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4 Reasons to Shop Small Businesses This Holiday Season

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4 Reasons to Shop Small Businesses This Holiday Season

Small and local businesses bring unique character to their communities. Unfortunately, many of these businesses are suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, an October 2020 Canadian Federation of Independent Business study found only 28 percent of Canada's small businesses were experiencing a normal level of sales. Yet, a strong holiday season would...

Avoid Harmful Chemicals in Your Children’s Clothing

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Avoid Harmful Chemicals in Your Children’s Clothing

When it comes to our children, we are incredibly vigilant concerning their diet. We avoid overly processed foods, try to monitor sugar intake, and insist on providing a well-balanced diet that incorporates all the essential food groups. However, the same level of attention is not placed on children's clothing! Unfortunately, some of our once favorite and trusted brands are made with numerous harsh chemicals that should be avoided. Here are a few to look out for when deciding on clothing for your family.

Celebrate Spooky Season This Year With Sustainability

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Celebrate Spooky Season This Year With Sustainability

With Halloween fast approaching, and all this free time on our hands, let's try to use it to our advantage and create our own costumes. Some of the best costumes are made by hand, and why would we want to buy wasteful and cheaply made retail costumes when we can make them ourselves? Use some of these eco-friendly ideas to save much-needed money and create meaningful memories by crafting your own Halloween magic this year.