Campfire Apple S’more Nachos


We're just got back from a weekend of camping and there was no shortage of grilling goodies over the fire. The flavour over a smokey fire is a memory of it's own for the kids to take into their adulthood but it's not just about flavour, it's about … [Read more...]

Family Fun Among Tranquility at The Resort at Cypress Hills Saskatchewan


  A few weeks ago my family of 6 visited one of our favourite vacation spots, Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan. As I mentioned in my post, Road Tripping to The Resort at Cypress Hills, fond memories keep bringing our family back to the location. … [Read more...]

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream


I love blueberries. Last year we planted a blueberry bush on our farm, hoping we'd have fresh blueberries for the picking this year, but it didn't make it through the winter. We will be replanting next year; for now we will enjoy our blueberries from … [Read more...]

New Baby Alpaca Joined the Farm Named

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If you're not following along on Instagram, you are missing out on some serious baby animal cuteness. Recently our very first baby Alpaca, a girl Cria, was born to Muffin and after a little birthing assistance, Mom and baby are perfectly healthy. … [Read more...]

Canadian Caesar Cocktail #CanadaDay


Canada Day is next week and among the fireworks and good food that most Canadians will be celebrating with a beverage or two, mocktail or cocktail. For Hubs and I, besides beer there is nothing more Canadian than a frosty Canadian Caesar. We don't … [Read more...]

Lemon Dill Marinated Veggies


Canada Day is coming up, as is Memorial Day for my American friends and family, and like many, I'm busy planning some of my favourite dishes for a backyard barbecue celebration. Most years we celebrate with fireworks, friends and good food; this year … [Read more...]

Spontaneous Family Travel on a Budget


With a large family, we don't get away on vacations as often as we used to. Larger, more detailed travel arrangements take some planning for itineraries, accommodations, family activities (that offer something for everyone) and  most of all, … [Read more...]

Road Tripping to The Resort at Cypress Hills #TLPFamilyTravel

The Resort at Cypress Hills Saskatchewan Family Travel

As a single mom of 3 little kids, I began looking for budget friendly family travel options that was in fairly close proximity to home, in case anything should happen. My first year as a single parent vacationing with my kids, I decided on Cypress … [Read more...]

Fueled for Farm Life #QualityEssentials


This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of CAPP.    Back in 2010 my husband and … [Read more...]

Strawberry Cheesecake Hand Pies

Strawberry Cheesecake Hand Pies

  Strawberries are one of my favourite fruits to use in recipes; they just seem to compliment recipes nicely. Today is national Strawberry Shortcake day. I love Strawberry Shortcake but I wanted to make something a little different to celebrate, … [Read more...]

Gourmet Mexican Fried Rice

Mexican Fried Rice

Weekdays run in hyper-drive around our house; we're busy with school activities or various other things and like many other families I look for healthy meals under thirty minutes to keep my family away from the draw of fast food. Fried rice is one of … [Read more...]

Veggie Egg Power Cups


It's no secret that I enjoy my carbs but lately I have been making a secret plan to  lose the carbs. Don't laugh; I'm being serious here. Okay, I know that losing all carbs is not entirely realistic but eating less carbs is doable, right? More … [Read more...]

Jalapeño Goat Cheese Burgers

Jalapeño Goat Cheese Hamurger Recipe

  Today we reached the temperature of 29 degrees Celsius by mid-morning. It's going to be a scorcher and I am not complaining. Days like these there is only one type of food I like to cook and that is barbecue. Barbecue is a cuisine all it's own … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: @DisneyCruise Returns to #Hawaii in 2015


  My parents are huge fans of Hawaii; they have gone several years in a row now for 3 to 4 weeks at a time. They are retired now and although they could venture to any other place in the world, they choose Hawaii every time. Growing up my … [Read more...]

Saskatchewan is Gold at the #TELUSCup

Saskatchewan Prince Albert Mintos Winning Goal National Midget Hockey Championship 2014

In Canada we are known for long winters with an abundance of hockey fans. Like many Saskatchewan kids, my son has been registered for hockey every year since learn to skate beginning at the age of 4 years (December baby). I remember the countless … [Read more...]