Honey Dijon Beet and Egg Salad


  It's harvest time here on the farm. Combines were lined up for a sleepover at the edge of our yard site after a long day of work. The drivers had very quickly rolled the fields, harvesting the ripe lentil crop. We were equally as busy … [Read more...]

Herb and Cheddar Biscuits


It's a rainy day here on the farm. I'm not complaining. We've been suffering through a bit of a drought here on the prairies and any sign of a decent rain is reason to celebrate. With rain comes comfort food, at least for me. These Herb and Cheddar … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Honey is Good for Health


  Being a beekeeper is satisfying work. Like any type of farming, beekeeping has it's challenges, it's losses and it's setbacks to beekeepers but the rewards outweigh all of that. Luckily we haven't dealt with much loss and have had the … [Read more...]

Blueberry Fontaine Beverage


  We've had a long, hot and dry summer here on the prairies of Saskatchewan. The heat has us reeling for cold air, easy meals and refreshing drinks. My kids like to share in the summer treats and when we want a little flare to our beverage … [Read more...]

Blooming Onion Chipotle Wedges #FreshBBQ


  The summer is all about feeling the warm sunshine on your face, spending time with family and friends and indulging in some of our favourite backyard barbecue tasty eats. I don't know about you but when it's hot and sticky the last thing I … [Read more...]

Airport Budget Tips for Large Family Travel


  If you have a large family like I do, travelling by plane is not always an option due to cost. The flights alone are out of the budget, unless you plan far in advance and have a savings available. I personally live an hour from an … [Read more...]

Copycat Bonanza Chicken Monterey


My first job was as a Bonanza Restaurant drink girl, other than a newspaper route and babysitting. I spent many times after shift enjoying the salad bar and my favourite Chicken Monterey. I remember my job interview, I was so nervous but I landed the … [Read more...]

Canada Vacation Spots

Lake Superior Shoreline Ontario Canada

With summer here and school almost out, it is time to start enjoying family time. For most, this means a vacation! Canada is full of gorgeous landscapes, so it is a natural favourite for most! Here’s your chance to explore some of Canada’s most … [Read more...]

5 Minor Ailments a Pharmacist Can Treat


Around here the winter months are known for frolicking in the snow, hockey and cold season. I cannot tell you how many Doctor visits we've had since December, not counting the numerous Pharmacy visits we've had. Our local Shoppers Drug Mart has been … [Read more...]

Best Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes


After a few hot days here on the farm, the weather has turned windy and cold with promises of rain. We really need the rain this year but with the cooler damp weather we're inside more and craving comfort food. Baked Ham and Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes … [Read more...]

Saskatoon Berry Pie


    As a kid we spent a lot of time at the lake. Lazy summer days full of swimming, bonfires and hiking in the hills are my fondest memories of my childhood. Come July we would hike our way to the wild Saskatoon berry trees to … [Read more...]

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp


  This long weekend the family and I seeded our garden. Having freshly grown vegetables and fruit nurtured by your own hard work and sweat has meaning beyond words. It not only gives us the ability to feed our kids quality foods but make … [Read more...]