Catch the Moment Week 8

Catch the Moment Week 8

Day 50! Already! We’re almost in March…what?! This little cheeseball was photobombing my banana pineapple muffin pictures so I took advantage of his willingness to take a picture! The cousins came over to play and these two were fascinated with my grandma’s old stethoscope. Proud proud PROUD mommy moment seeing my boy play in his […]

Banana Pineapple Muffins

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I love homemade gifts and the last time I saw my friend Teresa she gifted me these delicious banana pineapple muffins! They were moist and delicious and the boys loved them, and that’s what matters the most. 1/3 cup canola oil ¾ cup sugar 1 egg ½ cup crushed pineapple 2 bananas, mashed 1 tsp vanilla 1½ cup […]

Twitter Tips: What To Do’s and What Not To Do’s

Twitter Tips- What To Dos and What Not To Dos

I think it’s no secret that I love social media. I check my Instagram feed more times a day than I’d like to admit, I try to share articles daily on my blog’s Facebook page to engage my readers, and I love connecting with people on Twitter the most. I’ve met a lot of amazing […]

Catch the Moment Week 7

Catch the Moment Week 7

We are lucky to be having a very bright and sunny February in Alberta. A welcome change from our usually winters in the deep freeze! The one and only time a year I make sugar cookies is for Valentine’s Day. One shape, one colour—easy as they can be. Afternoon lazies. Afternoon lazies the next day. […]

Ebelskiver Pancakes with Brown Sugar Sauce

EBELSKIVER PANCAKES

Every year on Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Tuesday, comes one of our favourite community traditions: gathering at the hall and devouring traditional Danish ebelskiver pancakes. Ebelskivers (or Æbleskivers, pronounced ebble-skeevers) are spherical pancakes of glory that are made in a special ebelskiver pan and they are served with a brown sugar whipping cream sauce that is devine! Our […]

Farming Wars are not Unlike Mommy Wars

Farming Wars are not Unlike Mommy Wars

One thing that was affirmed to me during the “toxic wheat” debacle that happened a few months ago, was that farming is a lot like parenting. Why? The way a farmer farms and the methods, technologies and products that a farmer uses are a very personal decision. It can be as simple as defending one’s tractor colours […]

Catch the Moment Week 6

Catch the Moment Week 6

Pizza night! One day, many years down the road they can be the ones doing this whole process. I really want to teach my boys to be self-sufficient in the kitchen beyond grilled cheese sandwiches, eggs and Kraft Dinner I’m “that mom” that has to take a picture of silly things like this that happen! […]

When Something Has to Give

When Something Has to Give

The art of saying “no”, would be an extension of the title of this post. Currently, my plate is very full. With a quite a few shifts at the hospital, all the work that I put into this blog, the efforts of coordinating blog posts, making graphics and being a big part of the social media […]

Braden’s 5th Super Mario Birthday Party

Super Mario Birthday Party

Braden is into a lot of different characters right now and when we were deciding what to do for his 5th birthday party, we went with a Super Mario birthday party as he really really enjoys playing Mario Kart on our old Nintendo 64 and he plays a couple of Super Mario games on his […]

Catch the Moment Week 5

Catch the Moment Week 5

Oh boy I’ve been falling behind in my weekly photos! Thursday is skating lesson days and now the kids are all practicing for the carnival at the end of the year. Braden is in the plaid coat. Some days Ethan requests to have a bath in the middle of the day. He LOVES his baths […]