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Why is spending time in nature so good for you?

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The idea that spending time in nature is good for your health is not as far fetched as it sounds. Originating in the 1980s in Japan, the idea is known as "shinrin-yoku" (森林浴), which translates into english as "forest bathing". Here, we might just call it going for a walk, a hike or just spending time outdoors. The general philosophy can be broken down into simple terms: if a person spends time in a natural area; walking, meditating, or thinking, there are many restoring benefits that can be reaped. Read more

Sesame Flax Butter Cookie

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

This week, Ste. Anne's Bakery is featuring their crunchy and delicious gluten-free sesame flax butter cookies - a tasty new treat for you to try! Read more

A Very Personal Story About Friendship

Thursday, June 18, 2015

If my story below moves you to consider committing a random act of kindness towards this brave teacher, coach, father and friend, please take a few minutes to look at the video and GoFundMe page that I put together to chronicle my friend's journey. Read more

DIY Mini Pedicure: Soothe Your Soles

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

It’s summer, which means it’s time to bare your toes to the world. If you’ve neglected your feet until now, we’ve got the perfect remedy to get you ready for those strappy sandals you’ve been dying to slip on. Read more

Morning Glory Bread

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Savoury, sweet and good for you, this week Ste. Anne's Bakery is featuring their gluten-free morning glory bread - a great way to start the day! Read more

Green Thumbs Up

Thursday, June 04, 2015

By now, anyone who has a green thumb has got a good start on their garden, and is probably starting to see those daunting cracks beginning to form on the tips of their fingers. Why not take the time to sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour while soothing your hands with a hydrating treat. Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Thursday, May 28, 2015

This week Ste. Anne's Bakery is featuring their gluten-free chocolate chip cookie - they are non greasy, slightly crispy on the edges and perfectly sweet. Read more

Learn More About our Wellness Classes

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Here at Ste. Anne’s Spa we are well known for many things: our breathtaking gardens, our delectable cuisine, our luxurious accommodations and our incredible spa treatments, to name a few. But did you know that we also offer a full schedule of wellness classes that run 7 days a week? Our staff of well-trained yoga and meditation teachers are here to ensure that every guest has a positive and fulfilling experience when they join in on one of our many class offerings. Read more

From the Ground Up

Thursday, May 21, 2015

It's the start of the growing season here at the spa and we want to show you what's popping up. We take pride in growing many of our own ingredients found in our Skin Nourishment products. Read more

What We're Working On

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ste. Anne's is a wonderfully diverse and sprawling property. Maintaining and improving our grounds and facilities is a never ending process. Below you can check out some of the things we're currently working on. Read more