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Want a spring pedicure? Committed to green living? Don't despair! You can pretty your toes and love them, too.Continue reading »
Bisphenol A is getting a lot of attention, with good reason. Health Canada recently reported that 95 per cent of Canadians have measurable levels of BPA in their blood or urine, with the highest levels found in children.
Potential health effects from BPA exposure include breast and prostate cancer, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and a wide range of developmental problems. That's why BPA was added to Canada`s toxic substances list in 2012 and banned from baby bottles.Continue reading »
Like so many of you, my family's on a never-ending mission to reduce our overall carbon footprint and live as harmoniously as possible with the earth. Enter camping!
Fuelled by nostalgic childhood memories of cooking over an open fire, playing from sunrise to sunset and swimming in glacier-fed lakes, we purchased a second-hand tent trailer — swore off jet-setting vacations — and set out to create our own family memories.
Spending night and day in nature is intrinsically green! But with a little planning and forethought, it's simple to make your camping trip super-green.Continue reading »
If you're two weeks into the 30×30 Nature Challenge, you're probably starting to feel the benefits of increased time in the great outdoors! How did you ever get through your day with such a nature deficit? (Actually, it was with about 20 per cent less concentration and 20 per cent more stress — but that's a post for another day).Continue reading »