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Show you love animals with a WWF-Canada symbolic adoption

WWF-Canada symbolic adoption kit

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love animals. It’s why I ended up on a farm with llamas, goats, alpacas, and chickens. This year I’m going to take that love of animals and share it will everyone I know by helping out wildlife in Canada through a WWF-Canada symbolic adoption at wwf.ca/shop . Why symbolically adopt wildlife in …

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Visit Ronald Reagan Presidential Library On Your California Road Trip

Visit Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

I don’t remember much from when Ronald Reagan was President, but I did recall a few things before I decided to visit the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library with my kids on our latest California road trip. Elementary-school-me thought he was funny, he reminded me of my Grandpa, and that he was possibly the strongest person in the world beyond Superman …

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Westcoast Road Trip To Disneyland, 2017 edition

road trip to disneyland 2017

Over the past 8 years I’ve been taking a two to three week summer road trip to Disneyland with my family of six. Do you know the most important thing I’ve learned? The difference between a road trip and a really long drive isn’t the hours you put in on the road; it’s the stops you make along the way. …

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Road Trip to Salem, Oregon For The Total Solar Eclipse 2017

total solar eclipse salem oregon

If you’re interested in all things celestial or you’re just heading down the I5 for a road trip to California in August, you may want to spend a day in Salem, Oregon. That’s where, on August 21st, you’ll be able to witness the total solar eclipse. This is the first time in 99 years the USA will be treated to …

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Arlo Pro Review for Best Buy Plug In

arlo pro review

Have you seen my Arlo Pro review? It’s so crazy to watch this video when we’re in the middle of summer, but if you’re in the market for an Arlo camera take a look. My favourite part is when I caught the coyote roaming my yard.  

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California road trip from Vancouver: 2017

california road trip

I’m not sure if anyone noticed, but I had taken a leave of absence from the blog for awhile. We had just moved to the farm, were knee deep in renovations, and something had to give before I cracked up. Now that my reno is almost done, I’ve got a farm yard full of animals, and I’m pretty happy with …

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DIY Coffee Bar In A Farmhouse Kitchen

diy coffee bar do it yourself

Having a coffee bar is a big deal these days. I’m a dedicated coffee fan so I knew when I was building my kitchen (thank you Ikea) I would be adding a DIY coffee bar to one wall. Given that it’s one of the smallest kitchens you’ve ever seen, I knew adding that spot just for coffee was going to …

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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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