Let’s Get Gardening!

Ahhh…summer. I’m so glad you’re almost here! Today it even felt like summer outside so you can be sure that we enjoyed and soaked in every ounce of “summer” that we could find today! In fact, we were soaking in the sun mostly while we were planting the garden. I love summer….but I also love gardening! This […]

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Gear up for Summer!

We’re so excited about the warmer weather that we can hardly contain our excitement! Just thinking about summer days at the park, camping, wiener roasts in the backyard and more is enough to make me fully plan out my garden and pull out all the summer gear! 😉 What about you? Do you share our […]

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Celebrating our Amazing Earth! ~ DK Canada

Spring has sprung and we are super excited to get back into the outdoors! After another winter of living in the cold, frozen prairies, I have to say that it was music to my ears when I heard the all the frogs croaking out in the field behind our house again. And the “orange-tummy” birds […]

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GrowOya ~ Porous Clay Irrigation Vessel

I have to say, when my GrowOya arrived in the mail all I wanted to do was go plant my garden!  Then a bit of depression crept up on me because, well, I live in Saskatchewan, Canada……and pretty much everything is still frozen here.  So I got creative and planted some (hopefully soon to be) […]

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Fresh & Flavorful! ~ GIVEAWAY!

When it comes to delicious savory foods, there are a few “secret” ingredients that I love to throw in to add some extra delicious flavors to our meals. Now, they’re really not that secret, but most recipes that I add them to don’t call for these ingredients…yet they always turn out to be more flavorful […]

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An Anti-Bug Summer ~ GIVEAWAY!

I love every single part of summer – except for one thing…the mosquitos, horseflies, ticks or any other bugs that like to bite me and my family! Those little creatures I could do without…unfortunatly they don’t think they can do without us so that means we need to find our own ways to keep the […]

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Dressed-Up for Summer

If you’ve been around here long enough, I’m sure you’ll know that my favorite season of the year is summer. I love it. I love the garden season, wearing all those summer clothes again, the hot weather…and well, I could do without the mosquito’s but I will take them if it means that summer has […]

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Raincoast Books – The Perennial Matchmaker ~ Giveaway!

I love flowers. My husband may be forbidden from buying me flowers for *those* occasions, (I worked at a couple flowers shops and know the mark-up for *those* occasions! Ha!) but I do love me some flowers! Some day I dream of having my yard filled with flowers, of having a little fairy garden and […]

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Gardening for Kids! ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of the summer activities that I always look forward to in spring is gardening! I grew up working alongside my parents in the garden and although I didn’t necessarily enjoy it very much as a kid, it must’ve “grown on me” somehow because now, when spring arrives each year, I’m thrilled about having my […]

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The Complete Root Cellar Book!

I grew up on a farm and my Mom always had a large garden and we enjoyed garden goods all winter long. There’s nothing quite like home grown veggies and potatoes straight from the ground to the table! While my Mom never had a “root cellar”, the house I grew up in was an early […]

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