Tag Archives: cooking

Saturday Garden Inspiration – June 6, 2015

Sharing a little glimpse of my garden that makes me happy. Wishing you a very peaceful day. Once again this year, I’ll be sharing little glimpses of our gardens. Although so much is growing all the time, there is always a little moment … 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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Mid-holidays hellos

Time seems to have slowed down to a crawling pace and we are reveling in it. Although my poor husband has to make an appearance at work for a few days, we still enjoyed several days with him and will … 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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Lime-ginger vinaigrette – Onion and Garlic Free

Good evening all. I hope you had a wonderful week-end. I love Asian food. I don’t know if I ever mentioned. But with not eating anything from the Allium family, going out for Asian is completely out of the question. … Continue reading

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14615 days…

That is how many days will have gone by since my birth when I wake up tomorrow morning. Strange to think about it in days instead of years. You easily loose track of a year, how quickly it goes by. … Continue reading

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Crafty Q & A Blog Hop

So last week, the wonderful Kim from Mothering with Mindfulness tagged me in a Blog Hop Q & A that I’ve been itching to respond to. If you don’t know her blog, you really should! Took me a few days to … Continue reading

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First round of colds

It was just a few degrees above freezing when we all woke up from a harsh night sleep this morning : 3 out of 4 of us seem to have caught our first seasonal bug. Poor super dad, my angel, … Continue reading

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Big purchases – Big steps towards a more self-sufficient life!

In preparation to building our new homestead, I’ve been reading Jill Winger’s E-book “Your Custom Homestead“. I had already been enjoying her blog, The Prairie Homestead, so much that I figured her book might be just what we needed to … Continue reading

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Portobello mushroom gravy – Vegan (Onion and Garlic Free)

I don’t know how many of you are familiar with a dish called “Poutine”. For many french Canadians, poutine is considered a national dish of some sort. In its best form, we are talking homemade thick cut french fries, gravy … Continue reading

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