Tag Archives: winter

A week-end full of everything but blogging

Good morning all, I was supposed to sit down this week-end and really start writing down our plans for the gardens this year and all the lovely varieties we were going to grow, but the week-end got away from me … 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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Cold & Heat

We woke up to an inch of ice on the inside of the windows on the North-facing side of the house this morning. The sun wasn’t quite up yet, the temperatures a balmy -36’C (-33’F) with windchill and we were … Continue reading

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Welcome to Winter and the Light returning…

Yesterday was our first Winter Solstice… at least it felt like our first. It was a quiet and soulful day. Little signs everywhere that this path we’ve chosen is the one for us : Perfect snowy day, mild temperatures… We … Continue reading

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A day filled with making – Preparing for Winter Solstice and Christmas

Yesterday was so busy… but a good king of busy. We had 2 modes : WITH the kids and WHEN the kids were sleeping. 🙂 With the kids we… … made popcorn garlands for our Solstice Tree … baked vegan … Continue reading

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Slowing down, feeling good

So much fun! Here.  Best homemade clay recipe to date! My husband looked at me yesterday, as we were threading pony beads onto our latest homemade ornament project, and simply said : “It’s strange, but I feel so much more … 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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