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The Arise Box – Ethical Summer Essentials

The Arise Box Review - Summer Edition

Even small, everyday purchases like as coffee, tea, breakfast cereal, and bread are a vote for something. How you shop and companies you support are a vote for what you believe in and the kind of place you want the world to be. For example, favouring organic produce is a vote for environmental sustainability and purchasing fair trade products is a vote for human rights. We have a great deal of power in our pockets and the choices we make…

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Fashion & Style, Lifestyle

The Classic Summer Bucket List

Summer always seems too short, from festivals to patio and backyard parties, the possibilities are endless.

Every time Summer rolls around, I become filled with ideas of all the summery things I want to do, but when Labour Day sneaks up, I'm always left thinking I missed out and didn't get a chance to do it all. So this year, I've put together a bucket list of all the classic summer activities I want to do this season. Keep reading to see what on my list…

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Home & Decor, Lifestyle

Giveaway with Happy Maps

Happy Maps Giveaway & Review

I love to travel, but there really is no place like home. And for me that's Toronto! What if you could capture the memories of your favorite place in a beautiful reminder that hangs on your wall? Well, that's exactly what Happy Maps does. And I’ve teamed up with them to do a giveaway so you can win your own personalized map art print!…

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Beauty, Lifestyle

Finding Time for ‘Me’ Time

Easy tricks on how to actually find time for yourself when your schedule is crazy.

Creating more personal time should at the top of your the list of goals you want to accomplish along with everything else. Finding as little as 15-30 minutes a day of uninterrupted, relaxing "me" time is so important. You need to make the time for 'me' time, in order to have 'me' time, it won't just magically appear. Here are some easy tips to add a little more 'me' time in your life…

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Health & Fitness, Lifestyle

12 Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your Health

Little changes can equal big results. And these little everyday moves will keep you feeling great. They're quick-and-easy tweaks to your daily health regimen can make a huge difference in the way you feel. So keep reading and try a few out every week, before you know it you’ll be living a healthier lifestyle.

Sometimes all it takes is a few simple changes for better health. Taking care of your body boils down to making good choices every day that end up leading to big benefits over time. You needn’t go on a strict diet, exercise for hours, or change your entire life to become healthy. Little changes can equal big results. And these little everyday moves will keep you feeling great. They're quick-and-easy fixes to your daily health regimen can make a huge…

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DIY, Fashion & Style

The Secret to Removing Scuffs from Patent Leather

Learn the secret to removing stubborn scuff marks on patent leather shoes..

Now I have been warned about patent leather, they scuff easily, can be difficult to repair, but look oh-so-stunning! Most scuffs will come off with a gentle rub of a damp cloth, but if that doesn't work, there's the secret ingredient you already have in your beauty toolkit…

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Beauty, DIY

Homemade Mango Body Butter Recipe

Make your own body butter with this easy 5-step DIY beauty recipe. This one uses mango butter which is full in A, C and E, which work to combat free radicals to smooth and moisturize your skin.

Don’t be intimidated by making your own skincare products at home. This creamy mango body butter is achievable in a just 4 easy steps. This one uses mango butter which is full in A, C and E, which work to combat free radicals to smooth and moisturize your skin…

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