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5 reasons to be eco-friendly (apart from saving the planet)

I have always been aware of my impact on the environment and have tried to minimise it, but it’s all too easy to become complacent – to get caught up in consumerism and to find excuses for our poor choices. 472 more words


Fake olive oil?..Don't make me unleash the monkeys

A special on 60 minutes focused on Olive Oil that had been mixed with other oils and sold as Extra Virgin olive oil…Whaaaat?
This is nothing new. 581 more words

Shockingly Simple Recipes

Midweek Tea Party

wanted to call this post “Teaful Tuesday” or something else clever like that but, alas, I’m home sick from work on a Wednesday.

This dreary afternoon I decided to enjoy a steaming cup of… 129 more words


Cash mob surprising a Leamington business

A mob is getting ready to burst through the doors of a Leamington business next week.

The question is, which business?

A cash mob will surprise a yet-unnamed business on Feb. 260 more words

Local Business

More Matte than MAC? What do the public make of Avon's new Ultra Matte Lipstick

I promised you a full review of my newest favourite product of the moment. My Star of the show for Campaign 5 2016 has to be the star of any show right about now. 455 more words

Nothing ventured, nothing gained?

Recently I was contacted, out of the blue, by a lady offering to sell me some of her jaboticaba crop.  Apparently she had seen an article about me in the local paper (thanks Ann Kirby of the Valley Weekender). 574 more words


Keeping it Simple

On a recent comment to farmersdotter Facebook page someone wrote:

“Food prices have gone up everywhere” and suggested to “Buy whole foods and cook them yourself.” 526 more words