LIFE + FAMILY + PURSUITS

Making it work, and finding joy and inspiration in the middle of it all.

Balancing it all– Farm, Family + Pursuits

{Balancing it all-- Farm, Family + Pursuits} Balancing farm, family, and personal pursuits is a puzzle at times. Trying to get all these separate and individual pieces fitting together in just the right way so they form a working picture can be a challenge. There are definitely times where our kids don’t feel like being a part of things or helping out. There are times when Denis or I are tired and just need a break. There are times when things go sideways and not the way we'd counted on. Yet, in all of that, we have found some strategies that go a long way to [...]

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I’m Andrea– farmgirl, food lover, artist, creative, and momma of 5.

A little sophistication and a little wild, I love lashes, dirty jeans, poetry, capturing rural life, and working alongside my farmer hubby on our market garden farm in the wild Alberta prairies…
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Spotlight // latest recipes

Carrot + Lentil Granola

{Carrot + Lentil Granola} How about a wholesome, warmly spiced breakfast option with those garden [...]

Pickled Red Onion

{Pickled Red Onions} Ever wondered about those tangy, coloured strands that seemed to be adding [...]

“The sunrise of course, doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it.” – Gene Amole

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DIY Yarn Extensions

{DIY Rope Braids with Yarn} One of the ways we like to do Faith's hair is with yarn extensions. Weaving in strands of acrylic yarn adds some length and colour for something different a couple times a year. This past weekend she asked me for 'candy cane' hair for the holidays-- so I spent an evening twisting in some bright red and white. Want to do it too? See how below. It's fun to learn [...]

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DIY Yarn Extensions

{DIY Rope Braids with Yarn} One of the ways we like to do Faith's hair is with yarn extensions. Weaving in strands of acrylic yarn adds some length and colour for something different a couple times a [...]

Balancing it all– Farm, Family + Pursuits

{Balancing it all-- Farm, Family + Pursuits} Balancing farm, family, and personal pursuits is a puzzle at times. Trying to get all these separate and individual pieces fitting together in just the right way so they [...]

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