continue reading
There has been a lot of action of late in our gardens. It is truly at its peak, and despite the near 100-degree temperatures this week, we find ourselves entwined in vines of all sorts, harvesting all this fabulous veg. … Continue reading
With the garden flourishing, there is a lot of action in our summer kitchen. Thank goodness for the cool temperatures that graced us last week! It made the whole idea of standing over multiple pots of boiling liquid all day … 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