This is an {un}blog, and not really a blog (because I never really do anything completely conventionally), but I certainly do have a lot to say and share (for those of you who know me, you did not need me to spell this out). I’m SO fortunate to be able to connect with people, products, and ideas that I find incredibly inspiring every day, and I hope to use this virtual space to give you an inside look into what’s going on in my (crazy) world…which, I share with you.

Along with my small but mighty team, we will be posting content under 3 main departments, and encourage you to share with us as well. If something excites or outrages you, if you have a product or service that we should know about, or should you have any comments, complaints, criticisms or compliments please be in touch.

Our Stories

IWM: Andrea Scholten

We spoke with Andrea Scholten, Naturopathic Doctor and Birth Doula. Andrea treats many health concerns, with a special interest in women’s health, including fertility, hormone balance, gynecological concerns, pregnancy and childbirth, as well as pediatrics. We found out why you should see an ND if you’re trying to get pregnant, how keeping yourself in good health is good for your community, and the most important thing you need to remind yourself today. 


Organic Week Round Up

Although every week should be Organic Week, it’s an official celebration right now!

Organic food: it’s better for our planet, better for our health, and better for the farmers. Buying organic can seem like a big lifestyle change, but it doesn’t have to be. Something to also keep in mind: Organic is a guarantee of safety not quality, always take the time to know where your purchases are coming from too. (more…)

How to Start Your Very Own Podcast

Strong brands produce good content, and a podcast is a great medium for getting that content out there!

Podcasts can be a natural extension for your small business. They are easy to record, easy to share, and they introduce your customers to the people behind your company. You can even use your podcast to help establish yourself as an expert in your field. (more…)

IWM: Alicia Gonzalez

We spoke with Alicia Gonzalez, office coordinator + family member of Bautista Family Farms. Their 7 Hot Dates, are the best we’ve ever tasted, and we’re not alone in saying that. We found out why their dates are so incredibly delicious, the best (and only) time of year you can buy fresh dates, and why date farmers love to be outside when everyone else wants to be indoors. 

A Very Green Rosh Hashanah

On Rosh Hashanah, we celebrate the New Year and give thanks for the creation of our world. We dedicate time to family and friends and we reflect on our past year and celebrate the start of the new year. It’s the perfect time to make new goals for the year ahead and try to do better for yourself, your family, and our world.

How to create a great ABOUT ME page on your website

It’s one of the first pages we all click on when we visit a new website, yet it’s also the page many want to skip when creating their own online presence. If you’ve ever felt the struggle of writing about yourself, you’re not alone (but in our professional opinion, you need to learn how)! Here are some simple guidelines to help you endure, accomplish, and succeed in creating a great About Me page on your website.

IWM: Du La + Jonah Lusis

We spoke with Du La and Jonah Lusis, naturopathic doctors and co-founders of the Toronto Centre for Naturopathic Medicine. They are doctors, business owners, husband and wife, parents of two, and experts in women’s and children’s health, and digestive health, cleansing and detoxification. We found out why you want to visit a naturopath before you’re sick, why it’s more expensive to choose your own vitamins and supplements, and their secret to living balanced lives. 

Hashtagging: Just Do It….Well.

If you are new to social media, or have been ignoring hashtags, or not sure if you are using them properly, please keep reading. The hashtag is a valuable tool and there are tangible payoffs for your business – you just need  to understand a few basics.


Everything you need* to go back

Starting something new can often equate to spending a lot of money. Whether you’re beginning a new school year, heading off to college, or going back to the office after a break, you’ll likely need a few new supplies, but by being smart, a.k.a. “green,” you can take away a lot of the running around stress and certainly save plenty of your hard earned dollars and your health, too, now and throughout the year. (more…)

Don’t Let Assholes Derail You

As a business, dealing with assholes can be annoying. As a small business, dealing with assholes can be derailing – if we let them…and we know, first hand, they will try. It’s taken me years of practice, and sadly, much too much experience to even feel like I have enough expertise in this department to write this “how-to” post. (more…)

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