When you have an insect, vermin or pest control problem do you think about the chemicals the pest control company uses to eradicate (or temporarily remove) for example cockroaches in your home and yard. Perhaps you should. Usually there are warnings to avoid contact with these chemicals and for you, your family and pets not […]
Toxins found in the home, what to get rid, use of chemicals, etc.
It’s that time of year when the local farmers markets are opening up usually in the month of May each year. Last weekend our local market had many more stalls set up and was very busy – good to see new faces and increased organic food purchase options. During the summer months in B.C. some […]
All these simple Christmas gift ideas are based on a basket, cello wrap and lots of ribbon and a card and a bit of imagination. The size and colour is your choice as is the contents such as fresh fruit, nuts, beverages, toys, home baking or preserving, etc – almost endless variations on a theme. […]
Christmas is near. It’s the beginning of winter and there is probably lots of ice and snow somewhere in this wonderful country making travel extremely difficult and sometimes just downright frustrating. There may be an added sadness if you are ill, unable to travel, or not able to get together with family or friends this […]
Here is a refresher on how to help you make nutritious, safe and healthy food selections for you and your family. Recently, out of curiosity, I attended a big box grocery store supported workshop on Nutrition and Food Labelling and there are obviously myths and misunderstandings about our food and labelling – and sorry folks […]