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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Gardening for beginners….and the rest of us too!

Stress free gardening: or think of it as how to garden and have fun too! Gardening can bring about thoughts of pretty flowers, strolling along rows of lush greenery, scented herbs wafting about and inspiring lovely salads and soups for your family dinner table, baskets of fresh produce……..or it can bring about feelings of anxiety, …

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From Homesteading to World Traveller to Family farming

Hello! I am so glad you are here! My name is Cindy and I have a passion for education and encouraging others. I grew up homesteading and cooking big meals on my family sheep farm. Cooking a full meal, baking, and cleaning up the mess was something I did from a very young age; while …

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