It’s the little things 

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It hit me like a ton of bricks.  An ‘aha’ moment of sorts.  I picked up my new book to begin reading and the opening line “What we do everyday matters more than what we do once in a while.”

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Back to pounding the pavement! 


So it’s been an exciting last couple of months for me. In January I made the decision to join my families greenhouse business staff. My parents started Huron Ridge Acres the year before I was born. The greenhouse has always

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Adventures in Renovating


So as most of you probably know, my husband Chris & I have been living in pretty much a constant state of renovations for about 21 years now.  We bought our first house in 1995 … 6 weeks after we

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Happy Gluten Free Birthday


This weekend while Rachael was home from UWO we celebrated her 19th Birthday.  It’s hard to believe this sweet girl is so grown up already.  Time certainly flies. We couldn’t be more proud of her and all she has already

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Adventures in GeoCaching

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I don’t know what rock I’ve been hiding under, but up until about 3 months ago I had never heard of geocaching.  I’ve got to assume I’m not the only person who hasn’t heard of it yet… so let me

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Have your kids started using the “B” word?  


It’s the second week of school holidays… And I’m sure I’m not alone in frustration of hearing kids say they are bored.  Well  perhaps I should rephrase that.  My kids don’t actually tell me they are bored until I take

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How does your garden grow?


In the last 24 hours I have eaten a smorgasbord of fresh produce from my garden and it’s technically not even summer yet!  Asparagus, beet tops, kale, strawberries and even broccoli are starting to be ready to eat! You can’t

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Rhubarb Cream Pie – A little slice of heaven


My husband Chris is certainly not a picky eater.  Quite the contrary actually.  He just doesn’t (or I should say didn’t) like rhubarb pie.  I wanted to give it a try though… convinced I could make one that would meet his

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Flaky Light Pastry the Secret to an Amazing Pie!

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So I know I’ve posted about adopting a healthier lifestyle and eating better.  Which I truly have, so I’m sorry if this post seems a bit out of place.   As important as this is to me, I certainly do

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