Going Green

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 »

5 Reasons to Love LEGO Again

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Did you hear? Lego is going green.                 If you don’t think this will make a difference in this lifetime, think again. The company made 60 billion lego pieces last year alone.                 Via CityNews.ca A great bonus to this is over 100 new employees will ... Read More »

Monsanto’s Round-Up Found “Probably Carcinogenic To Humans”

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So, you’ve probably heard earlier this month about the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer announcing that “glyphosate”, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s line of pesticides, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”                     The research was published in The Lancet Oncology and relies on studies conducted on the chemical ... Read More »

9 Reasons To Choose Local Over Organic

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9 Reasons to choose LOCAL over ORGANIC 
(when only one option is available)                         We buy and eat organic as much as possible, and whenever it’s available (and affordable). The issue with buying organic is: 1) it’s not always available 2) it’s not always affordable (for most families) A couple of points ... 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 »

How To Use Activated Charcoal

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  Activated Charcoal                 What is it? Activated charcoal is a nontoxic, odorless and tasteless black powder that has been used for years to treat many various things in the body. It can be made out of wood, bamboo and even coconuts.Charcoal is an antidote as it adsorbs most toxins and poisons before they can ... Read More »

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