Being a busy mom with a very busy (sleep challenged) toddler is hard enough. Add in healing autoimmune disease, running a blog, and working on starting a business, well, that’s a whole lot more on my plate. While I am as careful as I can […]
Health & Wellness
February is Therapeutic Recreation Month here in Canada. By definition, therapeutic recreation is the use of recreation as a means of making changes in a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental, social, and physical well-being in the environment that they reside. It engages individuals based on their […]
The new year is upon us, and with it comes planning out the garden! I love gardening! There is just something so therapeutic about it, and there are many health benefits one gains from growing their own food! Even if you have a less than […]
Since most of the continent seems to be in a deep freeze at the moment, I can’t help but appreciate all the ways I have to keep warm. Not the least of which is utilizing ethical, sustainable, renewable resources from the animal kingdom. Wool has long […]
I’m honoured to be a featured guest poster this week over at Confessions of Parenting! It’s so easy for things to get away from us during this busy time of year. Check out my top tips on having a healthy holiday season to prevent that […]
Dates, those odd-looking, deliciously chewy and sweet little brown nuggets, have been a dietary staple of many traditional cultures for centuries and often play a significant role in their medical practices as well. And for good reason! Dates are nutritional powerhouses jam packed with no […]
I’ve been in a slight state of mourning lately. I know it’s silly and superficial and totally a first-world problem, but none the less, it’s still a sad time for me.
I’m sure by now that we’re all familiar with this Skittles slogan. But did you know that it’s a great idea to take the candy’s marketing advice?
Love it or hate it, Costco has become a mainstay in major cities across the country. I LOVE Costco. I mean, I really love Costco. There are a lot of foods in my cupboards that I wouldn’t be able to afford to put there if […]
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you still come down with that nasty little flu bug. I just had a go-round with it myself this past week. It was the first time in nine years! At first I thought it was just a cold, but then […]