Beach to Prairie

A Bajan Living in North Dakota
Historic Election in Barbados

Historic Election in Barbados

June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month and for this first post I want to celebrate a historic election in Barbados, my home country. BarbadosFormerly a British colony Barbados gained Independence on November 30th 1966. Today Barbados is one of the most developed...

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Michelle Hagen

Michelle Hagen

Wife, Mother, Writer

Welcome to Beach to Prairie. I’m a British born, Barbadian (Bajan) raised wife and mother living in North Dakota. I love the Bajan culture I was raised in and I celebrate it in this blog. I also love my life in North Dakota and sharing my experiences living here with my family. Grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine and let’s get to know each other.
Beautiful Day in Barbados -Photo taken by Michelle Hagen 2013.

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Let’s catch up – February 2018

In this post I talk about an experiment we did. Do not try this at home! Ok so long time no post right! I know I've been M.I.A for a while now and for that I apologise I have just been so busy but I'm happily back. I told you in a previous post I was doing this course...

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Goals 2018!

January is off to a great start. It did take me a minute to kind of figure out what I wanted this year in regards to setting goals.  Somehow I lacked a bit of motivation at the start of the year but I've since caught up.  One thing that's helped is this course I'm...

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Welcome 2018! Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!!! Optimism. Hope. That is the great gift of the new year. All the injustices of the past can be rectified with the promise of 365 brand new days. We devote ourselves, with maybe more thought and energy than any other time of the year, to...

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Josh Hagen

Josh Hagen

Husband, Father, Writer

Looking for great children’s books? Look no further! Author Josh Hagen has created fun reads for your little ones.  Check them out here at funlittlebooks.com. Available at Amazon.com Josh was born and raised in rural North Dakota. Not great for phone and internet reception , but great for growing up with an active imagination. Josh attended the Savannah College of Art and Design where he fell in love with creating stories with images. Before creating his first children’s books, Josh worked in a number of art related jobs such as storyboarding for movies and commercials, sculpting and even some special fx work. All along the way Josh wrote and drew stories for himself, but never thought about doing it professionally until the birth of his son. Now he creates stories for his son and children everywhere.
Stunning North Dakota Sunset -Photo taken by Josh Hagen.

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Dad’s Bajan Bakes Recipe

Bakes are staples of Bajan cuisine. They are mostly a breakfast food and they are even part of the inspiration behind a popular Soca music song....
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