Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Bowl

After a fairly mild, but still very long winter, if I cautiously peek around the corner I can see spring finally making her way toward us. I can barely wait to shed my winter clothes, put out the patio furniture and start digging in the garden. for me, spring is always a hopeful time of year. It holds the promise of long hours of daylight, warmer temperatures, barbecues, hiking and finally being able to  get out of the house without twenty layers of clothing! I'm also trying to shed some … [Read more...]

FREE Furniture & More During Leon’s Customer Appreciation Event

Leon's Customer Appreciation Event is happening right now and continuing until Sunday, September 20th. Leon's is showing how much they appreciate their customers by giving away FREE furniture! And, as if FREE furniture were not enough, Leon's will also be holding their biggest furniture sale of the year.       There is a variety of ways to take part for a chance to win fabulous prizes! TODAY (9/16/2015) on TWITTER:    On Wednesday, September 16th you can … [Read more...]

How to choose foods with less sodium {Healthy Living}

Photo by By Noemi Margaret (cc) Canadians eat about 3400 mg of sodium each day. This is more than double the amount we need. Sodium is an essential nutrient found in salt and many foods. Our bodies need a small amount of sodium to be healthy, but too much can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for stroke, heart disease and kidney disease. Sodium intake has also been linked to an increased risk of osteoporosis, stomach cancer and severity of asthma. Do you know how much sodium … [Read more...]

Post winter storm warm-up with #EqualCanada

Friday, we had one of those, oh so Maritime, messy winter storms.  It wasn't the amount of precipitation that was the problem was the various forms the precipitation took!  … [Read more...]