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Nikki Fotheringham


Nikki Fotheringham is a freelance writer who specializes in green living, life in the city, food and travel. She is a regular contributor to several blogs including Eat.Drink.Travel Magazine and Jib Strategic and she is the editor of She lives in Toronto with her husband and a very bad dog.
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16 Brilliant Camping Hacks to Make Your Life Easy

Freeze water in water bottles to keep food cool over the first couple of days and for drinking towards the end of your trip. Substitute your tent pegs for solar lights to shed some light on your campsite and this prevents you from tripping over guide ropes. Need fire lighters? Doritos chips or crayons will burn for a couple of minutes and will act as great fire lighters.
05/19/2014 02:03 EDT

Head to Dawson City, Yukon For Some Real Country Living

Stepping out onto a street in Dawson City feels like you're on the set of a snowy western movie. Born during the Yukon gold rush, Dawson City is a charming community with historical sites for tourists, pristine wilderness for the outdoor adventurer and breathtaking beauty for the amateur photographer in all of us.
04/10/2014 08:34 EDT
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Your Mani-Pedi May Be Toxic

Some mani/pedi salons go to great lengths to ensure that their employees enjoy fresh, healthy air. But if you can smell chemicals, then you are breathing in the kinds of noxious fumes that contribute to allergies, cancer and respiratory problems.
04/01/2014 08:49 EDT
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Ten Awesome Things To Do With Your Published Blog

Regularly visit sites similar to your own and engage with their readers who ask questions or share posts. These active readers are exactly the kinds of people you want on your site too and you already share an interest. You should also engage people who share your posts on their social media platforms by asking questions or liking their content too.
02/25/2014 05:14 EST

What to Expect When You're Not Expecting

Children are our most valuable resource; they infuse our lives with purpose and inspire a singular depth of love and devotion. I am profoundly respectful of anyone who makes the incredible commitment to do the best and most difficult job of all. But when it comes to having kids, I'm just not that into them.
02/04/2014 12:17 EST

6 Ways to Figure Out What to Do With Your Life

I have a veritable smorgasbord of friends in their late twenties and early thirties who are universally dissatisfied with life. "I don't know what I want to do with my life, but it's definitely not this," here's how to go about finding the right career for you.
01/03/2014 12:07 EST