Wordless Wednesday: Enjoying the fruits of your labor

There's nothing more satisfying than eating healthy food that you have grown or raised yourself. Summer on the Prairies is a time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. After toiling in the garden - planting, weeding, tilling, watering (not this year on our farm) - it's finally time to reap the rewards. I love biting into a crisp... Continue Reading →


Recipe: Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins

Raspberries are a summer treat in Manitoba. They are one of my favorite kinds of berries. So today I'm sharing a raspberry muffin recipe with you. I usually make these at least once a summer with fresh raspberries but you can also use frozen raspberries. Just like with the strawberries my mom and I picked earlier this... Continue Reading →

Relishing homemade relish

Yesterday was my mom's birthday. My mom is an outstanding farm wife and mother. She knows her way around the kitchen. There are many foods that she is known for making very well. One of these is her homemade relish. So today I've decided to share her relish recipe with you and show you the step-by-step process. She and I... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: East Coast Scenery

As I mentioned in my birthday blog post (https://ruralrouteramblings.wordpress.com/2011/06/23/birthday-reflections/) I have been fortunate to experience many parts of this great big world. And I recently returned from yet another exciting adventure. This time my journeys led me to Canada's beautiful east coast where I visited the Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday: Bloomin’ beauty

For this Wordless Wednesday I'm sharing a few photos of beautiful flowers. Some of these flowers are my mom's at the farm and some are mine at my condo. Red is my favorite color so I often choose bright red flowers. Unfortunately I only have a tiny plot to plant flowers in at my condo.... Continue Reading →

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