Support Local in 2021

Well, I most certainly did not continue with my ‘local gems’ bit prior to Christmas, as here we are December. 27th. I apologize as I was a bit rubbish carrying on with this. But I do want to say, I will highlight other ‘local gems’ in 2021; to be quite frank, Janurary and February areContinue reading “Support Local in 2021”

Local Gem #1: The Soap Company of Nova Scotia

Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia is home to The Soap Company of Nova Scotia, offering natural soaps, shampoos, melts for warmers, shaving cream and much more! The peppermint collection of melts (pictured) is for sure a favourite of mine, the peppermint scent is strong, long-lasting, and calming. The Soap Company of Nova Scotia products are widely availableContinue reading “Local Gem #1: The Soap Company of Nova Scotia”

Making Your Holidays a Local Affair

We should all make a goal to make all things ‘holiday’ locally sourced. From the gifts we give to ourselves and others, to the food we serve and eat – we should all make a greater effort to support local, independent, hardworking small businesses. Here are just a few reasons why: Many local and smallContinue reading “Making Your Holidays a Local Affair”

Celebrating Black Music: Then & Now

The black community not only has always appreciated and produced good music, but they have brought forth many good hits with various rhythms and sounds. These tracks have carried a sense of soul and tradition from our ancestors, and have created chart toppers in funk, soul, pop, motown, gospel and numerous other genres. We haveContinue reading “Celebrating Black Music: Then & Now”

Far from Silent

June. 2nd, 2020 was dubbed ‘Black out Tuesday’ as a part of the Black lives matter movement. I posted a black out picture to support this motive, but I would like to clarify something since I haven’t posted anything since. I do not want anyone mistaking my lack of posting since June. 2nd for beingContinue reading “Far from Silent”

Self Isolation Day 15-33: Images of Mothers

Today, on Mother’s Day, I want to share with you pictures and words about the women we all should be celebrating today … and everyday. Please note that I am not the artist of any of the pictures or paintings in this post, and I am including the artists’ names right here, thank you. Artists/Sources:Continue reading “Self Isolation Day 15-33: Images of Mothers”

Self-Isolation Day 3 – 14: Sad Times

These are indeed sad times for a place I am so glad to call home. For something so dangerous and reckless to happen in the midst of Nova Scotia’s people battling Covid-19 is brutal; it has left many of us in misery, wondering why this would happen. And now we are dealing with the aftermath:Continue reading “Self-Isolation Day 3 – 14: Sad Times”

Self Isolation Day 1 & 2: Motion Picture Comfort

My self isolation period has been reset, and I am back to square one. Unfortunately, I had to go on a supply run. While it felt good to go for a drive, get out of the house and feel the breeze in my hair, I remained anxious from point A to B, and back. IContinue reading “Self Isolation Day 1 & 2: Motion Picture Comfort”