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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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A while back a friend said to me, “In an airplane emergency, first you must put on your own oxygen mask, then help those around you. Have you put on your life mask first?” Since December, I have diligently tried … Continue reading
The last few weeks have kept us very busy with a variety of DIY projects around the house. With the absolutely beautiful weather gracing us, my girls and I decided to take advantage, move school outside most days, and just … Continue reading
Awhile back, I use to post trinkets of thanks each week. I felt that in expressing my gratitude I was able to put positive vibes out into the atmosphere, and illustrate that it is often those seemingly minuscule or insignificant … Continue reading
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
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