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Liking Instagram & Facebook posts!

When we moved house I though that I would have a lot more time to homestead and blog. That show how long it is since I last moved house and how bad my memory is!

A friend introduced me to Instagram a few years ago and I have an account that I share pictures with friends and family and it dawned on me Why don't I start up a Practical Frogg one so I can keep sharing but on the run rather than big sit down posts?

And so I did. I have got into the habit of sharing on Instagram instead of here of late so if you're so inclined - have a look at my Instagram feed and see if it suits you. If not, the same friend also hooked the account up to facebook and it automatically posts there as well if facebook is more your thing!
Part of my 2019 goals is to get back into posting on this platform as I do enjoy it and things are settling down a bit as the big jobs get done (Install water tanks, make gardens, insulate rooves, cut down massive trees that will fall on the house - you know, that sort of thing!) Time is slowly freeing up to get back into a routine that isn't work and sleep or renovate and sleep!
 So if you're looking for a Practical Frogg fix or want to see what weve been up to - have a look at the Practical Frogg Instagram or Facebook page! Just click on a photo and it should take you there!
See you soon!


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