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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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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
My girls and I have found a new love: ceramics. We happened upon a class that had some open seats and immediately we knew it was a match made in Heaven. A common misconception of homeschooled-children is that they lack … Continue reading
A few years back I shared with you my love of all things old: books, clothes, music and furniture. I love that in nourishing vintage items, we can breath life into them and make the old become new. My husband’s … Continue reading
One of my favorite times of the year arrived this week! In the wee hours of Monday morning, we began pouring over our 2017 seed catalog (We order our seeds and transplants from The Seed Savers Exchange, based in Iowa.) and … Continue reading
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
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
Oh friends, I just received the most amazing news. My favorite blogger/author, Amanda Blake Soule, will be featuring my garden photos and writing on her blog tomorrow. I invite you to check out the post tomorrow (Friday, July 22) at http://www.soulemama.com. I … Continue reading