Low Mood? Eat your Veggies!

By |October 24th, 2014|

If you’re feeling a little low today, maybe even a bit depressed, you may want to rethink your eating habits. A recent study finds that there’s a direct link between mental well-being (i.e. happiness) and the number of fruits and vegetables we eat each day. Researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School recently examined […]

Think Vitamin D with your Non-Dairy Milk

By |October 23rd, 2014|

Many of us (me included) are using a lot of non-dairy milks like almond milk, soy milk and coconut milk and have also introduced non-dairy milk to our kids.   Many times this is due to allergies such as gluten or lactose, and other times, it’s just that we and our kids prefer the […]

Tips and Tricks to Hang a Photo

By |October 21st, 2014|

Shutterfly has created a handy guide for hanging up pictures on any wall surface – drywall, plaster, brick and more.  So no more excuses on hanging up that great piece you have tucked away in your home.  Simply follow the steps in the picture guides to easily hang your artwork and photos.

 

Caring for Your Hardwood Floors

By |October 19th, 2014|

My home is approaching the decade mark. And, I remember how much I wanted beautiful hardwood flooring throughout my home. Now, ten years later they still look amazing. How did we do it? Here it is my best advice on how you should clean, care, and maintain your hardwood floors.

Sweep and Vacuum Regularly

If you […]

Valentino Handbags Sale

By |October 18th, 2014|

 

Some unbeatable deals on Italian made Valentino handbags on sale now at MyHabit  (but selling fast) – this fringed Valentino hobo is my pick – priced at $315, normally almost $900…

Correcting Our Forward Head Posture

By |October 17th, 2014|

Dr. Paula Moore describes techniques to help us correct our forward head posturing from endless hours of time on our screens – take a time out to watch and learn several very simply exercises you can do to help promote good posture and avoid damaging long term effects of bad head posture on your […]

Ezekiel Bread – A Low Gluten Bread Option

By |October 17th, 2014|

Ezekiel bread is a flourless (but not gluten-free), sprouted grain bread that’s packed with hearty nutrition. Ezekiel Bread (or Biblical Bread, as some people call it) uses sprouted grains, which help release all the energy from the bread’s assorted grains, making it easier to digest. It’s a nutrition-dense bread and something to consider to add both […]

Authentic Italian Spaghetti Carbonara

By |October 16th, 2014|

One of my all time favourite pasta recipes is spaghetti carbonara (spaghetti alla carbonara) .  An Italian grad student taught me this recipe a few years ago during a pasta party that they hosted at their off campus residence.  I have used the recipe so many times over the years, it’s suits just about […]

How to Balance Being Friendly vs. Private at Work

By |October 14th, 2014|

The Harvard Business Review provides us some insights about string the right balance at work by using filters to meaningful and lasting relationships at work and finding the right balance between being to open and too reserved at work.

To strike the right balance you have to use relationship filters to protect yourself from other’s […]

So Many Awesome Ways to Use Castile Soap

By |October 10th, 2014|

One of my favorite products in my green-cleaning arsenal is castile soap, a vegetable oil-based soap (not animal fat-based as most soaps are) which comes from the Castile region of Spain. I like that the same product I use to scrub my toilet and wash my hands is the still the same product I […]