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Gift Of Nature

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Gift Of Nature

All proceeds being donated to Nature Conservancy of Canada.  This collaborative project includes an all-natural bar of soap and recycled plastic soap dish.

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Winter Solstice & Yule in a Modern Way

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Winter Solstice & Yule in a Modern Way

I’ve been pondering the upcoming winter solstice, so I started to research this time of year more.  Naturally, I threw myself into reading all about the historical significance and ended up feeling all inspired about the solstice, Yule and Christmas.   I grew up in a Christian home, celebrating Christmas and the tradition of a roasted turkey meal on December 25.  December is filled with decorating a Christmas tree, covering the house in lights, enjoying time with family & friends, going to church on Christmas Eve and lighting our advent candle at the supper table for the month of December. ...

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Sustainable Harvesting

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Sustainable Harvesting

On warm summer days when I am out foraging with my husband and kids, it’s easy for me to forget that our back country is different than a lot of what the prairies look like now.  We are blessed to be surrounded by “untouched” and some protected land full of virgin prairie grasses and plants.  The wildflowers are abundant, and the local plants & animals thrive here.  We have a mix of grasslands, parkland, and boreal forest with badlands along the river valley.  I am conscious and aware of what plant species are endangered, which are abundant, and which are...

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Spring Crocus brings Hope

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Spring Crocus brings Hope

Spring is around the corner now and with the warming weather, a taste of being outdoors more in our Northern land is a delightful thought.  One year into this global pandemic and it has certainly turned our lives upside down but one thing is constant- the peace that comes from being in nature.  I feel we have all been reminded of this especially over the past 12 months.  I don’t know about you, but I find if I don’t get outside every single day for some fresh air, sunshine and just being out in the trees, then I really am...

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Vinegar Herbal Hair Rinse

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Vinegar Herbal Hair Rinse

Vinegar Herbal Hair Rinse You may have heard how apple cider vinegar has a bazillion uses, one being for your hair!  So have you jumped on that band wagon yet and tried it?  It’s true- apple cider vinegar has an array of benefits for your hair and scalp health.  To name a few- it helps balance the pH of your scalp, increase shine, reduce frizz, improve dandruff, sooth scalp irritations, strengthen hair health, encourage growth.  Amazing right?  Now you’re probably thinking “okay, but how do I use it?” Everyone’s hair is different so finding the sweet spot might take some...

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