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5 Reasons to Drink More Water

If you find yourself reaching for tea, coffee, pop, juice – basically anything – over water this blog’s for you. Water – you love it, until you have to drink it. We all know there are many benefits to drinking water, and that we are supposed to have 6-8 glasses a day. But that seems

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The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

Beyond unconditional love, here are 5 ways having a pet can improve your life. They are a constant companion, full of love, playfulness and snuggles. They can provide endless entertainment, and quickly find a way into our hearts. Cat, dog, horse, rabbit, gerbil, no matter the type, a pet gives us so much more than

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5 Reasons to Start Feeding the Birds

I love when the birds come to visit my yard. It’s especially exciting when you get a Blue Jay or Cardinal. Those colours are so beautiful against the white, snowy backdrop. Or, in the case of this winter, the dull grass, tree stems, and muck. But by this time of year – mid to late

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Stop the Static: 5 Natural Hair Care Tips

It’s that time of year, you know, where everything you do seems to make your hair stand up? Straightening it? Static! Changing your clothes? Static! Leaning against a wall? Static! Usually I’m all for extra volume, but static hair isn’t exactly the way I want to achieve it. However, I also don’t want to be

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Bathing for Better Skin: Simple DIY Recipes

Looking to soothe, soften, detoxify or revitalize the skin? Or maybe you have some body acne, oily skin, or irritations that you would like to clear up? Look no further than the bath. Yes, you heard that right. Bathing does the body good in so many ways: it can calm us, relax or energize us,

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Braving the Cold: 5 Reasons to Get Outside this Winter

The cold is no excuse to hibernate. Here’s why you should get going and enjoy the great outdoors. Up the Exercise. If you are active outdoors the rest of the year but take winter “off” you are missing out. This is because the cold weather makes your body work harder to warm itself so activities

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5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood and Energy Levels

The days are short, dark and cold, its winter and all you want to do is curl up in front of a fire, veg out and wait for summer. We get it. But notice how the more you do that, the more you need to do that? Vegging out is good for you on occasion,

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Our Favourite House Plants for Cleaner Air

  It’s no secret that pollutants are everywhere, but did you know they are also inside your home? No matter what you do, you can always find something in your air. Whether you or a family member smoke indoors, use chemical cleaning products, cook, or even simply open the windows now and then, the air

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5 Resolutions For A More Natural New Year

If you are looking to live a more natural life – for yourself, your family and the planet – here are some simple resolutions to make for 2017. 1. Use less plastic. Plastic items are so convenient and are pretty much everywhere you turn. From food containers to kids toys, toothbrushes to shopping bags, there are

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The Holiday Season: Entertaining with Pets

The holidays are a merry time filled with get-togethers, food, decorations and gifts. And while all these things are great, they can lead to confusion with your pet. In order to get the most out of the holiday season for yourself and your pet, here are some points to consider.   Watch for signs of

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