10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

Allergies ruin Spring for many Canadians. While most people are excited to see grass, leaves and flowers, those of us with “Hay Fever” know they signal weeks of misery to come. Before you head to the drug store to stock up on allergy medication, you may want to try some natural alternatives.

Peanut Butter Bird Nests – No-Bake Recipe for Easter

Peanut Butter Bird Nests – No-Bake Recipe for Easter

These peanut butter bird nests are as tasty as they are adorable! They’re eggcellent for Easter entertaining or gifts.  Cadbury mini eggs are the house favourite, so both the cookies and leftover eggs disappear in record time. We also tried Smarties mini eggs but I found them to be a bit too large.

Grow These 5 Easy Herbs for Your Pets!

Grow These 5 Easy Herbs for Your Pets!

It’s time to plan and our herbal gardens and get those seeds ordered. Don’t forget to include some premium supplements for pets. Dogs, cats, horses, farm animals, ferrets, rabbits, small rodents, reptiles and fish can all benefit from suitable fresh herbs for nutrition, immunity, and healing. Nothing could be more natural – animals have instinctively […]

Prince Edward Island Captivates Kids

Prince Edward Island Captivates Kids

With the release of Anne (of Green Gables), comes renewed interest in PEI as a vacation destination! Spectacular summers, breathtaking beaches and scenery, unique activities, delicious dining, rich history and a touch of whimsy make it a top destination for families. Everyone is offered a rare opportunity to immerse themselves in a way of life […]

10 Pet Poisons Lurking in Your Spring Garden ©

10 Pet Poisons Lurking in Your Spring Garden ©

Canadian gardeners are getting excited about the coming growing season. As you plan your planting, it’s important to be aware of what can make your pets sick (or even kill them).

Traditional Irish Canadian Food for St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional Irish Canadian Food for St. Patrick’s Day

Food is especially important to the Irish. Even now, many generations after suffering through times of starvation. Most of their traditional recipes still contain ingredients from times of economic hardship, such as potatoes. Irish Moss seaweed stepped in for many families during the Potato Famine. Luckily, Irish Moss is a “super food” that is packed […]

6 Online Businesses for Canadian Parents

6 Online Businesses for Canadian Parents

Many online business models are perfect for working from home. However, parents of young children have unique challenges that can make it less feasible. Choosing the right home-based business can mean the difference between success and failure (and sanity or insanity).

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to work, raise children and look after your […]

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2). Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with a mix of outdated strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long way in preventing […]

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Last year, worrisome headlines jolted consumers into reality about protecting personal data. A recent survey indicates that 90 percent of those polled were “very concerned” about their privacy. Our always-connected lives require that we understand how our data is collected, used and shared and what actions to take to […]