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DIY Hanging Window Planter

DIY Hanging Window Planter

It’s January! It’s cold, dark and we can’t be out in the garden digging in the dirt! This time of year gets to me, so I’m always trying to find ways to satisfy my green thumb. This year, I wanted to finally get some new […]

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

Living waste free is something that we’ve been working towards in our house for a few years. We aren’t by any means fully waste free, but every goal starts with baby steps. The waste free lifestyle is becoming more common in daily life. And it […]

The Basics of Pressure Canning

The Basics of Pressure Canning

Canning is one of my favourite methods for preserving foods. But not everything is suitable to be canned using the traditional water bath method. Water bath canning restricts your preservation options to acidic foods. So unless you water to make a jam, jelly or pickle […]

Duck Prosciutto

Duck Prosciutto

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making your own charcuterie, it’s good to start small. If you got too big right out of the gate, there’s a risk you’ll get frustrated and give up. As with so many things, it’s easy to […]

Mushroom & Kale Gallette

Mushroom & Kale Gallette

We’re nearly into December and the urge to curl up with a hot drink and some comfort food has hit me hard this year. Anyone else? Oh good, I’m glad I’m not alone! If you’re reading the title and wondering what the heck a Gallette […]

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Who doesn’t love pumpkin pie? It’s one of those wonderful foods that we wait all year for, and really marks the coming of Autumn. I know pumpkin pie spiced things get a bad rep these days, but regardless of your feelings on the spice mixture, […]

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic lover like so many people are! All it takes is time and patience, and you can grow an abundance of garlic in your own backyard. […]

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Samosa

I love hand held food, especially when it’s filling enough to fuel my body as well as these samosas. These little pastries are pack full of buttery leeks, spiced sweet potatoes and hearty black beans. Making them a great snack or addition to a meal. […]

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Herb & Goat Cheese Ball

Goat cheese is such a great type of cheese. It is delicious all on it’s own, and it can be dressed up for even the fanciest of meals. It is always a go to on my list of recipes for when I am short on […]


Homesteading Fun

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

10 Easy Ways to Start Living More Waste Free

Living waste free is something that we’ve been working towards in our house for a few years. We aren’t by any means fully waste free, but every goal starts with baby steps. The waste free lifestyle is becoming more common in daily life. And it […]

The Basics of Pressure Canning

The Basics of Pressure Canning

Canning is one of my favourite methods for preserving foods. But not everything is suitable to be canned using the traditional water bath method. Water bath canning restricts your preservation options to acidic foods. So unless you water to make a jam, jelly or pickle […]

Duck Prosciutto

Duck Prosciutto

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making your own charcuterie, it’s good to start small. If you got too big right out of the gate, there’s a risk you’ll get frustrated and give up. As with so many things, it’s easy to […]

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Harvesting & Storing Leeks

Leeks are one of my favourite vegetables, and growing my own is such a pleasure. They’re one of those veggies that you can plant and basically just leave to their growth. In this quick post I want to go through how to harvest and store […]

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is possibly one of the coolest things to do in your vegetable garden. Especially if you’re a garlic lover like so many people are! All it takes is time and patience, and you can grow an abundance of garlic in your own backyard. […]