Category: Shopping

The end of holiday euphoria: You can dig yourself out of that mountain of debt.

  Financial imprisonment.   Living with debt is like living for someone else’s needs. You took out a loan a long time ago or recently incurred debt during the holiday season, and you’ll be forever paying for it…. Read More

Don’t make a diet resolution: Support food system change | The Good Food Institute

  You probably haven’t met anyone who’s resolved to consume more cheese or processed meat in 2018.   But as we all know, the odds are stacked against consumers who seek to make significant changes in their diets… Read More

Festive flavor: Christmas Panettone Bread.

  If you love baked treats for Christmas, then you would love Christmas panettone bread. Christmas Panettone Bread is a sweet bread – a festive flavor – that originated in Milan, Italy. It has since spread throughout Southern Europe, and… Read More

Green living: First growth reclaimed transforms discarded lumber into festive trinkets | Georgia Straight Vancouver

  Green Living: First Growth Reclaimed transforms discarded lumber into festive trinkets by Lucy Lau Salvaged lumber typically sees new life as reclaimed-wood furnishings, fixtures, and small household objects. But one local maker is preserving the precious resource… Read More

5 classic children’s toys that have been played with for generations.

Toys have been a big part of childhood for a very long time, having been developed by the Romans and the Ancient Greeks. The sheer variety of toys on the market is unprecedented. Although technology has had a… Read More

Women’s health: Are the cosmetics, cleaners and chemicals we purchase safe?

Are you afraid to purchase cosmetics, scented products and cleaners for fear they’ll cause an allergic or sensitivity reaction? Join my club! I’ve been dealing with allergies, and chemical and scent sensitivities all my life. Before I discovered… Read More

Host the best holiday dinner for your out of town guests.

  No matter how social you are — or how big your friend and family list is —  dinner parties can be quite stressful. For starters, you have lots of people crammed into your personal space. Home is… Read More