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Things To Do On A Rainy Day

Rainy days suck. Walking around outside you get wet, even if you have an umbrella. Hair frizzes up and traffic is brutal. For others, like myself, there are many things to do on a rainy day – from relaxing, fun activities to getting organized and clutter-free. While in the past, I’ve shared how you can write a love letter on ...

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New Mom Gifts I Wish I Received

Four months into being a mom, I’m contemplating the new mom gifts I wish I received. Anybody who is a new mom for the first time will probably agree that baby clothes are the number one gift they get. I was inundated with numerous outfits for the various stages of babyhood. Don’t get me wrong – it’s a welcome gift ...

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Gifts for Father's Day

10 Fun Gifts For Father’s Day

This year, my husband is celebrating Father’s Day for the first time. He keeps talking about how getting a good night’s sleep would be an amazing thing. I’ll strive to give him the gift of peace and relaxation for at least a day. However, I’m also considering what to get my Dad and Father-in-law and so I’ve been pulled together ...

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How to Reduce Stress During Morning Commutes

At least once a year, there is a new report that speaks to the growing congestion of roads in North America.  Not everybody can take public transit to work. Although my current commute has me taking city streets for about 20 minutes, my previous job had me commuting for about 40 minutes on the highway. A public transportation commute would ...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Spend a Day on a Farm

I’m up close and personal with Leroy the llama. To clarify – as close as he will allow me. Leroy doesn’t like to be touched, so all I can do is hold out my hand to let him sniff it and snort a bit of his snot all over it. His soft gaze is entrancing. He’s handsome, with his big ...

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How to relieve stress through adult colouring books

If you happen to wander into a Chapters bookstore these days, chances are you will find a table with an adult colouring book display.  The reason is that many seek to relieve stress through adult colouring books, spending time focusing on something creative and fun and completely different from daily life. With so many stressful jobs out there, I bet ...

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Scents that trigger fond memories - whisky in a rocks glass.

Scents that trigger fond memories

Ever have a moment where you smell something and a nice memory pops into your mind? There are scents that trigger fond memories and make people happy – our brain records what we are sensing when we are feeling happy. I won’t go into all the scientific details but what we need to know is that the olfactory nerve (by ...

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