Oatmeal: how to make it awesome

bowl of oatmeal with strawberries

Over the Christmas holidays, as the temperatures dipped below -25 celcius, we hunkered down enjoying leisurely breakfasts over large cups of coffee. There were crepes, toasted homemade bread and pancakes. But now it’s January, and we’ve returned to regular life and regular breakfast. In the mornings I need something fast, satisfying, and easy to feed […]

Ethical Fashion

Between international news, unusual local weather, general climate change warnings, and our government’s continued inaction, it becomes harder and harder to avoid considering the environment when making day-to-day decisions. I love fashion as much as the next person. And we certainly talk about it on here. Clothing is a necessity, but it’s also a fun […]

Healthy Holiday Meals

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I almost always overindulge over the holidays. Often, I want to eat healthier after having a big Christmas dinner and eating 100 cookies, but I don’t feel like eating a salad. I want to eat things that still feel festive and cozy without being too rich. Here a couple of recipes I really like that […]

A Christmas Gardening Tip

It’s a strange time to be thinking about gardening: the ground is frozen, the plants are dormant, and snowdrifts are covering the garden beds. But here’s a handy gardening tip that may be useful now. What’s the biggest pest in your garden? In mine it’s the neighbourhood cats. I’m a cat fan, but not when […]

Easy Christmas Decorations

christmas tree

When my husband and I moved into our first home together and Christmas rolled around, we couldn’t help but notice that things seemed a little bare. It definitely wasn’t the festive atmosphere we were hoping for. The solution? Get creative! Here are some fun ways to decorate that won’t break the bank… The Christmas Tree […]