It’s been a little crazy around our house over the past few months. Once Summer starts to creep up it’s usually pedal to the metal and everything ramps up at my day job as well as activities for A. We are always on the go, and I am always scrambling for just a few minutes of extra time. There are little things I try to do to save time, including
Shying away from disposable items in favour of reusable ones is always a good trend. Our schools are big on reusable water bottles and litter-less lunches, there’s a growing number of parents opting for cloth diapers, and thrift stores and online bidding sites are incredibly popular for buying second hand goods. All these small changes add up to a greater positive impact on the environment. It should come as no
If you’re anything like me, sometimes it just seems easier to toss your bottles and cans into the recycle bin outside your house and someone from the neighborhood inevitably collects them and returns them. While I love the little lady that comes around our neighborhood weekly to collect the bottles. I can’t help but be reminded of just how much money I am passing up by not returning them myself.
Sugar, lemon and water. What does that make you think of? Lemonade? A hot soothing beverage? Hair removal? If you said ‘huh?’ to that last one, you need to read on. Known as ‘sugaring’, this ancient hair removal method is gentle on the skin and gentle on the environment and will leave you feeling soft and smooth for way longer than shaving ever could. In fact, as a shaving only
Socks, something lots of us love during the holidays. The feeling of a fresh new pair of socks is one of the most satisfying feelings there is. One of my favorite things to open Christmas morning is soft socks. Being able to slip my feet into never-before-worn-extra-warm socks is always a simple pleasure of mine. One I feel many take for granted come Christmas morning.
Life is busy on the best of days, throw in careers, kids and activities and most of the time I am lucky to get a chance to sit down and eat a full meal, let alone find time to make one myself. I am all about convenience and love to meal plan, but there is something to be said about having a few times when you don’t have to cook,