This quilt is for those of us who are “sewing impaired” but who would still like to make something “homemade” as a special gift. It is ideal for babies as a floor blanket, and the not so young as a knee quilt. Sewing your own gifts is personally satisfying knowing your quilt is totally unique […]
Toxins found in the home, what to get rid, use of chemicals, etc.
It’s interesting to read articles about all the positive changes we can make to contribute to our world by going green and becoming more energy efficient, saving our environment and reducing our carbon footprint, and hopefully leave a legacy for our grandchildren. Some of what we achieve although it may seem insignificant, if many people, and […]
Spider Spider on the Wall, in the Bed, on the Curtains, in the Shower . . . . … is there really an effective natural spider repellant? Every time we visit family in Australia, spiders, especially those we call tarantulas, which are actually Huntsman spiders (and very large by Canadian terms), seem to find a […]
Here are some ideas to help your children eat right … Educate and Exercise your Kids when it comes to “non” food selections in their diet. (A book review) I recently read “Please Mum Don’t Supersize Me”, by Richard and Joey Marc, (Rockpool Publishing, 2008), which fits right in with my blog philosophy. I highly recommend this book […]
Christmas is coming. Here are a few timely (green, lean) suggestions for dinners and gifts . . . for a less stressed, happier holiday season. Try to buy . . . Made in “beautiful” B.C. ~ or Canada ~ as much as possible Available local fresh produce for your special meals and gift giving (such […]