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Farm Life: New Youtube Video

Farm Life #farmlife

Want to see what #farmlife is all about? Here’s the sights and sounds of my farm.

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Travel Virtually With The Laguna Beach Web Cam

travel virtually Languna web cam

I’m back after a long hiatus of renovations, remodels, and adjusting to a farmhouse lifestyle. From getting used to pine instead of drywall to an invasion of mice that my lazy cats won’t seem to take care of, it’s been an adventure. But summer is looming, and with that summer vacation. We took a vacation from our regular California summer …

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Creating Farmhouse Style In The Kitchen

farmhouse-kitchen

Since Christmas I’ve been busy creating a farmhouse kitchen that would suit this little old farmhouse I live in. It’s been challenging, because the kitchen is actually really narrow. Although I gave away pretty much half of what I own to move here, I still had boxes and boxes of my favorite small appliances and kitchen gadgets to find a …

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Hello from the other side: our farmhouse renovation

farmhouse-renovation-canada

For the past few months I’ve been AWOL from my blog, and although I’ve posted a few times and alluded to how things were going after we moved from our 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom house into a tiny farmhouse, I’ve never gone into detail about what we had to do to get to where we are right now, a few …

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The real deal about a farmhouse reno

once upon a farm blog

The term farmhouse means different things in different situations. Where I grew up in central Canada, a farmhouse was something you built on your 4 quarters of land, and although it might of been old when you bought it, the harsh winters meant you better keep up with the foundation, the roof, and everything else if you didn’t want to …

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Dead things under my farmhouse

opossum-under-farmhouse

That’s a catchy title, isn’t it? Unfortunately for us, it’s also true. I’ve been writing about restoring the 1920’s farmhouse we bought a month ago, and after a lot of demo, we finally got to the part where we’ve hired someone to come in and level our floor. The house was actually sinking 3 inches in the front and 5 …

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Once upon a farmhouse renovation

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It’s been three weeks since we’ve moved onto the property we purchased and started this farmhouse renovation, and during that time we’ve uncovered a lot of things we had never seen and never heard of. I like to think of myself as a city girl who spent a lot of time on a farm in the summer, but I never …

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Once Upon A Farm Blog

once upon a farm blog

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of my summer vacation time on my grandparent’s farm. They owned 4 quarters near Watson, Saskatchewan, and it was a paradise for little kids. We ran through the fields in the summer and spent our winters attached on a car hood attached to the back of snow mobile. That farm had …

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Get Rolling With the Cortina SE Infant Travel System

Cortina SE Infant Travel System review

Whether you’re having your first baby or you 3rd, choosing a stroller isn’t an easy task. Because my kids were spaced far apart, I ended up buying a completely new travel system 3 times over. Why? To start, the technology behind infant car seats really improved over a few years, and I wanted to transport my baby as safely as …

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Want to make a difference in someone’s life? Consider donating your baby’s cord blood

In 2001 I had my first baby, and although it was a happy time for us, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of loss because one of the most important people in my life wasn’t there to share it with me. My cousin was 14 when she died in a car crash, and at the time I was just …

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