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How to Get Your Kids in the Garden–and Like it!

Every Mom who likes to garden dreams of getting their children into gardening. Wouldn’t it be nice to have your mini-me help you plant and tend the garden, and even pick the odd weed or two? Unfortunately, trying to garden with children often turns into a power struggle, or it’s

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This is Not How I Wanted To Announce My Pregnancy

This is not how I wanted to announce my pregnancy. I had hoped to do something cute.  Maybe the photo with the empty baby shoes, my son in a big brother shirt, or one of any other adorable ways to announce one’s pregnancy.  But I’ve also been struggling with secondary

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How to Make an Adorable Halloween Chick Costume

One of the things I love most about my son is that he’s not like everybody else.  In the last three years when I’ve asked him what he’s wanted to be for Halloween, he’s always come up with a unique answer.  And he never waivers in his choice either. Last

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Dear Mama with a One Year Old

Hi there, Here’s a cup of coffee my friend, because you certainly need it. I see you chasing after your little one and remember it well. You’re so in love with this little person but still oh. so. tired. Wasn’t the sleeplessness supposed to end sometime around 6-8 months?!?

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!