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Foraging Mushrooms At The Cottage

On the theme of Embracing a Natural Lifestyle, foraging is often overlooked. There are many great websites, Facebook groups and sources of information online about identifying and preparing different plants and mushrooms for eating and medicinal use. I had my first foray into Foraging mushrooms recently while Deb and I were at the cottage. Growing […]

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Plant Based Meal

A Plant Based New Year

When Deb and I agreed to set out on a family road trip over the holidays with our son Matthew, we never suspected we would also be setting out on a journey towards adopting a plant based vegan diet! In fact, I was pretty sure that our trip to New Orleans, LA would include opportunities […]

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17 Stocking Stuffer Options

It can be easy to buy gifts for your family, even your friends. You know what your children have been eyeing all year. Your spouse has hinted at that patio furniture more than once. And even your in-laws can be appeased with a good stock of imported tea as a stocking stuffer. But over the […]

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The Plant Paradox

The Plant Paradox – Dr. Gundry

Recently a customer emailed us about how they found our deodorant in The Plant Paradox by Dr. Steven R. Gundry. So of course we went straight over to the local book store and much to our amazement – there we were! Endorsed in the book as a “friendly substitute” for commercial deodorant brands! Once again […]

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YES our new plastic jars are BPA-Free!

Since changing our packaging from glass jars to BPA-free plastic jars we have had many inquiries about the plastic we use. Our jars are recyclable and BPA-free! The jar lids and the inner linings of the jars are #5 PP (Polypropylene) and the outer body of the jars are #6 PS (Polystyrene). It indicates Recycle […]

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men's natural grooming

Men’s Natural Grooming Products

Photo: carolina saavedra https://www.flickr.com/photos/127528419@N06/with/15359891887/ I was watching my teenage son get ready for a date the other day and I counted the number of men’s natural grooming products he was using. I guess things really don’t change – I would tell my 16 year old self not to overdo it with the hair gel! The […]

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cancer awareness month

Cancer Awareness Month

April is daffodil month in Canada. Yes, the flowers are starting to poke their way through the cold earth and the birds are chirping a little bit louder. But the daffodils I’m referring to are for the cancer awareness campaign run by the Canadian Cancer Society. I take time this month to reflect on friends […]

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