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25 Newfoundland Hiking and Walking tips – Be a Winter Ninja

March 7, 2019

Our Newfoundland winters (sometimes well into June) can be mentally challenging and oh so long if we stay locked up inside by the woodstove. So after one of my bitter cold walks in gorgeous Chapel’s Cove, I decided to film a video of my tips for hiking and walking here in order to make it easier for anyone to get outside and enjoy the elements…no …

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Combat Newfoundland Winters with Casual Cold Exposure

February 27, 2019

Long Newfoundland winters getting you down…every year? Say hello to #casualcoldexposure. This is a new hashtag recently conceived thanks to a convo I had with CBC’s Gavin Simms who was out to the house doing an interview with Besh about his chainsawing a hole in the ice and plunging in our frozen pond all winter and studying the Wim Hof Method. I am a cat …

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Knock Knock, You Rock! Port Rexton, Newfoundland

August 29, 2018
Sometimes the weight of our weird world can get to me and that's when I come up with a plan to counterbalance it. That's the reason I invented "Knock Knock, You Rock!" (KKYR). I asked people on my Facebook page to nominate someone doing good things in the community and from the nominations, my original intention was to randomly pick 10 peeps to give a canvas print of ... Continue reading

How to Get Fresh Food in Newfoundland Year Round

September 18, 2017

Moving back to Newfoundland in 2009, I quickly realized the supply of fresh food here is a real issue since so little is grown on the island and we mostly rely on the ‘mainland’ for everything we eat. That means it is shipped or flown in and our weather is highly unreliable out in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, particularly in the winter. For …

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