The annual controversy regarding when department and other stores should commence advertising and selling Christmas gifts and related merchandise was underway in mid September this year. To join in, here are some early ideas following a year of awareness around our home on what we could recycle, reuse or make ourselves to reduce our carbon footprint. […]
Toxins found in the home, what to get rid, use of chemicals, etc.
There are some things we just don’t seem to think about and food waste is one of them … but we should as the amount of discarded food in North America is staggering with waste percentages averaging 30% of all food grown and produced. Recently we watched a film, “Just Eat It” exposing some interesting […]
I inherited a lovely old antique dresser and mirror from my father’s aunts many years ago and it has travelled the world from Scotland to Australia, where it lived for many years with my family, and from Australia to Canada. It is rather bumped and scraped in places from many moves and in a few […]
Encouraging young children to eat healthy nutritious food can be a challenge no matter what age. Our families are the most precious people in the world. We all want our children and grand children to be the best they can be and the question is are we helping them along the way starting with good […]
Christmas is coming. Fresh snow is glistening on the local mountains and the bells are ringing on the Salvation Army donation kettles. Seasonal carols are playing in the malls. It’s not yet the end of November and it seems early to prepare for the holiday Season. Here are a few reminders from years gone by […]