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Giving the Gift of Fragrance

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Fragrant DIY Gifts - LivingHomegrown.com

Fragrant DIY Gifts - LivingHomegrown.com

Okay – we are down to the wire here with only a few days left before Christmas.

If you need a some last-minute gifts, here are a couple of simple ideas.

Now, when I say simple…that does not mean they are cheezy!

The following two gift ideas are easy to make and inexpensive, BUT they are also really nice and thoughtful gifts to receive.

And if you don’t end up using them as gifts, keep them and use them yourself.

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5 Holistic Pruning Steps to Restoring Old Fruit Trees

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My family is restoring an 1892 Farmstead in Northern CA. I’m in charge of the heirloom orchard and garden renovation. Other family members are in charge of restoring the...

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Restoring a Vintage Kitchen Garden – Part 1

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We have many projects going on simultaneously at The 1892 Farmstead right now. But one that I didn’t get a chance to tell you about yet is the planting/restoring...

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Real Food and Chef Nathan Lyon

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Slowing Food Down In a previous post, I talked about Slow Flowers and what that means in terms of living more local, in-season and sustainable with flowers. But as you...

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New Homesteading Magazine Gets Personal With Me

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Have you heard of From Scratch Magazine? It’s a fairly new digital magazine that is focuses on homesteading and living a more simple lifestyle. It has feature stories, DIY,...

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Day 27: Slow Flowers & A Book Giveaway

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“Each bouquet tells a story about one moment in time, about Grandmother’s cherished flower vase or the fleeting memory that returns with a whiff of lavender or lilac. That’s...

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Day 26: When Homesteading, It’s Okay to Fail

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As I am closing in on the final posts of my 31 days of living homegrown, I wanted to mention something important. I recently had a discussion with a...

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Day 12 – Teaching Kids About Food & Growing

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Hey Kids, Do You Know the Story of Your Food? There is a great resource I use for some of my work with educational school gardens here in Los...

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Day 11 – So You Want to be a Farmer?

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I am not in a position to give advice on how to farm. But one thing I have learned from from my farmer friends and the inspiring farmers I...

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