Category Archives: Food

Outdoor Clay Oven

September 2019 An outdoor oven is one of the projects that has been on our bucket list for several years. Being off grid, we don’t have an electric stove and our only oven is in the wood cookstove, a Kitchen … Continue reading

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Garden 2019

July 9, 2019   It’s been a busy spring. We have been busy outside – gardening and landscaping. Now all the hard work is starting to show its rewards with big lush plants, fresh veggies and blossoms of all colors. … Continue reading

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Holistic Holiday at Sea

March 3 to 14, 2019 We have just returned from a most amazing holiday. I know I had decided I would not travel in the winter any longer (see Snow or Sand), and I did stay home this winter for two … Continue reading

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2018 Garden Update

November 2, 2018 The snow is on the ground this morning. Not our first snow fall, but I think this one might be here to stay. The garden has been worked up and is ready for a winter’s sleep. I … Continue reading

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Workaway 2018 – Lucas

June 13, 2018 Our first Workaway for 2018 left today. Lucas is from Belgium and stayed with us for seven weeks. Two of those weeks he was on his own, house/dog/cat/plant – sitting for us while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review

December 29, 2017 Another year over, it seems in a blink of an eye. 2017 was another busy year here at the Ponderosa. And we are pleased to announce …drumroll please…..THE HOUSE IS FINISHED!!!!!!! There are still lots of little … Continue reading

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October Garden Update

October 1, 2017 Living in Manitoba Canada, it seems surreal to be able to post an October Garden Update. However, during my lifetime I have seen the frost free season extend longer and longer. I am sure this is due … Continue reading

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