have you ever compared yourself to Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson and I share a birthyear…  1979…  that’s not where the comparisons end… blonde – check… three kids (2 boys and 1 girl) – check… amazing mothers (her’s a strict Buddhist and mine a strict Christian) – check…  love for stretchy, yoga style clothing – check… this is where the comparisons start to take […]

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need any help?

the farmer got upset with his oldest son who is driving the grain cart for not helping combine drivers clean their headers out…  he was just telling him the other night how it is his job as a cart driver to get out and help them… so yesterday, my sixteen year old, trying to be […]

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Grandma Swan Week

the best cook I have ever met has to be the farmer’s Grandma Swan… she created two cookbooks and handed them down to all of her children and grandchildren… I even have copies to give my children someday… so I decided this week to only use her recipes in my meals to the field and […]

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…as Apple Pie

my grandma made pie making look easy… her and my grandpa ran a restaurant in Three Hills, Alberta that was called ‘The Coffee Break’… I was still in Elementary school when they had it so my memories of it are a bit foggy, but the pies I witnessed her make have always stayed in my […]

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greek chickpea salad, beef & broccoli and rhubarb cornmeal pie

after having six conversations yesterday…  which was six more than I had participated in for most of the week… I came to the conclusion that moms are stressed out right now… I only talked to women so I have no idea the stress level men are at…   farming 18 years ago was romantic…  harvest […]

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