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 […]
Toxins found in the home, what to get rid, use of chemicals, etc.
This article could perhaps be titled “Fourteen Ways to improve your home air quality” and …the bottom line is, yes, you can reduce toxic chemicals in your home today. Technology is changing our lives in many ways but the new air purifiers and HEPA (stands for High Efficiency Particular Air filter) vacuum cleaners can filter […]
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 […]
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. […]