Who Has The Nicest Butt? (Artistically Speaking…)

Social Media can either be useful and educational, or totally annoying and useless. But you can be guaranteed a laugh on a regular basis. I don’t even remember how I found this page, but it was definitely a link from one of the social media channels. Whether or not you have an appreciation for art,Continue reading “Who Has The Nicest Butt? (Artistically Speaking…)”

“Let Your Inner Light Shine” A Message From The Fireflies

Also known as “lightning bugs”, fireflies are actually a nocturnal variety of soft-bodied beetle. There are over 2000 species worldwide, and they are found on every continent except Antarctica. Did you know that not all fireflies glow as an adult, but they all do in their larval stage – fascinating! They also spend most ofContinue reading ““Let Your Inner Light Shine” A Message From The Fireflies”

Musical Monday: Presenting The Didgeridoo

I was first introduced to the didgeridoo (or didge, for short) many moons ago, while working for a fun store called Green Earth, that used to sell imported products from around the world. The store also had an extensive CD collection of world music, including the Putumayo Collection. But my absolute favourites were anything thatContinue reading “Musical Monday: Presenting The Didgeridoo”

Growing Basil

I love growing herbs. Most are fairly easy, they grow quickly, and my favourite part, they make our food tasty! One of my all-time faves is Basil. This is such a versatile and easy to grow herb. Its leaves can be eaten whole, chopped or ground. I love adding basil to any dish with tomatoes.Continue reading “Growing Basil”

Houseplant Care 101: Spider Plants

Houseplants are lovely. They can brighten up and decorate a room, clean the air, and make a home feel well, more “homey”. But we either love them or hate them! Some people are amazing green thumbs! They could make anything grow, anywhere. But some of us seem to kill plants just by looking at themContinue reading “Houseplant Care 101: Spider Plants”

Flowers For Hummingbirds

A few days ago, I wrote a piece about butterflies. Today I’d like to feature my other jeweled favourite, hummingbirds. I always feel privileged when these little beauties pay me a visit. Here in Southern Ontario, we usually only have one variety of hummingbird visit us, and that is the Rubythroat, although I have heardContinue reading “Flowers For Hummingbirds”

Simple Kitchen Hacks | Mental Floss

I found this article, and loved the ingenious hacks and tips it provided. I hope you like them too! From using cooking spray on your cheese grater to having dental floss on hand, here are some handy kitchen hacks you’ll wish you would have known sooner. Source: Simple Kitchen Hacks | Mental Floss Thank youContinue reading “Simple Kitchen Hacks | Mental Floss”

Five Of My Favourite Essential Oils

Did you know that there are around 130 essential oils and extracts? Until recently, I had no idea there were that many either. In this article I’m going to introduce you to some of the most popular EO’s, their therapeutic qualities, and some methods of using them to their (and your) best advantage. Number oneContinue reading “Five Of My Favourite Essential Oils”

Green Thumbs And Dirty Knees: Gardening Tips From Jen

Gardening is an enjoyable and relaxing hobby. I love the feeling of being one with Nature, with fuzzy, buzzing bees and butterflies flitting around. But it can be a lot of work too. With the weather warming up, I thought it would be a good time to offer a few basic gardening tips. My numberContinue reading “Green Thumbs And Dirty Knees: Gardening Tips From Jen”

Amazing Facts Of History. Today’s Episode: Queen Victoria

I have always had a thirst for knowledge. Even more so as an adult. I must admit, some of the things they taught us in school were just plain boring. but there are lots of ways to learn. I love books, and I love finding out things on the internet these days. But only fromContinue reading “Amazing Facts Of History. Today’s Episode: Queen Victoria”