As much as I like Saving Green….I also love Living Green by choosing natural products to use to reduce my family’s exposure to harmful chemicals. Making your own products is a fantastic frugal way to both save green and live green, but sometimes its nice to save the trouble and treat yourself to some already perfected natural products. That’s why I was excited one day when I came across @Mountain.Air.Naturals  on Instagram. I noticed their All Natural Ingredients and Canadian shipping policy and just had to try them out!

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If you’ve ever had a twinge of conscience as you throw your  cans into the garbage (knowing it’s just adding to the landfill)  then you might be interested in knowing the details of an eco-friendly initiative the students of Inuksuk High School have been successfully implementing!

As local residents of Iqaluit, you and I have a great opportunity to jump in and make a difference as well!

We were please to have the chance to chat with April Tucker,

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Grow your Own Food in Less than a Week!-2

I’m pretty much the worst gardener I know. The only time I’ve had a “green thumb” is if I painted it green 😉 It’s not that I haven’t tried… I have. I love the idea of gardens, greenhouses, or even just plants in the house. I love the health benefits that they produce both by the nutritious food they provide, the enhanced air quality, and by the proven mental health benefits of being surrounded by living things in nature.

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The smell of popcorn…for most it brings our minds to a happy place…perhaps with family or friends at a theatre relaxing, and having the buttery aroma fill our senses.

Popcorn is admittedly one of my favourite snacks. Not only for the aroma, and the childhood memories that it brings back, but also for it’s simplicity and affordability. When I discovered a way to add “Nutritional” to that list…well it is pretty near to the perfect snack!

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I’ve always had a bit of a sweet tooth … especially for cool treats like ice-cream or popsicles. In my effort to stay on board the “healthy train” I have sought out healthier alternatives that still allow me to indulge my taste buds, but without the guilt and the stomach ache of the unhealthy choices!

I was therefore overjoyed when a friend of mine told me about her favourite new treat….soon to become my favourite new treat 🙂 Its tasty,

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