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Tips and bits on being eco-smart at home.

Starting off simple…

There really is nothing “simple” about trying to be a hippie.  Humans continue to label “hippies” as somewhat outside the norm.  Personally, I think being all natural and organic should be considered NORMAL. There is so much “product” available for

Hi-Ho-the-Derry-O-A-Cooking-We-Will-Go!

Well, it’s official…my hippie-ness is starting to rub off on those around me, and even as far as the mid-Western US.  I have a request to share some recipes!  My niece, and new Mother, Amanda has decided that she wants

Saving Money vs. Saving the Planet

Yes, we all know that if you can save money you can live better.  So the story goes. I’m not entirely certain that surfing aisle after of aisle of cheep goods produced by slave labour in a far off country

The last show of the season…

Well, we did it – Amelia and I ventured out in -35 and set up shop at the Moonlight Madness Market last night in Melville (40 minutes north of us – for those not sure where Melville is).  Coffee cup

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Yes, I know….

I’m experimenting with themes and other technical bits – so if you think the site looks pretty weird – you are quite right!! I’m going to get this rolling as soon as I can, but in the meantime, for orders,

On being a self-professed Hippie…

Since I was only born in the ’60’s and not actually RAISED in the ’60’s I get a lot of strange looks when I announce to those who ask that I am 100% hippie.   I’ll have to say that the

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Mayonnaise and Philosophy – The making of a hippie?

There’s a certain philosophy involved in calling one’s self a Hippie.  To some, it’s an entire realm of anti-establishment beliefs.  To others, it’s a movement – born in the 60’s, held over through modern times. To me is a simple,

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Lesson No. 1(B) – meditating…made easy!

Well, I did it.  I can’t say it was earth shattering, or a revelation, or even a minor hiccup in the cosmic makeup of all things important – but I did it.  With help.  I’m in NO way going to

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The Fine Art of Joy

In my last post, I expounded on the virtues of being happy. To dissect this topic a little further, I’ve decided to delve into the practice of finding  JOY. The Cambridge Online Dictionary http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/joy_1 defines JOY as follows: Definition joy

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One dream, two businesses…

If you’ve noticed we haven’t been around much lately, it’s because my computers QUIT!!  Yes, both of them.  Total hard disk failure on one, and a blown mother board on the other.  A most interesting month July has been… I’m

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