lunch dates with the farmer

number one reason I would never homeschool… out of a list of 87 reasons… the farmer and I would have no peaceful lunch dates anymore… (#2 was the fact that I would kill my children… murder them… if they couldn’t get to me first) this is no criticism of homeschooling by any means…  there are so […]

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coconut milk cauliflower soup

here in Canada there are winter months where cauliflower is so expensive you have to omit other groceries from your shopping list… just to get this item you need for your countless recipes that contain cauliflower… this tasteless vegetable with very little nutritional value is basically in every recipe you see…  and it is pricey! […]

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elk and bean sloppy joes with crispy sweet potato fries

“life is unpredictable,  It changes with the seasons, Even your coldest winter, Happens for the best of reasons,  And though it feels eternal,  Like all you’ll ever do is freeze, I promise spring is coming, And with it, brand new leaves.” -e.h. winter on the farm is dark and lonely…  but in a way that […]

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ten simple steps to ruin your family vacation 

upon reflection of our family Christmas vacation to Costa Rica, the farmer and I have come to the conclusion that family vacations are similar to giving birth…  you swear you’ll never do it again and next thing you know you are up in the middle of the night with a child wondering how you could […]

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