Health

Ep 8: Favourite Things Special – Beauty & Cleaning Products, Books, Kids’ Apps & Netflix Bingewatches

  In this episode I’m sharing a whole show’s worth of favourite things: beauty products, cleaning products, books, kids’ apps and Netflix bingewatches! Favourites include: Maybelline eyeliner Norwex glass cloth, floor mop system and BacLock kitchen cloth set I Know You by Annabel Kantaria The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie Apps – ABC Alphabet Phonics, […] Read more…

Ep 7: Allison Bell on resilience after infant loss, infertility, PPD & cancer

Special guest Allison Bell shares her experiences with resilience in the face of infant loss, infertility, postpartum depression and cancer, including the strategies that worked for her, and dos and don’ts for those who want to be supportive. You will be completely drawn in by Allison’s story, and her insights will hopefully be helpful to […] Read more…

Ep 6: Jessica Holmes on Mental Health, Use Tech to Declutter Paper and Don’t Interview For Pain

  Jessica Holmes (comedian/actress/writer/mental health advocate) is my special guest, I share how I use tech to declutter paper (for me and the kids) and why you shouldn’t interview for pain.     In addition to sharing her experience with depression (including her totally underwhelmed reaction to being asked to emcee for Oprah and how […] Read more…

Ste. Anne’s Spa: Girls’ Getaway Review

For most of my adult life I’ve dreamed of visiting Ste. Anne’s Spa in Grafton (fun tidbit: the original part of the building was built by the Massey family, of Massey-Ferguson), so when my friend Allison suggested it as a girls’ getaway for her 40th celebration I certainly wasn’t going to refuse. (Especially since she […] Read more…

Family Fitness Tips

I will readily admit I’m not the team-sports type, but my family’s fitness is definitely a priority. Here are some tips for keeping your family fit…and having a bit of fun at the same time! 1. Don’t discount what you can do in your own home (especially during the cold weather)! I have used my […] Read more…

Get Outside this Fall

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. After enjoying the outdoors during the hot summer months, it’s no surprise that our (my?) automatic reaction to cool, fall weather can be to head indoors. The fall is such a beautiful time of […] Read more…

SLOW: Simple Living for a Frantic World

If you keep up with Kate’s Favourite Things, you’ll know that when it comes to books, I lean towards suspense thrillers. (Basically, for the past five years I’ve read anything promoted with “If you loved Gone Girl…”.) That said, I also like to mix things up with some nonfiction, and I recently read a book […] Read more…

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