5 Benefits of Living in the Forest

5 Benefits of Living in the Forest

We all know that spending time in the forest is good for our well being, right? Sure, it’s backed up by science, but that’s no surprise to those of us who have spent any time at all in the woods. It might be the colours, […]

Why I don't use essential oils

Why I Don’t use Essential Oils (Yet)

I don’t use essential oils for the same reasons I didn’t watch Twilight. “What?” I hear you say. “But essential oils are wonderful and fragrant and good for you. Twilight is sparkly vampires and bad actresses and exploitation of teenage sexual insecurities.” That is true. […]

Spend Less, Live More

Spend Less, Live More

Spend less than you earn. It’s a popular mantra, and for good reason. But I think many of us look at the (seemingly simple) equation and try to figure out how we can ramp up the earning variable. I have never focused my life and goals […]

Roots Run Deep

My husband and I were married on the back of this property. Even then, we both knew we wanted to make this neighbourhood home, but we went on to start our life together in a nearby city. I was writing for lifestyle magazines and he was going […]