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9 Favourite Self-Care Habits and Practices for Spring

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“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” -Anne Dudley Bradstreet Back in 2016, I published a round-up of eight of my favourite self-care habits and practices for winter and it’s been one of my most popular […]

How to Plant Garlic (with a small yard or a big one!)

Many people take it at the first sign of a cold or flu. Me? I like it because of its taste (and because it wards off vampires!) This time of year, when the weather is seesawing between late fall and early winter temperatures (and the sometimes crazy weather that falls in between – like sunny […]

Seed Saving Libraries (AKA free seeds for you and me!)

I feel a bit like Oprah when I say that Seed Saving Libraries are one of my new favourite things. And the most wonderful news is that they’re cropping up all over the place! If you know me in real life, that’s pun intended. If you’re local to me, the Orillia Public Library, Essa Public […]