I have a feeling it might just be because Ontario is stuck in an ineffective cycle of lock downs - restrictions - grey zones - red zones - who knows ... We left the city for the ‘burbs 5 years ago because we couldn’t afford housing prices in the city. Having always lived in the… Continue reading Garden Dreams
Valentine’s Escape Room
There’s nowhere to go this Valentine’s Day so I essentially devised a way to lock the kids in a room while their dad and I snuggle on the couch for a hot minute. jk, they’ll be asking for help with this adventure. But a mom can dream. Since there’s no date night to be had,… Continue reading Valentine’s Escape Room
If you’ve ever looked into how you can reduce your carbon footprint you’ve likely heard time and again that the best way to do this is to reduce how much meat you consume. But what if you don’t want to? Can you still include meat in your diet sustainably? I stopped eating meat almost 2… Continue reading Sustainable Meat
Put your best foot forward with Dr. Scholl’s Stylish Step insoles
As a foot care nurse, I know first hand that we don’t always treat our feet right. I partnered with Dr. Scholl’s to test out some insoles that give our feet the cushioning and support they deserve.
Sourdough: a quarantine staple
Quarantine and self-isolating were great for flattening the curve but generally speaking not great for much else (anxiety levels - hiiiii 👋🏻). Except sourdough. And maybe Tiger King. But sourdough had its moment! This delicious but time consuming baked good came back in a big way. With yeast disappearing from grocery store shelves and no… Continue reading Sourdough: a quarantine staple
Sustainable Living: Where to Start?
We started making small changes on our journey to zero-waste and have already noticed big changes. Here are some tips on how to start living more sustainably.
Spring Cleaning, meet October Overhaul. The other day a friend blogged about her progress with minimalism. She's done a capsule wardrobe, has set goals and focused on her health, and has changed to a more plant-based diet. All of this spoke to me. I've decided to try to make some changes in the following 3… Continue reading October Overhaul