DIY + Creative Things, Food + Drink, Health + Wellness

Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good

Recently I spent a few days visiting my grandparents at their beautiful property, after I quit my job and went on vacation before moving closer into the city. It was an awesome 3.5 days – I cleaned out a cave, hauled branches from that huge wind storm a while back, pretended to be annoyed that… Read More Gluten-free, lactose-free, egg-free, diabetic-friendly cookies that somehow still taste pretty darn good

Be Green, Shopping Like This

Green Works isn’t all that green, after all….

Oh friends, I promised you that I would share my triumphs in this journey as well as my epic failures. So to make good on my claim, I bring you this post. A few months ago I was in Walmart looking for a new alternative cleaner. I didn’t really think I would find anything, being… Read More Green Works isn’t all that green, after all….

During Which I Divulge, Shopping Like This

Success! The local grocer now carries ethical deli meat!

An encouraging story to start your week off right: The salon I work in is located about a minute’s walk from an Independent Grocer (that’s the name, it’s actually a chain store). The lady who manages the deli section often comes in to have her hair flat ironed fairly frequently, and since she has a… Read More Success! The local grocer now carries ethical deli meat!

Little Quotes

A Religion That’s Actually Worth Something

“Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” –… Read More A Religion That’s Actually Worth Something

Food + Drink

5 Grocery Stores With Ethical Meat + Eggs in the Greater Vancouver Area and Fraser Valley

So, I only eat free-range/friendly-to-the-animals-while-they-are-still-alive meat and eggs. The meat is a bit expensive, but it IS available at your handy dandy local grocery store, if you look hard enough. Also free-range and free-run eggs are pretty easy to find these days and aren’t too much more expensive than regular old cage eggs. I personally… Read More 5 Grocery Stores With Ethical Meat + Eggs in the Greater Vancouver Area and Fraser Valley