Monthly Archives: May 2015

This is what community looks like…at the Community GATE!

Community… Neighbors helping neighbors… A Give And Take Experience… What do all of these things have in common? In times past, pioneers understood very well what it meant to know your neighbors and take care of one another. On a … Continue reading

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The sofa in the window…an adventure in re-purposing!

Hey! There is a hide-a-bed sofa stuck in our kitchen window! Get your attention? It is not entirely a joke! Let me explain… You see, it all started with an old hide-a-bed sofa that we swapped out for a black … Continue reading

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Gypsy Farmgirl on composting, mulching, and thrifty water usage

Does anyone besides me ever sit and shake your head and wonder, “Why in the world do I go out and PAY for garden mulch when I just sent away an entire yard waste tote full of organic clippings from … Continue reading

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Who are we at the Community GATE, and what are we here for?

The Community GATE is your doorway to an amazing community, and we are glad you’re here! Have you ever looked around your neighborhood and wondered who lives two houses down from you? One house? Next door? Have you ever cleaned … Continue reading

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