Health + Wellness, Outer Beauty

Bite Beauty Review – AKA My Favourite Lipstick Ever

So, I promised you some safe, natural makeup. Well, ladies (and gents, if this is your thing), Bite Beauty is the first item in my list of safe, affordable makeup options. I am currently working on a drugstore list and a general list and a million other lists, because I like lists, and I like… Read More Bite Beauty Review – AKA My Favourite Lipstick Ever

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

During Which I Divulge, Shopping Like This

Fair trade things are in the gluten free aisle.

When I made my where to buy fair trade coffee post, I was thinking how weird it is that the fair trade goods often get shoved into the gluten free and health food aisles, and not always placed next to the “regular” or “normal” coffee, tea, and chocolate … but later that night, I thought… Read More Fair trade things are in the gluten free aisle.

Food + Drink, Shopping Like This

Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee

This Canada Day, my family and I ferried to Saltspring Island for a day trip to visit my sister. I had not intended to buy things there. I had intended to be frugal and under control: visit my sister, take in the scenery, enjoy the sunshine and gorgeous ocean, annoy some crabs. I did do… Read More Salt Spring coffee haul, and where to easily find Fair Trade coffee