Category Archives: Gratitude

A long overdue day

It’s been a long time coming. My hubby and I have been so busy with life that we had become passing ships. Waving to each other as the days moved along. We are lucky enough that many of our activities … Continue reading

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True signs of warmer days to come and little kinks

I’ve said it many times before, but I dream of having my own little family of hens. Honestly, the laws around here a bit foggy and we are yet to get clear answers on whether or not we would get … Continue reading

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Today, I’m grateful for…

Our first spring garden harvest, oh what a feast it was. Wonderful doctors and health professionals, making sure that Little Man has the very best care possible during this very important journey.  Crafting time with Little Miss and a fairy … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day gift

Early Friday morning, although a chill was back in the air, we bundled up and heading out for our morning walk. Both the children have taken a great liking to our little hikes after breakfast, waking up with the sun … Continue reading

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Last year… looking back

I have very wise friends. Recently, I posted a little something about how discouraged I was with the lateness of Spring and the lingering cold. I was worried our garden season would suffer, worried about the lack of green everywhere … Continue reading

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Thank you Mother Nature…

  … For renewing our spirit, our hope and for giving us the most glorious Spring week-end! Wishing you all an amazing week! 

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Today, I’m grateful for…

kiddos that are just itching to get out the door at 7 am regardless of the weather. feathery moss hard at work, covering all the brown, making spring so lush. all the rain we got this week, pushing buds open, … Continue reading

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Sigh of relief

Sorry for taking so long to give news, I know so many of you are probably wondering if things went really badly. Rest assured, they didn’t. Things are quite wonderful actually, but our day did run away from us with … Continue reading

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The River (Part 2) – On the road and under the ice

About 3 times a year (maybe more now that we make our own bread), we take a trip East to La Seigneurie St-Roch-des-Aulnaies, a grain mill dating back to 1739 and still producing flour today. Why do we drive over … Continue reading

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Spring is truly here…

  I always know there is no turning back when the tomato seeds go in the dirt. When at first we are planting herbs and early spring greens like lettuces and kale indoors, we are still in the deep of winter. … Continue reading

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