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The Day that Changed Everything

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The Day That Everything Changed….                       Certain things happen for all of us that completely change the course of our lives.  I have a memory of one such event in my life, years ago when we were living in beautiful British Columbia.   This one is still very hard for ... Read More »

How to Detox From Conventional Antiperspirants And Deodorants. 10 Steps.

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This post is for anyone who’s ever switched to a natural deodorant only to find themselves stinking or sweating more.  It’s not for those who experience rash or irritation – that’s for another post.  But suffice it to say, if you’ve had a rash, it’s because of one of the ingredients used (such as baking soda or magnesium), and not because you require ... Read More »

I can’t believe this tastes so good. New Recipe!

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I just made this chia seed porridge (or is it a pudding?) and I really can’t believe how good it actually tastes.   And oh, so, so healthy!   It’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and our children love it. Chia seed:  ~ they are a complete protein ~ an amazing source of good fat ~ they aid in weigh loss ~ More than half of the ... Read More »

10 Reasons Why We Are Building An EarthShip Home (Photos)

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So, I get it.  If you are like I used to be,  you hear “sustainable living” or “off-the-grid” and you picture a community of people living together without the comforts of ‘modern day’ amenities. What if I told you that there is a type of home that’s cheap to build, cheap to maintain, a home that provides all the free food ... Read More »

10 Things You Need To Know About Body Odor

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Here are 10 things you need to know about body odour.                        What we eat and drink affects our body odour. Our sweat is supposed to be odourless.  It’s true! What we eat and drink can contribute to body odour In most studies conducted it was found that food and ... Read More »

Giraffe’s Big Idea

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                      One month two weeks, and three days from now Giraffe met a Turtle, Don’t ask me how Giraffe had ideas, Kept in a box. Ideas that were great! And some that were not. Turtle had walked across China Along a tall burm. She’d walked through Alaska Just so she ... Read More »

We’re here. And we couldn’t be happier

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Well. We’re in Costa Rica. Let me tell you how it happened.                       ~~~~~~   We wanted to love Mexico. We really did. And since we cannot/should not generalize and judge an entire country based on our experience in one city, I’ll specifically talk about OUR experience and the city ... Read More »

Mexico, here we come!

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2 kids, 3 dogs, 8 bags and a partridge in a pear tree             Well, we’re off!   We left Fredericton at 5am for our 6am flight.  Our bodies are here, at the airport, but our minds are still in bed….maybe it’s because of the 4 hour ‘sleep’ we got last night, or maybe it’s ... Read More »

7 Ways To Stay Healthy, Strong And Illness-Free This Winter

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7 ways to stay healthy, strong and illness-free this winter                 With fall and winter comes the infamous ‘cold and flu season’. This does not have to be reality for you or your family.  It really all comes down to maintaining a strong, healthy immune system. So, how do we achieve (and maintain) ... Read More »

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