Lifestyle


Classic Films For The Halloween Season

There’s something about October that just makes you want to curl up and enjoy some fiction. For a lot of people that means curling up with a long novel they’ve been meaning to get to, or even one they re-read every year. But for we film lovers, it means digging up a few scare flicks. As for yours truly, I like to opt for older gothic and horror films, because they’re the ones I watched growing up this time of year and there’s a sense of nostalgia. Sure, some of them are campy (if not straight up ridiculous), but......

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BOOK TALK WITH GSPL: DEB MCINTOSH

Deb McIntosh was the Executive Director for local trails group Rainbow Routes Association for 11 years before recently becoming City Councillor for Ward 9 of the City of Greater Sudbury. Deb always has some kind of reading material with her in case an opportunity comes up to read while waiting somewhere, but nowadays it is more often something work-related than reading for pleasure. She has been inspired by books many times in her life and usually by a book suggested by someone else. Here are five books, and the story of who suggested them to her, that helped shape......

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FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO CANADA- BRINGING CHILD WELLNESS AND MINDFULNESS TO SUDBURY

Starting in Cape Town, South Africa, Tarryn Cothill launched Little Souls in 2015- which offers training for parents on baby massage, as well as yoga for children. Now located in Sudbury, Tarryn wants to care for her new community. Tell us a little about yourself and Little Souls. My family and I moved from Cape Town to Sudbury this past January. I have a diploma in kinesiology, am registered Yoga4Kids teacher and registered infant massage trainer. I was in South Africa when I had a dream with little hands and feet waving in the air. I knew it was......

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What Colour is My Room – Make Your Brand Memorable 

I’m sitting in a coffee shop and my friend looks over at me and says, “Have you ever heard that quote from Warren Buffett; “I couldn’t tell you what colour my room is because I have numbers running through my head all day”? That quote might not be exact but I hope if it isn’t you will correct me. It was a very cool thing for me to hear at that moment because I have spent years trying to figure out why “we” remember certain things and forget other things. I was a horrendous student. Especially when it came to testing that required......

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Brüha: Easily discover and create events

Brüha is a local Canadian tech-startup developing an entertainment discovery and ticketing platform to help users find something to do in their city and purchase tickets. They are based out of Hamilton, ON but one of their co-founders, Ryan O’Neil, is from Sudbury! We spoke with Ryan to find out more about Brüha, what’s it’s like to develop an app and his thoughts on the Sudbury tech scene. Tell us a bit about Bruha and how you came up with the idea to start your company. Brüha is an entertainment discovery and ticketing provider changing the way people interact with their community,......

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ALMOND COCONUT THUMB COOKIES

These are a great grab and go snack that are healthy and filling, they also are vegan and gluten free.  They are quick and easy to make using minimal ingredients.  If you are not a pro in the kitchen, then this is a great recipe for you! Makes approx. 8 cookies You will need: 1 cup of raw almonds ½ cup of raw shredded coconut ¼ tsp of cinnamon 11 dates pitted and soaked (soaking dates in water for a couple hours helps to soften them) ½ cup of frozen berries (either mixed or whatever kind you prefer) 2......

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HEALTH FOOD STORE SHOPPING LIST: THRIVE HEALTH FOOD ESSENTIALS

For any of you who have never been to Thrive Health Food Essentials, it offers a selected variety of products.  They specialize more in local/homemade products and the owners are the kindest ladies to talk to. Here are some products I checked out that I enjoyed and I recommend you try too! Heavenly Organics- Ginger chocolate honey patties: This is a yummy gluten free, dairy free treat that has no added sugar.  Due to the fact that this product includes 100% dark chocolate and raw white honey it has some immune boosting antioxidants.  The outside shell is very bitter,......

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HOW TO TRAVEL SOLO
Lifestyle |
May 09, 2017

HOW TO TRAVEL SOLO

You’ve done the family roadtrip to Florida, you’ve done the all-inclusive with your friends, perhaps you’ve even ventured on something like a Contiki group tour. Next challenge: The Solo Trip. Packing your bags, leaving your itinerary with someone at home, and getting dropped off at the airport/train station/car rental place is particularly freeing feeling. Having just returned from my own solo trip to Iceland, I have some tips to make you feel comfortable. Don’t underestimate what you’re capable of. Though it is becoming more popular, a large part of what holds people back is comparing their comfort zone to......

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HOW TO NATURALLY FIGHT ALLERGY SEASON

Are you a person who suffers from runny noses, clogged sinuses or itchy eyes whenever the snow melts and the flowers bloom? You are probably one of those people who “love” winter just because you dread allergy season.  Well spring doesn’t have to always be related with allergies, and here are some tips to help you welcome the greenery without the suffering. Herbs Herbs are an easy drug free way to help with some symptoms you may be experiencing.  You can enjoy herbs in tinctures or in teas, if you love teas then enjoy some of these loose leaf......

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SWEET POTATO BEET FRITTATA

This is a quick and easy recipe that can be transitioned through breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It is gluten free and has the option to be made dairy free.  I always recommend sourcing local farm fresh eggs, there are many farms and hobby farms in the Sudbury area that using good quality farm fresh eggs shouldn’t be a challenge. Hope you enjoy whipping up this delightful recipe! You will need: 4 farm fresh eggs 1/2 cup of Almond milk/Cow’s milk Half of a large Sweet Potato 2 small Beets 2 tbsp of Grapeseed Oil 1 small Red Onion 1......

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