Holistic homes and essential oils

“Many essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and effective against grease or mold. What’s more, they will not pollute your home, the water supply, or the environment.” Rachel Raba is an aromatherapist, in Washington DC. For years she has been using essential oils to create a healthy-home lifestyle. This includes alternatives for cleaning and personal...

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Beekeeper has a honey of a season

They’re a familiar sight all over Pictou County and beyond in the summer: little fuzzy black and yellow bumblebees buzzing from flower to flower collecting pollen to bring home. Whether you like them or like to avoid them, the busy bees are always hard at work pollinating flowers and making honey. After a good summer...

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Label Reading 101

What is the best skill you can have when navigating the grocery aisles? Label reading of course! It is so important to have this skill to be able to choose the best food choices for you and your family. There are so many products in a grocery store, with new items being added all the...

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