Our Blog | December 2015

Do You Know How to Party?

by: EJ on 12/18/2015

This is an important question to ponder as holiday parties line up back to back or even overlap! In her hot off the press book, The Planet Friendly Diet: Your 21-Day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal HealthCat Smiley shares her tips on how to allow yourself a bit of indulgence during the holidays.  It can be a good thing!  And, if …

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May the Dude Be with You: The Final Day of Our 12 Days of Holiday #Giving

by: EJ on 12/12/2015

All good things must come to an end - but must they?  Today is the last day of our 50% off holiday sale, so I guess that good thing is ending, but the incredible value of the shared ideas and knowledge that forms the basis of our 12 Days of #Giving will stay with you.

I hope you took advantage of the opportunity to give to Syrian refugees on …

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A Holiday Gift that Keeps Giving: Launch a Business from Your Home Kitchen

by: EJ on 12/11/2015

It's day 11 of our 12 Days of #Giving annual holiday sale - there are just two more days to get your books at 50% off.

Today Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko are encouraging us to think of the new year and of how we can put some of those holiday baking skills to good use.

Is your favorite spot over the holiday season your kitchen, that spot where …

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How to Have an Ecothrifty Christmas Without Looking Like a Grinch

by: EJ on 12/10/2015

Today's blog for 12 Days of #Giving has very helpful advice from Deborah Niemann, author of Homegrown and Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-reliant Living, EcoThrifty:Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life, and Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More. She is sharing her recipe for spiced pear …

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The Business of Urban Farming: Lessons I Learned from my Dad

by: Sara on 12/09/2015

It is the 9th Day of our 12 Days of #giving and today's post is an excerpt from the highly anticipated, just released book, T he Urban Farmer, Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land by Curtis Stone. Curtis is the owner/operator of Green Acres a commercial urban farm based in Kelowna, BC. Farming less than half an acre on a collection …

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