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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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Beets for the winter?

Today I pulled beets from the garden, and for the first time I have about a hundred left over after cooking with them all summer. I'm not sure how I should prepare them for the winter.  I've read about storing them in a box with sand, freezing cooked beets, or canning, I don't want to… Continue reading Beets for the winter?

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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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Little Quiches

Over the weekend we got to go to a neighbouring farm for a pig roast. My little boy got to ride a horse for the first time and he loved it! Everybody brought a dish, so I brought some little quiches made from day fresh eggs and garden veggies. I made the crust from scratch… Continue reading Little Quiches

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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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Fun On The Farm

Our little farm is definitely our little piece of paradise. Yesterday the animals were so playful, glad I could get some pictures of it. Our two goats, Beer and Larry, have become such good buddies it warms my heart. Our puppy loves to run laps around the property, such a happy puppy, he cracks me… Continue reading Fun On The Farm