Category Archives: Food

Taking companion planting a bit more seriously – Guest Post

Oh March, how you bring out the dreamer in me… My daughter keeps looking at me saying “Mom, I miss Summer.” To which I reply “But in Summer, all our seeds will be planted! How about we start with Spring?” … Continue reading

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Banana-Coconut pancakes – Gluten-Free & Vegan

In our home, pancakes are their own food group. We make them healthy, we make them decadent, we make them sweet, we make them savory… Anything works in form of a pancake! So when you have little ones that are … Continue reading

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Cold and more cold…

It was another one for the books this week-end. Temperatures ranging from – 18’C (0’F)┬áduring the day to -38’C (-36’F) at night made the inside seem so much more pleasant than anything going on outside. Seems February is starting out … Continue reading

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Another quiet week…

… and we are enjoying every moment.   I didn’t take many pictures this week. I guess I was too busy, which is good right? There was a lot of baking and making, hearty meals for our hungry stomachs and … Continue reading

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Wonder, growth, promise and happy surprises…

Do you ever have those days when all you can think is “my life is amazing!”? I didn’t use to have many of those… I use to live a life plagued by attachment to the past, worry about the future … Continue reading

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Quiet and living on dinner rolls

I’ve been quiet this week, I know. And I honestly don’t have any other excuse than it’s been a really quiet week. So one inspired the other and words didn’t really come. We’ve enjoyed evenings filled with crafts and walks … Continue reading

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Warm and slow Sunday

We were on the road much of the day yesterday. A round trip to Montreal for a little bit of Christmas shopping and some time with my sister and our niece. We are so lucky to have little people that … Continue reading

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