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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.

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 […]

9 Easy Easter Crafts for Adults

9 Easy Easter Crafts for Adults

Do you love homemade Easter decorations as much as I do? Sadly, I possess very few crafting skills and little talent in that regard, so I appreciate easy ideas for holiday decor.

Natural Nutrition Tackles 7 Everyday Health Challenges

Natural Nutrition Tackles 7 Everyday Health Challenges

It seems like just about everyone has some some sort of chronic health challenge in today’s world, most commonly involving skin, muscles, joints, weight and the effects of stress. The right nutrients may improve these afflictions, boost immunity and contribute to overall health and wellbeing.

Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy eating doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in delicious holiday foods, you just have to be a little more creative. Try these easy, proven ways to trim the fat from the holiday season and you won’t even notice that you’re making healthier choices.

12 Tips to Cut Heating Bills

12 Tips to Cut Heating Bills

It comes as no surprise that the majority of Canada is cold for most of the year. There is no place in Canada where you can get away without heating your home for part of the year, even here in British Columbia. Reducing your heating bill by as little as 10% could save you hundreds […]

DIY Disinfecting: Make an Antiviral Hand Sanitizer and Cleaner

DIY Disinfecting: Make an Antiviral Hand Sanitizer and Cleaner

Whether it’s H1N1 or a Coronavirus, nobody wants to get the flu. When it does hit our home, we want to prevent it from spreading with thorough disinfecting and sanitizing. Usually, it’s a simple matter of picking up some antibacterial cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer. But when the world is threatened by a pandemic, panicked […]

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.

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic)

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic)

We’re all painfully aware that Canadian Winters are cold and snowy for all but some parts of BC. According to Environment Canada statistics, 10 of Canada’s largest cities are walloped with over two meters (6.6 feet) of snow every year.

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada. Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with new flu strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long way in preventing many days of misery, or even a […]