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Golden Glazed Beets

Golden Glazed Beets

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. This past summer, I had the pleasure of diving head first into the local community gardening scene.  And by […]

Christmas Cookies Part II

Christmas Cookies Part II

Welcome back for another installment of my Christmas cookie adventure with Little Miss! And what an adventure it turned out to be!  This week’s cookies turned out AMAZING!  Despite the flour mishap and over blending the ingredients. Yeah, that little mishap. We tend to follow […]

Pumpkin Spice Blend 5 Ways

Pumpkin Spice Blend 5 Ways

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. I love it when I can use or adapt family recipes on a healing diet.  Food is so much […]

Christmas Cookies Part I

Christmas Cookies Part I

As I’m writing this, Christmas is but 12 weeks away.  Crazy how that sneaks up on you! Christmas last year was a bit of a tough one for us.  We had just moved and didn’t know anyone.  Scott’s new job (the reason for our move […]

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

Your Great-Grandmother’s Gatorade

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. We have had a very hot, dry summer here in Central Alberta this year.  Hot and dry enough that […]

AIP for the Breastfeeding Mum

AIP for the Breastfeeding Mum

For many of us, our children inspire us to do better, to be better. We want to give them the very best of ourselves, mind and body. Having Little Miss join our family has made that all too real for me. I’m so glad I […]

5 Reasons Why I Love Breastfeeding a Toddler

5 Reasons Why I Love Breastfeeding a Toddler

This time last year, Little Miss was still a helpless, dependent, exclusively-breastfed little squish.  The stress surrounding her birth weight and weight gain were a much more recent memory, and I was just starting to get confident enough in my ninja nursing skills to nurse […]

When Reintroductions Go Right (and a recipe)

When Reintroductions Go Right (and a recipe)

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Nothing says summer like a frosty margarita, complete with fresh-squeezed lime juice.   There’s just something about the sweet […]

What the Health, a [vegan] film review

What the Health, a [vegan] film review

I found this a thoughtful response to the recent “What the Health” stir. Ethically- and sustainably-sourced meat and other animal products play a very important role in supporting health and healing (as do a varied and broad selection of vegetables and fruits)!

Tongue Fried Rice

Tongue Fried Rice

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Of all the offal I’ve eaten, I have never worked up the courage to try tongue.  It seems such […]