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Our Grandmothers’ Apron: A Fading History

posted on 16 November 2021 / 0 Comments

An apron is a garment with a thousand uses and full of history that has travelled through the ages. An excellent symbol of hospitality, its main purpose is to protect the clothing of the wearer. When we think of an apron, we immediately imagine a mother or grandmother busy in the kitchen, preparing a good meal.

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Pumpkins — From Decorating to Tasting

posted on 28 October 2021 / 0 Comments

Like cucumbers, squash, zucchini, melons and watermelons, pumpkins come from the cucurbit family. Originally from Mexico, this large fruit from an annual plant bearing the same name never ceases to amaze us for its versatility.

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How to Properly Care for Your Clothes in 7 Simple Steps

posted on 31 August 2021 / 0 Comments

With the popularity of “fast fashion”, we buy trendy clothes at low prices, but often their quality is poor. Taking the time to choose fashionable and comfortable clothes, produced fairly and locally, enables us to keep them longer. Let's encourage "slow fashion"!

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Mini-Guide to the Perfect Camping Getaway

posted on 8 July 2021 / 0 Comments

The call to restrict foreign travel in order to limit the impacts of COVID-19 is prompting many Quebecers to stay in our beautiful province once again during their summer vacation time.

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A Little Guide for the Perfect Mover presented by Entraide diabétique du Québec

posted on 28 June 2021 / 0 Comments

Summer is undoubtedly the biggest moving season and, as July 1 approaches, a lot of excitement is felt in Québec households, as it is estimated that 10-12% of moves in the province take place on that date.

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All About Eco-Anxiety

posted on 3 May 2021 / 0 Comments

The future of the planet is on everyone's lips at the moment and it is obvious that climate change is affecting our daily lives. For many people, the pollution caused by our consumer society makes them feel anxious and powerless. They are said to be suffering from “eco-anxiety”.

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5 Trends in Responsible Consumption

posted on 6 April 2021 / 0 Comments

Global warming, the depletion of certain natural resources and the extinction of certain species are direct consequences of the unrestrained consumption we have been indulging in for the past many years. To remedy the situation or—at least—to try and improve the fate of the planet, some of our lifestyle habits can be changed, in the interest of responsible consumption.

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Tips for Successful Spring Cleaning

posted on 17 March 2021 / 0 Comments

That's it! Spring is here and you're planning to clean your house! A colossal task, you’ll tell us! Even if this chore may seem insurmountable, it's possible to plan it well in order to make your life easier. So here are the tips from the Entraide diabétique du Québec team for very successful spring cleaning!

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Why Does Giving Do So Much Good?

posted on 18 February 2021 / 0 Comments

Buying something new or taking advantage of a service is definitely a source of pleasure, but this pleasure is generally quite short-lived and the desire to do it again is quickly felt. But did you know that you can gain pleasure by giving rather than buying?

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How to choose durable, quality clothing?

posted on 20 January 2021 / 0 Comments

What if we rethink our wardrobe to make our purchases more profitable? Entraide diabétique du Québec has put together a little guide to help you carefully choose your clothes and, in this way, stop throwing your money out the window.

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