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Lily Da Vine

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I've lived in Mexico for nearly 5 years, freelancing for cryptocurrency. My special interests are: glassblowing, cooking, crochet, sewing, crafting, gardening, travel and more. highlyfunctionalgrowth.com is my personal blog https://peakd.com/@highlyfunctional
This pallet teepee idea is AWESOME. This teepee design by Killer B has recently gained a great deal of notice because it’s beautiful! Unfortunately, it’s now unavailable seemingly because of a website rebuild. My only problem with the design is...
As societies progress, they adopt new customs leaving the old traditions in the past. Is Native American cuisine history? Save for places with strong indigenous culture, native food diets are being left behind. This is especially true in the United...
    Share your Garden with the Guru! With the recent rise in gardening, here at the Homestead Guru, we think it’s important to create an exchange of ideas with our Share Your Garden Campaign. The idea is to give Guru Gardener’s...
Crochet Water Bottle Holder Pattern I crocheted up a storm for selling my fiber arts at a conference in February called Anarchapulco. This year featured a marketplace for agorists to come and sell their wares. For those who don’t know...
Can ducks eat bread? Nearly everyone has memories of feeding ducks bread as a kid. I know I do. And ducks will eat bread but they shouldn't have very much of it. I also have memories of feeding bread to fish at...
If there’s one thing I hate, it’s mosquitos. Like, if I could wipe out any bug on the planet without causing environmental collapse, it’d be the mosquito. Living in Acapulco for nearly 4 years, I ended up with 3 different...
This is the extraordinary story of a 16-year-old who built his own tiny home for just under $8k. The best stories are those in which someone young does something extraordinary that no one expects. Matt Ryan of Tennessee defied all...
Sometimes old Homestead Guru content takes on new meaning for readers. This post was inspired by some controversy over a post three years old titled “New Poll Finds Millennials Lack Basic Survival Skills”. The post in question was based on a...
Agorism is something I hold near to my heart but I’m also aware that the majority of people don’t know what an agorist is, including many who fit the bill. Let's define it:  “Agorism is a social philosophy that advocates...
This post is inspired by our Guru community in a discussion among gardeners on whether or not its a good idea to grow vegetable gardens in tires. At first glance, it seems like an excellent solution to a worldwide waste...
With the recent rise in gardening thanks to the pandemic, perennial plants are finally getting some love and attention. I’ve personally seen my friends embarking on the journey of starting gardens to “grow their own food.” They are realizing...
Show Us Your Garden! Show us your powers of propagation. Share your gardens  with the Homestead Guru Community. Gardening Beginnings Gardening has always been a part of my life. First with my Mom who grew primarily houseplants to sell at flea markets....