Old Saskatchewan Barn Tour and Racoon Discovery


This summer has offered higher than normal temperatures and now we are seeing the highest rainfall we've seen in the previous 3 months combined. On this sunny day I took my distance from Hubs during his beehive checks to venture off into my in-laws … [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...]

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...]

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...]

I Have my Eyes on You, an Alpacas View

Alpaca Humour

This weekend we spent time with the animals, as we do many days. Weekends give us the chance to slow down, spend time together as a farming family and love life. Despite the temperamental weather we've been having lately, one day warm enough to wear … [Read more...]

#Felfies are the New Revolution


Yes, you read that right. #felfies or #felfie, as you see it, are the farm version of a #selfie and although that almost seems laughable, it's a serious revolution moving forward into 2014; serious.  If you take a look around on social media, you may … [Read more...]

Love is in the Air for Pork Chop

Love is in the Air for Pork Chop

Love is in the air this spring with this burly love bear hailing from Newfoundland.  Pork Chop sports a brindle coat, weighs 200 lbs (last time on the scale), has 5 years of experience in the ways of land, water and love and hosts a vigilant watch. … [Read more...]

How Fresh is Your Food #EatLocal

Eat Locally Grown Foods Farmers Feed Cities

When we're shopping at the grocery store for our family most of us don't think of the exact pinpoint location of where each vegetable, meat and produce we eat comes from.  We look at each fresh food for quality, colour and what seems to be a fresh … [Read more...]

Teacup Micro Pig Joins the This Lil Piglet Farm

Teacup Micro Pig

We had no intentions of getting another pig but lately we have become a refuge for animals.  I am not really a pig person, although I can't say I've ever really thought about it in those terms, but that is irrelevant.  I can tell you that after … [Read more...]

Not Tornado Alley but Close Enough

An eerie sunset before the storm comes in

Many of you who have been following along with my tweets and posts know that we recently had a few storms that luckily have went around us for the most part but were scary  and resulted in a little damage before they moved on.  We are not known for … [Read more...]

Twin Lambs Romeo and Juliette Join the Farm


We have new baby twin lambs on our farm, a male and a female.  Both lambs were born without assistance and were very healthy.  Momma ewe was vigilant over her babies and stayed with them in the barn for the first week before venturing back outside. … [Read more...]