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Leftover Rice Pudding

Let’s talk about leftovers…. A couple of nights ago making dinner we were at the end of our Costco sized bag of rice. So we made what was left to free up more space in our pantry. Let’s just say it was a little more than we had anticipated! After finishing up dinner where rice …

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Saskatoon Impossible Pie

On slow winter days, when the cold outside has you stuck inside, I find myself with the need to keep my hands busy. Wallace is so much fun in the kitchen, pulling up her chair to the counter to help stir whatever is in the mixing bowl, taste testing as we go along. So, it …

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A Homestead for the Season

Upcycled Gingerbread Village If you are a Pinterest browser like me, then you’ve more than likely fallen down the Holiday Rabbithole that is your feed right now. All the tasty treats, fun crafts and decor ideas can be found through mindless scrolling. I have a whole board dedicated to the season! When I saw the …

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A Homestead for the Season

Homemade Bailey’s Irish Cream Tis the season to be jolly….and if that means you need a little boozy coffee to get you there, well there will be no judgment from me! This time of year another of our favourite recipes to get out is for Homemade Bailey’s Irish cream. Super simple to make in the …

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A Homestead for the Season

Making Cinnamon Ornaments Oh hey, remember us?! It has been way too long since we’ve interacted on the blog, and well, life has just been busy! But what better time to hope back on here and share some fun activities, just in time for the holidays. The other day my husband walked into the house …

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A Swarm in May

A swarm of bees in May, is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June, is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July, isn’t worth a fly. Proverbial Beekeeping saying It’s a warm spring day in the apiary, the sun is shining down on busy hives and worker bees …

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A First Bee-Day

Can someone please tell me where in the world a whole year has gone?! I blinked and the next thing I know, there’s this little person standing in front of me and my baby is gone. I still can’t believe we have a one year old in the house. One full year around the sun …

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Yesterday is Heavy, Put it Down

It’s been a while since we’ve had a blog update, and if I’m being honest, I just haven’t felt inspired to write over the last couple of months. The world has felt extra heavy lately. I am not a news watcher, in fact no news channels are allowed on in this house when we’re all …

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Bits & Bites and Everything Nice

Jump to Recipe I always wonder why Bits & Bites only make an appearance in our household come Christmastime. Then, I pull them warm from the oven and their salty scent fills the kitchen, and it isn’t long before straying hands are reaching into the roaster and sampling the goods. And then we just can’t …

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Through Winter Eyes

Look at winter With winter eyes As smoke curls from rooftops To clear cobalt skies. – Douglas Florian I wake to the dark of a new day, stirring between warm bed sheets as the baby monitor beside me crackles to life, little snippets of sound from a waking babe. I reluctantly pull off the down …