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

Family Trip to Banff

{Family Trip to Banff} What a crazy season 2020 has been! Wading through this pandemic, with its restrictions, challenges and protective measures-- we are thankful to have seen this farm season through. Now it's time for a refresh. Each year we cap off the season with a celebration or a vacation of some sort. This year Denis and I decided on a weekend trip to Banff. A stay-in-the-province getaway to celebrate the completion of another successful season as a family. Gosh they worked hard this year! We all did. This little getaway was well deserved and just what our little fam-jam needed. Where did [...]

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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

 Life on the Farm

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 [...]

Family Trip to Banff

{Family Trip to Banff} What a crazy season 2020 has been! Wading through this pandemic, with its restrictions, challenges and protective measures-- we are thankful to have seen this farm season through. Now it's time for a [...]

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