Easy At-Home Exercise

kettlebell

As I get older, and my time gets increasingly constrained by work commitments, child commitments, and the urge to spend time with my spouse, fitting in time for exercise has become harder and harder. I’ve never been terribly athletic, but working out on a semi-regular basis makes me feel healthier, stronger and happier. One of […]

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 […]

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 […]