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How to Make the Best Natural Bug Spray Recipe with Kombucha Vinegar
For healthier and Earth-friendlier options, turning to essential oils is obvious, but this natural bug spray recipe also uses kombucha vinegar.
Day Hiking on the Etienne Trail at Samuel de Champlain Park
With 4 options for day hiking on the Etienne Trail, Samuel de Champlain Park between North Bay and Mattawa is one of the places we like to return to.
Hiking the Trails at Mississagi Park in a Long Weekend
Last May long weekend, for hiking the trails at Mississagi Park, we chose a romantic backcountry beach campsite with access to several routes.
Day Hiking at Pretty River Valley and Nottawasaga Lookout
Since we both love the Georgian Bay, we knew exploring the Bruce Trail while hiking at Pretty River Valley and Nottawasaga Lookout would be a good option.
Winter Walking the Laurentian Escarpment Trails in North Bay
Go winter walking the Laurentian Escarpment Trails overlooking North Bay, totalling about 7-8 km of interconnecting non-motorized multi-use trails.
Snowshoeing Along French River to Récollet Falls
Snowshoeing along French River to Récollet Falls is free, and it's a great way to spend a few hours outdoors!
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Hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail: Selection of Itineraries
Dreaming of hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney? Here are several itineraries for hiking the La Cloche Silhouette Trail, slowly or quickly.
56 Things To Do in French River and Lake Nipissing Areas
Chances are, there's a lot left for you to discover about this place. Here are 56 cool ideas for things to do in French River - Lake Nipissing area. Enjoy!
Backpacking Algonquin Park's Eastern Pines Trail to High Falls
Backpacking the Algonquin Park Eastern Pines Trail is a short easy loop that can be hiked in a weekend, or access it by water for a hike & paddle combo trip
Visiting Mashkinonje Provincial Park: A Guide [with Photos]
The definitive resource for visiting Mashkinonje Provincial Park, which has natural hiking trails, beaches & canoe access to Lake Nipissing, all for free.
Packing Lists for Backcountry Hikers
It's useful to divide backcountry packing lists into categories. Here I describe our hiking, camping, and cooking gear packing lists for backcountry hikers.
Backcountry Tripping in Mississagi Provincial Park
Days before leaving, we had cancelled our plans to go backcountry tripping in Mississagi Provincial Park, and so we're really glad we had a second chance!
Best of Green Niackery
Dehydrating Berries and Other Fruit: 10 DIY Tips
We like dehydrating berries we pick ourselves to save money while doing something good for our health. These 10 tips help make dehydrating berries a success
Lush Demystified: Top Natural Products, Shopping Tips
Lush is confusing. It seems eco-conscious, with fresh handmade products, but some ingredients aren’t natural or safe. It’s time to have Lush demystified.
Fun with Kombucha Tea: Yummy Recipes, Creative Ideas
With these little-known uses for kombucha tea and SCOBYs, you can have fun with kombucha tea! Check out these yummy recipes and creative ideas I compiled.
Keeping Honey Bees At Creekbend Farm
Dan & Tracy Séguin of Creekbend Farm may be better-known for the maple syrup partnership Sucrerie Séguin SugarBush, but they’re just as passionate for bees.
Wild Blueberry Picking Tips
We've accumulated lots of share-worthy blueberry picking knowledge, so if you’d like to get out there yourself, check out these blueberry picking tips first
Greening the Lunch Box: Waste-Free and Healthy Lunch Ideas for School or Work
Simplicity is a must when packing a healthy lunch for school or work. Going waste-free is easy on the wallet, good for your health and the environment’s too
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Canada Post Fakes Death to Commit Suicide
Canada Post announced that stamp prices will be going up, home delivery cancelled, and 8,000 jobs cut. It's old news, but there's much more to this story...
A Look Beyond With Medium Jay Lane
Medium Jay Lane has a special gift she enjoys sharing with others. She's naturally a performer & her insightful talent lends itself well to public readings.
Les écrits d'Aurélien Dupuis | Writings of Aurélien Dupuis
I first wrote this in French since it's about my great-uncle Aurélien Dupuis, an author & an accomplished man who is open-minded & passionate about nature.
Amy Miller's The Carbon Rush: Fighting the Climate Crisis for Social Justice
The Carbon Rush social justice film exploits Canada's role in carbon markets & the poverty & illness resulting from the supposedly green for-profit industry
Municipalities Across Canada Request Exemptions From CETA
A secret international trade deal puts too many restrictions on local governments. Many municipalities are passing resolutions seeking exemptions from CETA.
Memories of a Carnivore: A Vegetarian in Korea
Memories of a Carnivore: Adventures in Eating Ethically. Raw, humorous, irreverent. Fragmented. Rural & exotic locations, bizarre meals & language barriers.