Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

With the start of the school year, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up.  An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.

Food Preservation Guide III – Jam, Jelly and Fruit Preserves

Food Preservation Guide III – Jam, Jelly and Fruit Preserves

As berries and other fruit come into season in Canada, many people make their own fruit preserves so they can enjoy them all year long.  Even more appealing is the control you have over what goes into each jar, allowing for creativity, healthy choices, and the omission of chemicals.

Amazon Prime Day: How Savvy Shoppers Score the Best Deals

Amazon Prime Day: How Savvy Shoppers Score the Best Deals

Canadians love deals and that has made Amazon Prime Day a top online shopping destination. In fact, 27% of Canadian adults, or roughly 8.2 million people, plan to shop this year’s Amazon Prime Day sales (up from 24% in 2021).

Top Expert Advice on How to be More Patient

Top Expert Advice on How to be More Patient

Living within a virtual world has increased our expectations and lessened the need for patience in many ways.

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (Infographic)

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (Infographic)

One of the worst things a home owner can hear is, “You have to replace your roof.”  Making important choices about expensive renovations is difficult enough, but it’s even harder if you don’t know anything about the materials involved or their pros & cons.  Is the contractor offering the best choice, or the one he’ll […]

6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

6 Easy Berry Bushes for Your Canadian Garden

Berry bushes bring nutritious sweetness into your edible landscape. There are suitable varieties for every size of yard or patio, from fence climbers to patio pots. They’re usually planted in Spring and grow almost anywhere in Canada, so you’ll often find them in garden centres this time of year.

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

The world is embracing natural, earth-friendly food and other products. Makeup has been slowly joining the movement, but often the “natural” claims are dubious at best.  Minimal control and oversight is applied to the makeup industry, leaving the door open for dangerous chemicals to sneak their way onto your skin and into your body. Many […]

How Beekeepers Can Make Money with Honey

How Beekeepers Can Make Money with Honey

Many people are passionate about beekeeping, be it a hobby, conservation effort, business, or all of the above. If you’re considering starting a “beesiness”, you might be surprised to learn just how many products can be derived from honey.

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements

As we age, our skin wrinkles naturally as it begins to lose its collagen and elasticity. The process is accelerated by sun exposure, poor nutrition, stress, a lack of muscle tone, and smoking.  Our harsh Canadian climate can hasten that process.  While we may be predisposed to wrinkles due to genetics and our facial expressions, […]

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