Motivational · Year of Joy

Year of Joy: June

I can’t believe we’re halfway through the year 2016 already – the first six months have flown by. June is not only the beginning of summer but also my birthday month, so that means I should have even more to be joyful about this month. Let’s get started! June brings my favourite season – summer.… Continue reading Year of Joy: June

Motivational · Ramblings

Summing up a challenging first half

It’s June 23, 2014. As we approach the mid-year mark, I find myself reflecting on the first half of 2014. If I wanted to sum up this time in my life in one word, I’d choose “challenging.” For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been unusually… Continue reading Summing up a challenging first half

Food · Recipes

A Different Kind of Pizza

Pizza for dessert? Why not! For my mom’s 60th birthday recently we made fruit pizza rather than a traditional birthday cake. It’s the perfect time of year for this delicious dessert as there’s lots of fresh fruit available. And this is a great way to incorporate some fruit into your dessert. For our two fruit… Continue reading A Different Kind of Pizza

Farm Life · Fun Stuff · Ramblings

60 years and counting: Happy Birthday to my best friend!

The more I grow, the more I realize that my mom is the best best friend that I ever had. PS, I love my mom I came across these words the other day on Pinterest and I thought it was very fitting for me and my mom as we celebrate her 60th birthday today. My… Continue reading 60 years and counting: Happy Birthday to my best friend!

Fun Stuff · Ramblings

My Next 31 Years

I officially survived my first year as a 30-something-year-old. Today I turn 31. Sometimes I find myself wondering, “where did the past 31 years go?” It seems like just yesterday I was living the idyllic life of a carefree farm kid. But those days are long gone. 31 years later I find myself living and… Continue reading My Next 31 Years

Agriculture · Fun Stuff · Motivational · Ramblings

Looking Back on Twenty Twelve

The other day while driving to work with my favourite Cowtown country music station turned up, the Christmas songs ended and the announcers came on and started talking about something that made my ears perk up. They were talking about being thankful. While it seems like every time we turn on the news, we are… Continue reading Looking Back on Twenty Twelve

Fun Stuff · Motivational · Ramblings

Enjoying the Ride

The other day I was flipping through my old CD collection when I came across this 2006 Sugarland CD called Enjoy the Ride. I couldn’t help but think about how appropriate the CD title is as I reflect on the past 30 years of my life. I have certainly enjoyed the ride that has been… Continue reading Enjoying the Ride