Category Archives: Environment

Current Beauty Products

I hope you are grinning at the title. It’s a joke! I do not have a beauty regime. I just shower and go. Nevertheless, I do seem to accumulate products so I thought I’d show you what I have, à

Current Beauty Products

I hope you are grinning at the title. It’s a joke! I do not have a beauty regime. I just shower and go. Nevertheless, I do seem to accumulate products so I thought I’d show you what I have, à

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

Waste Not

A few weeks ago I mentioned our city has a new garbage pickup system. It is getting stricter in an attempt to divert more waste from the landfill. And to force compliance. A few years ago Halifax had one of

From Paper to Cloth

Grocery bags? Diapers? I have been reducing my use of disposable paper products for a few years, and I would like to chat about it. This post is not suitable for anyone with a phobia about body fluids! First of all, what

From Paper to Cloth

Grocery bags? Diapers? I have been reducing my use of disposable paper products for a few years, and I would like to chat about it. This post is not suitable for anyone with a phobia about body fluids! First of all, what

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got

Answers to True North Quiz

Here are my answers to the quiz in the last post, but not all of them are definitive answers, as you will see. Thanks to all who shared their knowledge and guesses in the comments! 1. The fashion victim in the photo

Answers to True North Quiz

Here are my answers to the quiz in the last post, but not all of them are definitive answers, as you will see. Thanks to all who shared their knowledge and guesses in the comments! 1. The fashion victim in the photo

True North Quiz

A lot of things I see every day are unknown in other parts of the world. If you are not a Northerner*, see if you can identify the following items. Answers to follow in the next post for anything not discussed in

True North Quiz

A lot of things I see every day are unknown in other parts of the world. If you are not a Northerner*, see if you can identify the following items. Answers to follow in the next post for anything not discussed in

First Canadian Winter

Whenever I speak to immigrants – even Rom – they are always very animated when describing their first winter in Canada. Shock and awe! For those unfamiliar with our climate, I will do a run-down of what we experience. I

First Canadian Winter

Whenever I speak to immigrants – even Rom – they are always very animated when describing their first winter in Canada. Shock and awe! For those unfamiliar with our climate, I will do a run-down of what we experience. I