IDS 12 – Interior Design Show – Toronto Convention Centre


This weekend, don’t miss The Interior Design Show at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West. There are lots of interesting presentations going on this Saturday and Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2012. Here are some of the goodies that caught my eye!

Questions About Plant-Based Eating? Here Are Answers!


What is the number one question vegetarians and vegans get? I would venture to guess it would be, “Where do you get your protein?” If you click here you can find answers to that question and a whole lot more, tons of resources for anyone interested in a plant-based diet at your fingertips!

Alma Natural Quick Spa for Non-Toxic Nails!


Winter has finally arrived in Toronto and even though the weather was frightful outside this morning, with slush and sleet galore, calm and serenity prevailed inside this little gem of a salon. This is not just any nail spa – Alma Natural Quick Spa specializes in everything eco-friendly, safe and natural. This beautifully decorated space immediately induces a relaxed state …

Don’t Like Cats? Love Cats?


Here are Theo and Oliver, my rescued babies. They are about 8 or 9 months old and are already huge. We have had them since August and already I can’t imagine not having them in my life. I photographed them in a moment where they actually seemed to be posing! I never understand people who say they don’t like animals …

A story that will make you weep and make you think about what you eat . . .


This account made me cry and also made me think a lot about our whole food system. Written by social activist and humanitarian, John Robbins (who gave up his Baskin-Robbins fortune for ethical reasons) this story of a pig farmer didn’t turn out as I expected when I first started reading. I ended up feeling greatly for the poor farmer, …

And The Winner of Strawesome Straw Is …..


Comment Number 6: Nadia Harper Congratulations, Nadia! I am sure you will love your new straw. Please let me know your mailing address – there is a contact form to the right on this blog. Thanks to everyone who participated!