This past weekend, Blaine and I and his mom and dad attended a lovely wedding in Flamborough, Ontario. The groom is a friend and co-worker of Blaine’s, as well as Blaine’s dad, and we had been looking forward to the celebration since our invitation arrived in the mail. The now newlyweds chose The Earth to … More Looking for a wedding venue? Read this
Anyone who has been diagnosed with a chronic illness of any sort is arguably aware of the countless frustrations that accompany it. Chronic illness can occur in a variety of forms and diagnoses, both in a mental and physical sense, and while different types of chronic illness do differ in regard to their severity, one … More Navigating through chronic illness
Now that Blaine and I are far more settled in our home than we were a few weeks ago, I’ve started giving some thought to home decor and how exactly I would like to begin dabbling in the creative process of decorating. I shouldn’t say I’m just beginning this creative journey, I suppose; a few … More What is your ~aesthetic~?
When you work on a farm, it is safe to say that you tend to work rain or shine, to a reasonable extent. Unless the weather is so drastic it is actually preventing you from getting farm work done, the work continues as farming and agriculture are rather time-sensitive. While it makes sense that farm … More Tips for working in extreme heat
Last weekend, I got together with my bridesmaids to celebrate my bachelorette. Blaine and I are getting married in less than three weeks, so shit is getting very real now. That’s not to say shit hasn’t been real for the last eight years I’ve been with Blaine. I figured I should clarify that to avoid … More Bachelorette reminiscing
My sister shared a post on Facebook via Farm and Food Care stating “Farms are private property, please be respectful.” I find it quite disheartening this has to be made known publicly, but either way, it’s an important message. Depending on the crop, it may be tempting to pull over on the side of the … More Is your selfie worth ruining a farmer’s crop?
Dogs are pretty great. They’re easily one of my favourite species of animals, and considering my family has always had a dog on the farm, I honestly struggle to imagine my life without one. My current dog, Jake, is my best friend. He and I have a bond that I’ve never shared with another animal … More How well do you really know your dog?
Approximately three weeks ago, I began working at Bonnieheath Estate Lavender and Winery, located on Concession 12 in beautiful Waterford, Ontario. If you’re unfamiliar with this place, I highly encourage you to check out their website. This is one of the most serene locations to visit in Norfolk County, and although I may be slightly … More Bonnieheath Estate: a local paradise
So often I come across people that self-identify as either a cat person or a dog person. My question is, why can’t a person love both dogs and cats? I realize that many of us do, in fact, identify as someone who loves cats and dogs equally. I include myself in that identification. What intrigues … More Not a cat person? You’re missing out
It can be difficult to recognize things about ourselves that we appreciate, or love. I would argue that because we are socially conditioned to seek out our flaws and the flaws of others, a social construction that is perpetuated through social media, print media, and visual media, we fail to consider that there are things … More Promoting self-love