Garden chat, pussy willows, and Louisa May Alcott’s cheery perspective on everyday things.

It’s spring again here in Alberta (well, getting there anyhow)! What a grand time for a fresh start on old projects, and an emphasis on all things green and growing. Mum’s been at it again with the seed catalogues, and she’s ordered plenty of staple vegetables as well as fun floral mixes. It’s going to …

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Happy Easter and news from Loving Your Home!

HAPPY EASTER! and news from Loving your home 8 months is a long time! What has been happening with Loving Your Home you might ask…… First of all, HAPPY EASTER. Christ is Risen, Alleluia! We are so grateful, blessed, and joyful for this Easter Season to be upon us! These last few months we’ve had …

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It Couldn’t Be Done …..yet you did it!

Today’s post isn’t about solutions for your home, rather I’d like to encourage and inspire you! Winter can be long in Alberta, or wherever you live, and challenges abound around us all, yet life is beautiful. There is so much to be joyful and hopeful about and I’d like to point us all in that …

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Fall Harvesting and a few ideas for filling up your pantry

How did your garden turn out this year? Was it what you hoped it would be? Maybe more than you’d planned? Or maybe less than you planned? Either way whatever you harvested is such a blessing! And for those foods you don’t grow, there are always local farmers who have an abundance of items they …

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Gardening – Part Two….Planning, Planting, and Preparing the Abundant Harvest

Spring planting and preparing the harvest……planning the two together. My how time goes by fast and it is already a week past the May long weekend; almost the 1st of June! Typically we think of having finished planting the garden by now…..or not! In our case here in Central Alberta it is the rare occasion …

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Cutting Up a Turkey in 5 Simple Steps: It’s Easier Than You Think!

The thought of cutting up a whole turkey was rather daunting for me, to say the least! Maybe many of you already feel competent at this and I’d love to hear your pointers in the Comment section! Cutting up a chicken seemed like a big deal to me, though, and then the idea of cutting …

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