Category Archives: Healthy Living

Moms (and dads): do you ever start brushing your teeth in the evening before bed and go all squinty-eyed and constipated-looking, wondering/worrying if this is the first time you’ve brushed all day?

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e-cloth® 101: How to Dry Wet Bogs and Boots

Way back before we had kids, while “tramping” the soggy trails of New Zealand, I learned that even the most waterproof hiking boots can get wet inside. For instance, if the “trail” is a 3 ft deep creek that you … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution – Family Outings that don’t go Awry

I thought I had the perfect activity for New Year’s Day: take the kids out to the woods, tow them in the sled the 1.5 km along the trail from the road to the BEST hill in the woods, and … Continue reading

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Contest: Win an e-cloth ® Mop!

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Congratulations Mandy Tew! Winner of the e-cloth ® mop. Thanks to everyone who entered and for all the great green cleaning tips. To make your tips more visible to others searching the net I’ll likely put a post together that … Continue reading

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Norwex Contest – Enviro Cloth Giveaway

If you haven’t tried Norwex yet, this is your chance to win an Enviro Cloth – Norwex’s best-selling, premium quality microfiber cloth valued at $15.99 (see my review). To enter, simply visit my facebook page, click on “Like” and add a … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Woes – What’s Safe?

Growing up, I was the kid on the beach wearing a long-sleeved, button-up shirt. Being that it was the 70’s, you can rest assured that I was the ONLY kid on the beach with a shirt on. The fact that … Continue reading

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What’s Your Hurry, Mum?

Ohhh, it’s hot today. The kind of hot that makes you want to lie in a hammock under a sprinkler with a cold drink in your hand. Sticky, breathless, exhausting. Zander, our two dogs (Riley and Roxy) and I are … Continue reading

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