Some of you may think that we eat, sleep and breathe all things Blackberry Lane B&B and Farm. But the truth is, all of us here wear many hats. Marlene (my mom) is the one who holds this farm together on a daily basis, because she’s the one that’s here- day in and day out. […]Read More
Now that it’s May, vacation planning is (or should be!) well underway. I know that the B&B schedule is booking up quickly and all our farm activities are shifting into high gear! In this post, I’ve put together a bit of a “quick look” at what’s happening at our end of the valley (Harrison Hot […]Read More
Eggs… Are they good, are they bad? So you say they’re good… Should they be pastured? Free Range? Free Run? Caged? Well, I’ve done a lot of research on this topic. In fact… I do a lot of research on most topics. Since I know we’re all busy, I’ve done some of the work for […]Read More
Need a vacation? I do. Here’s how I know. Spoiler: it involves the police and is terribly humiliating.
We all get to that point where we just don’t function as well as we should. So we need a tune up. Or, in human terms, a vacation. I’m at that point. I need a vacation. Here’s how I know: I’m going to preface this story by explaining that I slept very little last night. […]Read More
It seems that spring has sprung, and we could not be any happier about that! Seriously. Spring is the medicine that cures the winter blues in a hurry. This last winter was long. Like, L-O-N-G long. And that was kind of hard for me as a southern British Columbian. I know a lot of you […]Read More
Something unreal happened to our little family. And it happened at a moment when we were about to make changes in our life and start a whole new chapter. At the exact moment we were looking for a page break, we won a trip to DISNEYLAND! When I got the call that we had won, […]Read More
I had a blessed childhood. At our home, I had two brothers and a sister that I got to spend all my time with, an attic bedroom in an old farmhouse and all sorts of animals to care for and love. But, most importantly, parents who were always there. They gave us our home. The […]Read More