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3 Easy Ways to Beautify your Outdoor Space

During the hotter months of the year, we tend to do one of two things: squirrel ourselves away indoors in the AC or spend as much time outdoors as possible! If you know me, you know I fal...


Stock Your Natural First Aid Kit With These Essential Medicines

  Summer is the perfect time for backyard barbecues and trips to the beach and our favorite campsites. But before you start the grill or pitch a tent, you should make sure your natur...


Burger Bar Birthday Party

For Kate and my mom’s joint birthday family dinner last week, I did a nautical burger bar.   It wasn’t the most typical first birthday dinner, but the food was less about Kate...


Reframing Food Consumption in Eating Disorder Recovery

Raised in a mixed French and Irish household, the stove was the center of my childhood. I guess that made me predestined to be a foodie, who now enjoys food, wine, cooking and baking. As ...


CXWORX Release 15 Review

Hii everyone! Today I’m sharing my thoughts on the latest CXWORX release, so enjoy! *** CXWORX is Les Mills’ 30 minute functional core-training class. The class targets every ...


6 Summer Activities to Boost Your Spirits

Come summer, we may bask under blue skies, gorge on delicious barbecue and frequent the outdoors, acquiring boosts of vitamin D. However, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can occur in th...


Best of Our Blogs: July 29, 2015

It is the unknown that scares us most. Pain, anguish, hurt can be grounding. They can prepare us for future challenges. Armed with their knowledge, difficulties can direct us toward actio...


Stock Your Kitchen: Pantry Staples

There isn’t thing I like more than shopping for groceries.  Weird but true. I love to have a nice stocked kitchen.  It makes life easier when it comes to making dinner and keeping m...


Pack-and-Go, Paleo-Friendly Workout Snacks {& Larabar Renola Giveaway}

This post is sponsored by Larabar. Hi, friends! Now that I am back into the swing of things with working out, I am all about healthy eating and selecting quality foods to fuel my workouts...


Paleo Indian Lamb kofta

These spicy kofta balls are great to freeze for later. You can mix the ingredients together in a food processor for a more refined end result, but I like to keep them rustic looking so I ...


Stclements Great Room Traditional Family Room Toronto

Stclements Great Room Traditional Family Room Toronto


3 Rules for a New Healthy Product – Silk Almond Protein + Fiber

I’m always looking for the best way to lead a healthy life without spending hours focused on meal prep or working out. I love to try new products and find the ones that do double-du...



Q&A on THIH, Part 2

I still haven’t found my camera wire, and the ominous crunching sounds coming from my camera after spending three hours in a whirling sandstorm (more on that later) suggest I may ha...



Save the Planet & Look Beautiful with Natural Beauty Treatments

Staying as natural as possible is what we like to talk about here on Live Lighter. For instance, I recently learned that coconut oil and lavender oil can be a great mosquito repellent (al...


Ask Whole9 Canada: Why You Might Need A Break From That “Food You Can’t Live Without”

Welcome to Ask Whole9 Canada, where Summer Innanen and Sarah Ramsden answer all of your health and nutrition questions. In this week’s episode, Summer and Sarah talk about why you might n...


Vegan Double Chocolate Mousse, Version Two

  Hi everyone, hope you all have tried our first version of vegan chocolate mousse. It is really rich and delicious. I made it with silken tofu. It was a big hit with viewers as well...


Eco Emi Box Giveaway US Ends 8/9

Eco Emi is the first eco friendly sampling service. They offer the opportunity to review five to ten samples of natural, organic, green, eco-friendly products sent right to your door wrap...


doTERRA Introductory Essential Oil Kit Giveaway US Ends 8/15

With so many medications on the market and the worry about introducing unnecessary chemicals into our lives, it is nice to know that we can rely on natural products, such as essential oil...


NeoCell Collagen Builder Giveaway US/CAN Ends 8/8

This supplement is a great addition to smoothies. It promotes healthy ligaments and tendons in addition to overall health.


7 Little Known Fitness Hacks That Will Change Your Life.

 There is so much to learn about workout properly, it can be as confusing as you want to make it. However, there are some simple tips, tricks and hacks that anyone can do to make wor...


The Amazing Health Benefits Of Nutritious Lentils.

 Lentils are one of nature’s nutrient powerhouses. They contain generous doses of fiber, protein and iron, which are all vital to maintain healthy weight, digestion and energy levels...


Review, Coupon & Deliciousness By Veev | VitaFrute Margarita Cocktails!

It’s 150 94 degrees here in southern California, the perfect day to enjoy some cold drinks with friends or neighbors to cool down. I signed up to participate in a review for VitaFr...