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Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

with Einkorn Flour and Chocolate Chips Zucchini bread is one of those saving graces for anyone who grows zucchini. Seriously. You plant a couple zucchini plants and for the most part you’re good. You enjoy your fresh zucchinis roasted, or zoodled, or in soups. But […]

Mom’s Mac & Cheese (part 2)

Mom’s Mac & Cheese (part 2)

Jump to Recipe More Mac & Cheese! Don’t pretend you aren’t okay with it. Seriously. It’s cold, there’s still going to be snow for a while. Eat mac & cheese. If you missed the first mac & cheese post you can check it out here. […]

Mom’s Mac & Cheese (part 1)

Mom’s Mac & Cheese (part 1)

Jump to Recipe Who doesn’t love mac & cheese? It’s gooey, it’s cheesy, it’s got to be one of the best comfort foods out there. Mac & cheese is a go to for me in the colder months, and I had never really thought too […]

Simple Overnight Sour Dough Bread

Simple Overnight Sour Dough Bread

Sourdough bread is one of the simple joys in life, don’t you think? I still remember the first sourdough I ever ate and how intensely i loved it right from the start. Since then I’ve continued to expand my knowledge and learn new dough recipes. […]

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

I love breakfast. I actually get a bit sad when I don’t get to enjoy my breakfast. And something that tends to prevent the enjoyment of breakfast is the reality that very few people have enough time in the mornings to be cooking a full […]

Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

We’re 18 months into our homesteading adventure. I can’t believe it’s been that long, and at the same time, it’s flown by. Some days I still come home and just stare at our little house and everything we’ve managed to accomplish. This journey has been […]

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 […]


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Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

Our 1st 18 Months on the Homestead

We’re 18 months into our homesteading adventure. I can’t believe it’s been that long, and at the same time, it’s flown by. Some days I still come home and just stare at our little house and everything we’ve managed to accomplish. This journey has been […]

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 […]