Sunday Morning Coffee

* dining room from the “You could live here…” property

It’s a snowy Sunday morning here on the south Shore of Nova Scotia, a perfect time to pour another coffee and catch up on some reading. Here are a few links to stories that caught my eye this week.

Lunenburg distillery spreads its wings to Stanfield Intl Airport | South Coast Gazette

In the “Why hasn’t anyone thought of this sooner?” category, Lynne MacKay from Ironworks Distillery who is now also co-owner of Liquid Assets, which will be selling only Nova Scotia produced wines, spirits, beers and ciders and will be the first store of its kind in an airport. I see big success in store for this venture. Read all about it on the South Coast Gazette.

A selection of top Nova Scotia made liquor will soon be available for purchase at Halifax Stanfield, according to a news release Tuesday. Liquid Assets (a subsidiary of Ironworks Distillery) is scheduled to open in the airport in April.

Source: Lunenburg distillery speads its wings to Stanfield Intl Airport | South Coast Gazette

Bathurst family pledge to go all winter without buying groceries – New Brunswick – CBC News

This story got a lot of attention this week, even making the CBC National broadcast. It was a balance to the rising cost of grocery item stories that have also been all over the media. I will say I found it inspiring. I’m never going to be a full-time homesteader, but I do have a small garden each year with hopes of “putting it up” for the winter, but I never seem to get to that part. I do make my own jam each summer with the berries we pick and know how much I need to last for the year, and that brings me a lot of joy. Once again I am looking forward to planting and gardening season where my head will be filled with grand ideas, and remembering this local family will be helpful.

The LeBlanc family, avid homesteaders from North Tetagouche, N.B., have not made a trip to the grocery store in three months and don’t plan on stepping inside a store for the entire winter.

Source: Bathurst family pledge to go all winter without buying groceries – New Brunswick – CBC News

You could live here!

Canoeing, fishing and kayaking right from your backyard….this could be yours! This is a sweet newly renovated home and property in Mill Village, NS. I am in LOVE with the kitchen and natural light everywhere. Listed at $184 900 for a 4 bedroom/2 bathroom home could be a great new beginning for someone. This property is listed with Mark Seamone from Exit Realty Inter Lake.

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Looking for that peaceful, easy feeling~ Have a desire to live on the water, sure that is what everyone wants in Canada’s Ocean Playground of Nova Scotia. Set your sights high, but not high priced! Mill Village is one of the prettiest villages on the South Shore, with a vantage point on the Medway River, and half way between Bridgewater and Liverpool.

Source: 577 Mill Village East Rd- Mill Village

Enjoy the day!