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The Wood Stove

We live on 5 acres close to Winnipeg in Canada. The winters are brutal here! One of my favorite parts about the winter is our wood stove that warms our house. Every winter we go through approximately a cord and a half to two cords of wood to heat the house from late fall to… Continue reading The Wood Stove

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Harvest Time!

And the harvest season has begun at our house! Last week we had an unexpected frost that killed the plants in the garden so it was time to pull tomatoes, peppers, zucchini and cucumbers. We had a great growing year, however it never feels quite long enough! Dad has started canning the tomatoes and I'm… Continue reading Harvest Time!

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Our Farm On A Plate

Last night dinner came from our little farm! Everything except for the olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper was grown right here at home. We are very blessed to be able to do this, with a lot of hard work and a lot of love, the satisfaction to putting this meal on the dinner table… Continue reading Our Farm On A Plate

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Super Fluffy Pancakes

I made the fluffiest pancakes that I've ever made! Apparently using buttermilk instead of just souring your milk with vinegar actually works better, lol. The batter was beautiful and thick and they got even puffer in the pan! I'm enjoying my mistake of buying buttermilk instead of the baby's milk the other day. Its nice… Continue reading Super Fluffy Pancakes

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The Wonders Of Gardening

It's been about three weeks since we planted the garden and it's getting exciting as the seeds are all sprouting! Gardening blows my mind! I find it just mesmerizing watching your garden grow. Every morning I have to check it out and see what's new. It's that feeling of Christmas morning - every day. I'd… Continue reading The Wonders Of Gardening

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It Takes A Surprising Amount Of Caffeine!

It takes an incredible amount of caffeine for me to get through my day! I probably consume at least 10 cups of tea a day, I'm not a big fan of coffee but when needed an espresso shot will help too! The following is a doodle of an average day at my house with three… Continue reading It Takes A Surprising Amount Of Caffeine!