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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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After finding my family’s old ice cream maker in my dad’s basement a few weeks back, I decided it was time to test it out again after over 25 years. The ice cream maker still worked great, and I was … 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
As fall quickly approaches, the end of the gardening season is just around the corner. But with everything going on in our garden, one would never know it. So, for now, we are just so very grateful for all that … Continue reading
It is been a very, very long time since I have written a What I’m In To post, so I thought today would be as good a time as any to just dive right in. So, on this Tuesday following … Continue reading
As summer wanes, and the expansive days of summer fade before our eyes, I am beginning to feel that same briefness in the garden. While we still have a great deal coming out of our garden, and the tomatoes are … Continue reading
It’s August! This means we have entered the jungle-phase of the gardening season. In order to move about the garden, one must weave in and out of the labyrinth of branches and vines. And while doing so, one may come across our cat … Continue reading