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Category: Green Home

MacPherson Toy House

There’s a little hidden gem in the heart of Rosedale called MacPherson Toy House.  You will find the prettiest knits from Europe, natural, wooden toys from Canada and lots of other little things and heirloom quality shoes for the tots.   Below I will share with you some of my favourite things as we fell in love with this unique store that has everything you need when…

Netatmo Healthy Home Coach- Measure the air quality in your home

I know I can get cranky and tired and then major brain fog rolls in when the air quality is poor in my home. At this time of year we tend to keep the windows closed and Netatmo is here to give you peace of mind.   Netatmo Healthy Coach is a monitoring system that actually measures air quality and I can access the details through my phone telling me…

Orange wheels for the tree!

I never thought of dried oranges for the tree or Christmas decor since I saw it on a lovely Instagram feed that featured adorable twins living somewhere in Sweden I think, or Germany.  Being of German descent along with Polish and Ukrainian I loved reading that before ornaments were a ‘thing’, that back in Germany, families used dry fruit and other things to decorate.  Wouldn&#8217…

The Joyous Health Natural Beauty Guide

I have been a fan of Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health for quite some time.  I bought her cookbook, ‘Joyous Health‘ which is a must have for getting you into eating healthy.  It’s truly an amazing book with so much info.  I really do love Holistic Nutritionists as they offer you more than just healthy meals.  They offer meals that heal…

The Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada- Part 2: Improving Air Quality in the home.

Let’s talk about Healthy Living for the home.  What does it mean to you? To me, I interpret this as adding plants to my apartment to create better air quality, cleaning, composting and using low immitting off-gassing products and opening the windows even in cooler weather. I know I can get cranky and tired and then major brain fog rolls in when the air quality…

The Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada: Part One- Sustainable grocery shopping

I very excited to tell you about the Sustainable Living Project with IKEA Canada.  Furthermore, I am honoured and thrilled to be one of their first blog ambassadors for the campaign.  I am very excited and I can’t wait to share my top product picks and what I am learning along the way. When I think of sustainable living I think of ways to sustain…

Cleaning your oven with baking soda!

The other day I had a dish break in my oven.  I couldn’t figure out why it smelled like something was burning? I mean, I was just cooking a chicken leg!  When I opened the oven to pull it out I saw that my dish had broken in half.  In half!  I guess it went from hot to cool to hot and reacted? &nbsp…

Spring clean with ATTITUDE #iliveconsciously

ATTITUDE, a Canadian based eco-friendly, carcinogen free, non toxic cleansing line for the home has recently launched a deliciously bright and inviting scent to their line. Grapefruit! Kick your spring cleaning up a notch with their energizing, crisp new scent.  I love ATTITUDE and it’s one of my favourite lines to clean my home with and to freshen the air with.  I don’t…