7 Days To Your Best Sour Dough Starter

Recently Kevin and I have taken up the challenge of making our own bread. Bread isn’t something that we use a lot of in our house so it unfortunately usually goes bad. I know I know, bad llama, I shouldn’t be so wasteful, but we are working to fix it and that’s the important part!…

Planning our Garden

I think some people would say that our family likes to grow things…my dad especially! So When I said, “hey we’re going to move to a large property and start growing and making our own food”. You can just imagine the excitement of getting to plan the garden. As these winter months will seem to…

Our First Sausages – Jalapeno Cheddar Pork Sausage

I mentioned in a previous post about our new community at the homestead property and how delighted we were to find people of similar interests. One of those interests happened to include making your own sausages and we have been so thrilled that even when we go to the local grocery stores to have a…

Pet First Aid

Our pets are part of our family, and just like we keep medications and first aid equipment for our human family members it is also a smart plan to have the same basics available for your pet. For the sake of this article, I will be focusing on and using Dog first aid but these…

Cedar, We Have A Problem

A few weekends ago for those of you who follow us on Instagram and Facebook may have seen me posting about us taking out some of our cedar trees. I had a few comments on why we were doing this so I thought I would give a few reasons why we want to take out…

Uber Burgers

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls! Come one come all as we revolutionize the way you will make burgers forever!   This may be a bit of an exaggeration but this is how I felt when I first had this recipe Kevin came up with. In all fairness, I don’t think I have had my…

Meet The Neighbours

How much fun is it to make new friends?? This is kind of a continuation of our True North Community post but I am so excited about this and it just happened that I can’t wait to share with you guys! Last night while we were cooking up a beautiful pork tenderloin on the charcoal…

Walking Adventures on the Homestead

About a week ago now we took our first official walk on our new land. The amazing one and Dash our 1-year-old Shiba Inu and I took to the trails (wow that’s a lot of T’s). It was a much warmer day than today and we say some strange things…Like a snake out in the…

The True North Community

For those of you who are following our journey you now that we have moved recently, I’m sure I have begun to annoy you with my constant reminders of it but I promise it is almost over! For those of you that are just joining us, Welcome! And yes, we just moved you can read…

Year One Plans for the Homestead

One of the main questions we have to sit down and ask ourselves which is not an easy one, for anyone. What are our wants and our needs for this property? Of course, this comes with a few hundred thousand follow up questions but I don’t want to bore you with those. Our goal for…