Sauté bacon in a skillet on stovetop set to medium heat until crisp.
Remove bacon and set aside.
Add beef cubes to skillet and brown.
Remove meat and set aside.
Brown carrot and onion in skillet and transfer to slow cooker.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in flour, add broth, and mix well.
Add beef and bacon to slow cooker and mix well.
Add wine, tomato paste, garlic, bay leaf, onions, and mushrooms.
Cover; cook on Low for 10-12 hours or on High for 5-6 hours.
Until Next Time.....