February Monthly Picks

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Blue skies are peeking through February's cloudy days, and we're finding brightness in colourful fruit preserves, playful puppy energy, and candlelit dinners with friends. 

The Health Hut team is treating themselves to Juniper bubble baths and the words of Rupi Kaur while exploring the scents and textures of some exciting new product additions.  


MARY I’ve been testing—and loving—some gorgeous, new, locally-made serums: Wildcraft’s Bio-Retinol Serum and a couple of targeted skincare products from Mimar. Both coming soon!

NAT Rosewater toner and Monastery Attar Floral Repair Concentrate. Keeping my skincare simple after a lingering cold that left my skin dry and flakey. I'm loving this combo!

RACHEL Health Hut Bubble Bath in Juniper, Ylang Ylang, MandarinHealth Hut Hand & Body Lotion in Eucalyptus, Vetiver, Petitgrain, Rahua Control Cream Curl Styler and Tata Harper Lip Crème in Bare.

MELISSA Activist's Manuka Honey Mask—I'm so impressed with this simple, yet extremely effective mask!

JENNY Living Libations Rose Glow Complexion Mist, Natureofthings Hair Cleanse Concentrate and Vitruvi Sleep Blend.

JENNA F. Miller Hair Oil post shaving on skin and as a weekly scalp treatment to soothe my dry winter scalp.

JERONNIE Tata Harper Clarifying MoisturizerHealth Hut Hand & Body Lotion - Vetiver, Black Pepper, Peru Balsam.

TARA Wonder Valley Sandalwood Yuzu Shampoo and Conditioner, Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical SerumActive Treatment Essence and 19/99 Precision Colour Pencil in Voros.


MELISSA Meeting up with friends after work for cozy at-home dinners.

JENNY Going to see Paula De Luccia's exhibition at Corkin Gallery.

MARY Visioning this year’s garden and seed swapping.

TARA Puppy classes with Dolly!

JENNA Restorative candlelit yoga in the evenings to wind down and movie theatre dates with my girlfriends, seeing Mean Girls next!

NAT Diving into the loving/giving energy of February by treating myself to thoughtful home cooked meals, Ferrero Rocher and Juniper Bubble Baths, possibly with a NEW HH candle lit at all times.

JERONNIE Weekend in Downtown Orillia taking the family to snow tube at Horse Shoe Valley Resort.

RACHEL Lots of dinner parties with friends (featuring their cute new pup) and relearning how to knit.


TARA The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

NAT Sam Youkilis forever

JENNY Daybook by Anne Truitt

MELISSA Nothing ATM. Come visit me in Leslieville and let me know your recommendations!

RACHEL Troubling Love by Elena Ferrante

JERONNIE Eat Move Think by Shaun Francis

JENNA  Home Body by Rupi Kaur

MARY  Slavic Kitchen Alchemy: Nourishing Herbal Remedies, Magical Recipes, and Folk Wisdom by Zura Zak


JERONNIE Homemade Chimichurri Steaks and adding a new favourite to our charcuterie boards—Tracy’s Wine and Craft Beer Jellies.

JENNY Kitten and the Bear preserves on my morning sourdough toast.

TARA Alison Roman's Split Pea Soup and Americanos from La Boulangerie on Dundas.

MARY Fruit preserves and herbal tonics prepared at last harvest. Now is the perfect time to take in all that captured summer sunshine.

RACHEL Sweet potato soup, The Company We Keep's is delish.

JENNA I have been obsessed with Le Marquis Sans Gluten’s Chocolate Croissants. They are from Montreal but I pick up a bag frozen from Joanie’s Pastries in London, Ontario.

NAT Simple Italian meals: pasta, tomato salad, rice balls and more—all the staples.

MELISSA Homemade Pumpkin Tahini Loaf.


JERONNIE Discovering Kybba Radio, watching family vlogs, and rerunning Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

JENNA Living in a 2000s rom com on Spotify.

TARA The new season of True Detective.

NAT The Worms Podcast. Worms defines themselves as "A magazine outside of conventional publishing that works across form and genre to bring under-represented writers to the literary topsoil." I am always a fan of everything this UK based magazine puts forward!

MELISSA James Blake's latest album Playing Robots Into Heaven.

JENNY Our Flag Means Death on Crave—this show is an offbeat, intellectual comedy must.

RACHEL Darkness, a true crime podcast from The Drag—a student-driven project out of Austin, Texas. 

MARY Monsieur Spade with my son. It’s like reading a vintage mystery novel without the eye strain.

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