The last holiday party you attended probably included plastic plates and silverware. And let me guess, there were paper napkins and red plastic cups. If gifts were exchanged, how much wrapping paper was thrown out? Be honest. It was a lot, right? And the food! How many parties have we all been to where there […]
Looks like it is back to school time for most kids. Gearing up for the new school year can be fun, green and litter-less. Small changes can have a huge impact on the environment while preparing your kids lunches daily. Switching to homemade snacks or the least packaged foods instead of pre-packaged ones and providing a […]
Plastic. It is everywhere you look and almost impossible to avoid. It is made from oil, which is a non-renewable resource. It actually takes more oil to recycle plastic than to make new plastic. It contains all kinds of chemicals from PVC to BPA to phthalates, which helps make the material pliable. These chemicals have […]
Wordless Wednesday, a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks for itself without using words; well not a lot of words! I never leave home without my glass straw!
birthday I am not a big birthday party celebrating kinda gal, but for J.P, it was important to celebrate with family and friends for little E’s birthday a few weeks ago. I would have been happy just hanging out with my two favorite people while enjoying the beautiful day! However, who am I to argue […]
I am enjoying this part of the “vegetable and fruit season” in Quebec. More and more produce is slowly coming into season, which means there is more of a variety of foods in my diet! I am especially looking forward to when the peppers will be available at our local farm. I am impatiently waiting. […]
Last week, I told you about the gem of a farm I found about an hour from my place, Runaway Creek Farm. Since J.P was on vacation last week he volunteered to visit the farm with me. I really wanted him to meet the owners and see for himself how beautiful the farm is. J.P. was […]
We spent more money on food this week than usual. I found a gem of a farm about an hour north of us- Runaway Creek Farm. It really is perfect, and so beautiful. They have 5 grass-fed cows, 6 grass-fed pig, lots of chickens, bees and acres upon acres of grass and gardens. They are […]