A delicious appetizer with Triscuit

I’ve been brewing up ideas on how to use the new collection of Triscuit crackers.  Over the holidays my kids devoured the Nutmeg and Cinnamon collection.  Soft warm cheese and a drizzle of honey, it’s a hit for the kids and a nice snack for after school.  However, below I’ve included a few other varieties.  If you’re stuck…

My favourite tips to soothe a sore tummy for the whole family #orangenaturals

Having a sore stomach is no fun at all.  Whether it’s you or the kids I hope you’ll find some of my tips helpful for when you get a nasty bug or be it from food poisoning.  From essential oils to herbs and compresses these tricks have helped my family. For adults, I love Oregano oil.  I place a couple of drops in…

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…

Last minute gaming gift ideas from Asmodee Canada

Some of our favourite things to do as a family is to play games.  It teaches kids patience, it’s educational, memory, critical thinking, it lengthens the thought process and some are small enough to take on the road and/or put in the stocking.  Right now we’re all about Spot It! and Braintopia and it’s fantastic. It’s a…

The best in beauty products for her for under $55

The countdown is on!  Hurry with your Prime Membership and get some lovely last minute gifts!  You’ll love the fizzy bubble bath fun: Exploding with essentials oils, enjoy a relaxing and moisturizing Spa treatment with a bath bomb gift set made from a variety of your favorite dried flowers.n  It’s also the season for dry lips! Want to make someone…

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…