Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Climate crisis, Conservation, Our story

Spark Intensity

I believe it is safe to say that the current youth protest movement for the environment is well known. Perhaps the reasons behind this are big business or corrupt governments. Truthfully I think the masses are paying attention because this time they are children. Although for how long? What concrete impact will this have to… Continue reading Spark Intensity

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Our story

Stir, Whip and Bake

I love to cook. Scratch that, I love to create and food is one of my favourite palates! My specialty is my ability to make do with the ingredients I have on hand and come up with tantalizing recipes. Especially finding a way to mimic the flavour of a beloved recipe. I've substituted sweeteners (often… Continue reading Stir, Whip and Bake

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Conservation, Magic, Our story, Parenting

We Are Wild Ones

Four years ago I made the journey from Canada to Peru with my six month old. We came back to our land after being away for a little more than half a year. We brought with us several packets of seeds and my heart was filled with hope. I find myself sharing this story often,… Continue reading We Are Wild Ones

Adventure, Agriculture, Amazon rainforest, Homeschooling, Our story, Parenting

Time Spins Us All

Can you count the ways we discuss the passage of time? "Time flies when you're having fun", "in the blink of an eye" are but two expressions that pop up. There are countless. Some of us look at wrist watches, some live in the moment, others watch the sun slide across the sky. For each… Continue reading Time Spins Us All

Adventure, Amazon rainforest, Magic, Our story, Parenting

Fast Friends with a Side of Birthday Cake

How do you know you have been missing something when you've never had it? For so many experiences you literally have to be living under a rock to be unaware of certain things. Even for our family living in a distant very rural area we are exposed to a world of possibilities. Some are unattainable… Continue reading Fast Friends with a Side of Birthday Cake