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Call2Recycle- The responsible way to recycle when batteries reach their end-of-life

One question.  Do you recycle your batteries?  Have you ever thought of it or is this something new to you? National Battery Day is coming up on February 18 and I am working with Call2Recycle Canada  to help raise awareness about the importance of recycling batteries. 5 Tips For Safe and Easy Battery Recycling Safety first! Be sure to safely prep…

Adding prebiotic fermented superfoods to your daily routine

 Imagine treating your gut with the ultimate superfood from Genuine Health.  Well, they did just that with their recent research on the gut microbiome and have created the ultimate prebiotic superfood called “fermented organic gut superfood“. I add it to my Evive smoothies, my Genuine Health smoothies, anytime I smoothie or I  blend it alone with oatmeal milk.  My kids have benefited from…

This winter its all about BOG’s

This is my first winter with BOGS footwear and I am wondering what took me so long to discover how great they are, especially in Toronto!  I like that the rubber styles that are offered along with their suede collection and it gets slushy in Toronto!  Like really slushy.  Also, they keep our feet dry, warm and well, stylish.   This has been quite the…

Making yogurt at home with VIVO Cultures

If you love yogurt and kefir I have something special for you.  Better yet, if you love making food from a back to basics approach and wholesome living as much as I do, VIVO Cultures is a product you’ll want to keep in the fridge so you can make fresh, additive-free yogurt at home.  I mean, really. Consumption of yogurt reduces the risk of…

Season the holiday with peppermint from Thursday Plantation #100usesforTP

When I worked in a fabulous aromatherapy clinic in Forest Hill and the holidays rolled around we would put peppermint on our diffusers.   When I went to work and opened the door, it smelled like Christmas.  Oh, how I miss that clinic and working with essential oils!    New from Thursday Plantation this season is Peppermint, which fits with their other therapeutic collections of…

ROLSER Polar Logic for the Holidays

As the temperatures get cooler, so does grocery shopping and from my friends ROLSER they have something for our Canadian winters.  The ROLSER Polar Logic.  It has all the same high-quality materials as their other ROLSER’s and you may remember my first blog post on them.  Since we’re taking the train up North for Christmas for a couple of days, I…

Enjoying one cup at a time with the Breville Precision Brewer

“The Breville Precision Brewer™ takes craft coffee brewing to a whole new level, giving you complete control over every critical element essential to creating craft coffee. From adjustable and precise water temperature, PID digital control and an adjustable flow rate for the right contact time, the Breville Precision Brewer™ surpasses the benchmark when it comes to craft coffee at home.”   I know you’ve heard me…

My guide to silky smooth feet this winter

I love pedicures.  I love a good foot rub the most but as an esthetician, I am picky and tend to do my own pedicures.  Especially when estheticians don’t listen to the client’s request.  I almost kicked one esthetician in the face when she pulled out the credo blade and proceeded to remove the little calluses I had.  You see, once…