After getting a taste of some real fall weather my hubby did something we usually wait until mid-October to do. I was out at work, he was home with the kids, and when I walked in the house, I seriously couldn’t believe it. No, it wasn’t Halloween decorations or funky fall gourds. He turned on the heat. In September! Anyway, it recently got me thinking of what our utility bills
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
Eczema is something I’m no stranger to. With severely sensitive skin stemming back from my childhood there was one thing I had hoped and prayed A would not inherit – and unfortunately she didn’t escape this one. Sensitive skin is a never ending battle for many people. From perfumes and dyes, additives and fillers, we can react to even the smallest thing in anything that touches our skin. For many..
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.
Finally, for the first day in July the West Coast is actually starting to feel like summer! This dreary weather hasn’t slowed us down though and we’re already planning our second camping trip of the summer and gearing up for more day trips, road trips and exciting summer fun! We had our very first family camping trip a few weeks ago and phew, let me tell you…. if you think
Can you believe it’s spring time already? As the sun beams through my windows daily onto a nice thick layer of winter dust, it reminds me again that the inevitable need to purge all the excess stuff I’ve collected over the past year has come around again. Time to do a massive declutter, garage sale, and start the deep pre-summer clean!