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We have two amazing dogs named Creature and Mellow, and two awesome cats name Nova and Homie.
Mathew is a musician and spends most of his time working on businesses online (graphic design, website development, social media etc). He loves to cook and is always experimenting with new dishes. He also makes videos, ads, and many other things.
Leni loves creating things from scratch. She will always have some sort of craft or art project on the go such as painting, making incense, paper making, refinishing furniture, soap making, etc. She is originally from Morden but moved to Victoria, BC where we met and fell in love.
We are currently opening a thrift shop where we sell everything in the store for $5 and under no matter what so that takes a lot of our time for now.
For the most part, we love to chill with the animals, go for walks twice a day with the dogs, cook family meals, experiment with new foods, and watch our favourite shows to wind down at the end of the day.
Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizadoProjetos artísticosConstrução/faça você mesmoCuidar de animaisCriar/cozinhar refeições caseirasAjuda a cuidar da casaManutenção geral
Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado
Living in a 130-year-old house in Morden, Manitoba offers a unique and enriching cultural exchange experience for travelers. Here are some aspects of the place, area, and life that could be especially interesting or unique to you:
Rich History and Architecture: The 130-year-old house is a testament to the region's rich history and architecture. Travelers can learn about the history of the house, the family who built it, and the community it's a part of. You can also experience the craftsmanship and design of a historic home.
Rural Life and Community: Morden is a small rural town with a strong sense of community. Travelers can experience the warmth and hospitality of the locals, learn about the daily life of a rural community, and participate in local events and traditions.
Prairie Landscape and Wildlife: The rolling hills and prairies of Manitoba offer a unique and beautiful landscape that is unlike any other part of the world. Travelers can experience the vast open spaces, witness the changing seasons, and see the local wildlife such as deer, prairie dogs, and birds.
Cultural Festivals and Events: Morden hosts various cultural festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Morden Corn and Apple Festival, the Manitoba Stampede, and the Morden fringe Theatre Festival. Travelers can experience the local culture and traditions firsthand and participate in these events.
Outdoor Activities: The area offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, and birdwatching. Travelers can explore the beautiful natural surroundings and enjoy the great outdoors.
Local Cuisine: Morden is known for its agriculture, and travelers can experience the local cuisine, including fresh produce, meat, and dairy products. You can also try traditional Manitoban dishes such as perogies, cabbage rolls, honey dill sauce, and bannock.
Indigenous Culture: Morden is located in the heart of the Canadian prairies, and the region has a rich history of Indigenous culture and heritage. Travelers can learn about the local Indigenous history and culture, visit historical sites, and experience the traditional music, art, and storytelling.
Language and Dialect: Manitoba has its own unique dialect and accent, known as the "Manitoban twang." Travelers can learn about the local language and dialect and practice their pronunciation.
Arts and Crafts: The area is home to many talented artists and craftspeople, and travelers can experience the local arts and crafts scene, including pottery, weaving, and woodworking.
Winter Activities: Morden experiences cold winters, and travelers can participate in winter activities such as ice fishing, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. You can also experience the unique beauty of the snow-covered prairies and the Northern Lights.
Living in a 130-year-old house in Morden, Manitoba offers a unique cultural exchange experience for travelers. From the rich history and architecture to the rural life and community, outdoor activities, and local cuisine, there are plenty of opportunities for travelers to learn and experience the local culture and way of life.
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We live in a 130 year-old heritage home in Morden, Manitoba and there is a suite above our two car garage that we would like to offer travelers. It has a half bathroom, loveseat, and plenty of space for any hobbies you have.
We want to give travelers the opportunity to experience life in a small town in southern Manitoba. Everything is within walking distance, although it does tend to get very cold in the winter (-40℃ sometimes) so you'll need to dress warm!
The help we are after is with simple house chores, cooking meals, and taking care of our 4 animals.
We have two dogs and two cats, all of them are super cuddly and very loving.
Help around the house will include:
• Daily household chores (sweep, vacuum if needed, dusting, general tidy, dishes, etc.)
• Once a week there will be a deep clean of bathrooms, common areas, and washing the hardwood floors
• Cooking one meal a day
• General help around the house
• Watching the animals when we are at work (we operate a $5 thrift shop in town)
We also have arts, crafts and creative projects on the go all the time. Participation is not a requirement but you're always more than welcome to join!
Some of the projects are:
• Incense making
• Video game development (if you're into that kind of thing, lol)
• Repurposing fabrics
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As a Workawayer, you'll have the opportunity to stay in our charming private room above the two-car garage in our heritage house. This cozy retreat features a queen-sized bed, comfortable half bath, and a relaxing couch, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring the local area.
The room is located on the second floor of the garage, just above the cars, and is accessed by a staircase from the garage. The room is soundproofed, ensuring a peaceful and restful stay, and is equipped with large windows that allow natural light to pour in.
During your stay, you'll have access to the full kitchen, living room, and dining area, where you can prepare and enjoy your meals. We also have a pet-friendly policy, so feel free to bring your furry friends along!
Mais alguns detalhes
Acesso à internet
Acesso à internet limitado
Pode hospedar famílias
Pode hospedar nômades digitais
We have internet in the suite but it's not always the best. The internet is much better in the house and we can provide an office space in the house if needed.
Espaço para estacionar campervans
We have a nice patch of grass beside the garage with plug-ins on the outside for your camper!
Pode aceitar animais
We have four animals so as long as your animals are good with ours, we are good! If not, the suite is self-contained and soundproof so they can just stay in there.
Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?
Mais de 2
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week