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Healthy and Easy Recipes for Your Family

Developing kitchen skills involves mastering basic techniques such as chopping, sautéing, and seasoning, which form the foundation for creating various dishes. Following recipes helps build confidence and understanding of flavor combinations, eventually allowing for creativity and improvisation in cooking.

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Welcome! I’m Nichole!

I’m a born and bred Illinoisan with a serious passion for homesteading. From knowing what homesteading means to me, to herbs, homemade dessert, sustainability, and holidays, I love nothing more than spending time on the farm and creating delicious meals for my friends and family.

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Homesteading for Beginners and Basics

Homesteading for beginners involves learning essential skills such as gardening, animal care, and food preservation to become more self-sufficient and sustainable. Homesteading basics include planning and managing land, growing your food, and creating a self-reliant lifestyle through resourcefulness and practical knowledge.

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Designing + decorating your house to be your home

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Entertaining for the holidays

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