Posts in category Five on Friday

5 Easy to Grow Perennials for Edmonton #FiveonF...

5 Easy to Grow Perennials for Edmonton #FiveonFriday

Now that things in my garden are getting established, I thought it would be nice to share about some of the perennials that are doing really well in our Edmonton climate (Zone 3a). I’m beginning to really love perennials because they come back every year and announce it’s time for spring! We did landscaping from […]

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Strawberries #Fiveon...

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Strawberries #FiveonFriday

Every year, Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out their list of produce with most pesticides: the Dirty Dozen, along with their list of the Clean Fifteen (produce with least amounts of pesticides). For several years, apples have been the top offender. This year, strawberries areĀ at the top of the list. So for today’s Five on […]

5 Things to Take on a Trip with a 5 Year Old #F...

5 Things to Take on a Trip with a 5 Year Old #FiveonFriday

Traveling with a child can be a tad challenging… or super stressful and frustrating. I haven’t made any long trips with my daughter since she was a toddler (tips for traveling with a toddler here!), but I am excited to take a trip with her now that she’s 5! I’m definitely expecting less of the […]

5 Essential Oils for Acne #FiveonFriday

5 Essential Oils for Acne #FiveonFriday

Even in my mid-30s I’m still battling acne, especially around times of hormonal changes… So I was really excited to find out about some specific essential oils for acne that I had not known could be useful for fighting it. For my Five on Friday post today, here are 5 essential oils for acne! 1 […]

5 Mom Sanity Savers #FiveonFriday

5 Mom Sanity Savers #FiveonFriday

If you’re a mom, then you know that motherhood brings with it a very difficult balance – and your sanity is often on the line. This Friday, all the #FiveonFriday bloggers are focusing on Mom Sanity Savers – the things that help us all to keep our sanity! Here are mine! 1 – Google Calendar […]

5 (Guilty Pleasure) Healthier Treats #FiveonFri...

5 (Guilty Pleasure) Healthier Treats #FiveonFriday

Some people eat 3 solid meals a day and don’t snack much the rest of the day. I am NOT one of those people. I am totally a compulsive snacker. And nobody loves having a little treat more than me. But trying to set a good example for my daughter and trying to have a […]

5 Things to Do Before Spring Arrives #FiveonFri...

5 Things to Do Before Spring Arrives #FiveonFriday

It’s still February, but with the unseasonally warm temperatures we’ve been having in Edmonton, we can’t help thinking that SPRING IS COMING!! (Climate change is not a myth. Our climate this winter has been seriously wonky.) I’m trying to be proactive and think about what I need to do before spring DOES arrive, so I’m […]

Why NOT to Buy Flowers for Valentine’s Da...

Why NOT to Buy Flowers for Valentine’s Day #FiveonFriday

Chocolate and flowers are the stereotypical gifts for Valentine’s Day, and I can understand why. I love chocolate (fair trade organic camino chocolate, to be exact). And I love flowers. But I no longer love to get a bouquet of cut flowers, for several reasons (which I first discovered when writing my wishlist for Mother’s […]

5 Ways I Refresh My Spirit #FiveonFriday

5 Ways I Refresh My Spirit #FiveonFriday

Do you ever feel like you keep going and going because there’s an endless list of things to do and you can’t ever catch up? Like you’re in survival mode – permanently? Like you want to sit down and chill but you feel guilty because you’re wasting precious time that you could be doing something […]

Hi! I'm Judith. I'm passionate about green, toxin-free, healthy living. I share my journey and experiences on Juicy Green Mom so you can feel empowered, enlightened, and inspired to make educated eco-friendly product and lifestyle choices.

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