I’ve been wanting to pick up a cordless stick vacuum to keep downstairs for awhile now. They seemed perfect for quick cleanups in the kitchen and living room and require little storage space. This Cordless 2-in-1 Stick/Hand HomeVac S11 Infinity was provided by Eufy, and I was happy to have the opportunity to put it […]
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, […]
Sap running is a very Canadian sign of Spring! Families visit their local sugar bush to learn about the process of making maple syrup, while children enjoy the taste of maple taffy and maple sugar candy. It may come as a surprise that such a sweet indulgence could be good for us, but it is.
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 […]
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.
Resolutions are made and broken this time of year. For parents, many of our resolutions involve nurturing a healthier body and mind for our kids. Forcing it on them can backfire, but making it a fun choice when they’re young can result in a lifetime habit.
Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.
By Diane Bossé If you’re reading this, I already know that you’re interested in improving your life and making healthier choices along the way. And the good news is that living a healthier, holistic life is well within your reach. All you have to do is improve the choices you make.
It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2) and an anticipated Coronavirus outbreak. 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 […]
Back, shoulder and neck pain have plagued me for years, primarily due to the nature of my work and sitting at a computer for 12+ hours per day. I’ve learned to focus on prevention with stretching, trigger point massage (at home and professional) and natural supplements. This has reduced flareups significantly, but occasionally I still […]