Breast Cancer in Canada: Statistics and Symptoms

Breast Cancer in Canada: Statistics and Symptoms

Sadly, breast cancer is the second-leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian women, according to the Canadian Cancer Society.  The death rate has been dropping since the 80’s due to screening, early detection and improved treatment. Currently, it is estimated that about 1 in 8 Canadian women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime and […]

10 Side Businesses you can Start Online

10 Side Businesses you can Start Online

It’s a scary leap to just quit your job and try to earn enough money online. Even if you’re already home with the kids, it’s tough to work on your business full time while taking care of them. A lot of people may simply need to supplement their existing income. Luckily, many online business models […]

Food Preservation Guide V: Blanching, Freezing + Seal-A-Meal Tips

Food Preservation Guide V: Blanching, Freezing + Seal-A-Meal Tips

The easiest and most versatile method of food preservation, is to freeze it. Many fruits and veggies can be frozen without any preparation, or you can wash and chop them so they’re easy to take out and use for healthy recipes. While we’re all aware that freezing food is an option, there are a surprising […]

Dropshipping: Sell Online with NO Inventory

Dropshipping:  Sell Online with NO Inventory

Drop shipping is becoming more popular in Canada, due in part to the great success Americans have with it and because more drop shippers are now available to Canadians. It’s a wonderful concept for those without a lot of investment capital (or even those who are loaded). You don’t have to worry about having products […]

7 Tips for Buying a 2-in-1 (Hybrid) Laptop for Students + DELL Top Picks

7 Tips for Buying a 2-in-1 (Hybrid) Laptop for Students + DELL Top Picks

Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a student or back-to-school supplies, a laptop and/or tablet has become a standard item on the list. High school, college and university studies now require this pricey item. Choose wisely and the laptop could last through all of your school years. Select a versatile 2-in-1 hybrid and you’ll get […]

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

With school back in session, 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 IV: Dehydrating Tips and Recipes

Food Preservation Guide IV: Dehydrating Tips and Recipes

Dehydrated food used to be something functional and practical in certain situations. It was valued as a lightweight, compact, nutritious way to preserve food for hiking, survival kits, or even military meals. While some people dehydrated for home use, it wasn’t as common as freezing or canning. That doesn’t mean it’s new though! Dehydrating is […]

Featured Canadian Product: ComfySleep Buckwheat Hull Pillow Review

Featured Canadian Product: ComfySleep Buckwheat Hull Pillow Review

Pillows filled with buckwheat hulls? Seriously? Yeah, that’s what I said too. But apparently they’ve been used for centuries in Asia and are becoming more popular in North America.

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. One of the most popular ways […]

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are becoming more popular and more elaborate in Canada.  Planning and building them can become quite involved and it’s more than a little overwhelming. This guide is designed to help you through the planning stages so you can focus on the end result.