When Agvocating Almost Made Me Sick

When Agvocating Almost Made Me Sick

I had a major week of milestones last week. I was interviewed for part of an article that I know appeared in the Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and Regina Leader-Post (that I’ve heard of). That lead to an interview on CBC Radio One’s Eyeopener show with David Gray and another radio interview on 770 AM with […]

Davison Orchards Pure Apple Juice

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Have you ever tasted REAL Apple Juice? The kind that shockingly tastes just like..well, apples! It is so different than the store bought taste that people often ask us, what is the secret to your great tasting apple juice? We give all kinds of answers about the geography of the area, and the fact that […]

Catch the Moment Week 41

Catch the Moment Week 41

Just one day to be a cat. That’s all I’m asking. My old man cat Miles. Little Clara darling on the very last day of harvest. She’s so quiet when she’s in her exersaucer, you don’t even remember she’s there! We made it to mom’s to celebrate Thanksgiving and Ethan was THRILLED with all his […]

Ethan is 2 Years Old!

2 Years

At exactly the time this blog post is published at 10:16 AM, 2 years ago your were born! On 10/16 at 10:16 we found out for the 2nd time “it’s a boy!” and we’ve been head over heels ever since! This is the last monthly update! For both my kids I have done monthly updates […]

Harvest ’14: Complicated

Harvest 14 Complicated

Harvest ’14 started on our farm August 12 when the first crop of yellow peas were going through the combines. We mark the start of our harvest not with the first swaths or when we desiccate the crops, but when the combining starts. Our harvest finished on October 9, and to do some math for […]

Catch the Moment Week 40

Catch the Moment Week 40

A few of my favourite photos this week…and two of my least favourite. What are the odds? Starting off the week with a portrait of Little Red! Ethan decided that just a couple weeks before he turns 2 he’s going to become very independent and start eating his oatmeal all by himself. He does a […]

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Anyone who knows me, knows that I love any kitchen ware, especially baking stuff, so I was thrilled to receive some free pre-conference swag from Nordic Ware. You will need: Nordic Ware All Seasons Heirloom Cookie Stamps Butter, softened Brown sugar White sugar Eggs Vanilla Flour Baking soda Baking powder Salt Preheat your oven to […]

Dear Starbucks: Please Don’t Cave to #OrganicMilkNext

Dear Starbucks Please Dont Cave To OrganicMilkNext

My Twitter feed was lighting up a storm yesterday with the #OrganicMilkNext campaign started by anti-GMO activist group GMOInside. They are going after Starbucks because: Starbucks is the largest coffee shop chain in the United States. By supporting conventional dairy operations, Starbucks is lending power to a destructive food system fueled by GMOs, factory farms, pesticides, […]

Chocolate Skor Trifle

Chocolate Skor Trifle

I had never made a trifle before, and of course when I think of trifle, I think of Rachel’s trifle. I am a huge Friends fanatic so I could hear Jennifer Aniston as Rachel in my head saying: “First, there’s a layer of ladyfingers, then a layer of jam, then custard—which, I made from scratch! Then […]

Keeping Imagination in Play

Keeping Imagination in Play

How many times have you seen kids playing with the box that a toy came in more than the toy itself? Kids naturally have such vivid imaginations when they play, I think it’s so important to not lose that and to encourage it! My boys’ favourite toys have always been trucks, tractors and trains. Braden, […]