Organizing

Working on Goals

This is the time of year that many of us reflect on our past and begin to think about the things we want to accomplish in the next. New Year's resolutions are somewhat of a failed tradition, so this year I have decided to look at things a bit differently and instead reevaluate some of… Continue reading Working on Goals

Recipes

I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

I woke up this morning in the dark. The power was out and I thought "Argh...this should be fun." Getting my daughter ready for school means getting her to eat an energy packed breakfast, packing her lunch, getting dressed and cleaned up for the day. It was actually kind of fun. She got to eat… Continue reading I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

FOOD, Sprouting

My Sprout Grower

This is the sprouter that started it all.   About 5 years ago I picked up this little guy from Mississauga's VegFest. I was intrigued with the notion of growing something other than herbs on my kitchen counter.  I don't actually grow herbs, not for a lack of trying, but when it comes to growing… Continue reading My Sprout Grower

FOOD, Sprouting

Sprout Salads

How could I have not written a post about this yet. My new love of salads thanks to sprouts and micro-greens. Crunchy, crispy, chock full of flavour and goodness. My mouth waters just thinking about it. About 5 or 6 years ago we went to the vegan fest in Mississauga. That day i came home… Continue reading Sprout Salads

ENVIRONMENT, Simple Switches

Liquid Handsoap #2!

I wanted to try a non-foaming liquid soap this time using the same basic ingredients as the one I have been using - Castile soap, water, olive oil and essential oils.  I got a great pump attachment for a mason jar that's been waiting to be put to good use.  I got it at Masonauve,… Continue reading Liquid Handsoap #2!