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GREEN HALLOWEEN

By Larraine Roulston: Be EEEKO friendly!! For the Halloween hype, parents can green the orange and black treats, costumes and parties. Dressing up can become much more creative by looking in your closets for old clothes, hats or fabrics. A trip to a thrift store may also provide some good choices. …

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5 Dot Art Paintings for Kids

By Kerry Brooks: Dot art paintings have a rich history in Australia. Aboriginal people from the land down under traveled across the country and used symbols to communicate with others of the same tribe. That’s when aboriginal symbols depicted in the form of dots, lines and circles transpired. These symbols …

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Weekly Menu #16

By Fredrica Syren: I harvested beets this week so naturally I’m planning for both a beet salad and a beet soup for this week. Monday’s we’re in Swedish school after “regular” school so I usually like to make something that’s easy to bring and a salad is great for that. …

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Mushroom and Vegetable Hash

By Fredrica Syren: In Sweden, there is a dish called pytt-i-panna which is usually made with leftover potatoes, onions and meat and is like a hash but you eat for lunch or dinner.  It’s the perfect leftover dish. I make my own plant based version of this especially when I …

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Celebrating Waste Reduction Week 2018

By Larraine Roulston: October marks the celebration ofWaste Reduction Week in Canada (WRW). This year the event falls from October 15 to 21. The UK will host European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) during November, from the 17th to the 25th. Annual events promote building environmental awareness around issues of sustainable and responsible consumption. The week …

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Top 5 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Ideas You Must Try Today

By Jenny Harrison: So you have moved into that new house and it doesn’t quite feel like a home yet. There are certain tweaks you would like, wouldn’t you? All homeowners have their own ideas of how they’d like their home to look and feel. Few, however, care about how …

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The Importance of Good Posture

By Larraine Roulston: My childhood memories of maintaining good posture remind me of walking with a book on my head and my mom poking me in the back at every appropriate opportunity. Is the teaching of good posture habits and their relationship to healthy bodies a good idea? The year …

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DIY Powerbars

By Kim Robson: One of my favorite go-to traveling snacks is Clif Bars. They don’t melt in the car or your purse; they don’t shatter into a billion pieces when you bite into them, as granola bars can; and they come in an array of delicious flavors. But lately, I’ve …

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Weekly Menu #15

By Fredrika Syren: Another busy week and my meal planning is the key to stay healthy and eat healthy and clean eating foods. This week is a little international food week for us with asian noodles, Mexican enchiladas, italian pizza and American inspired mac ‘n cheese:         …

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