The beauty industry is a 50 billion dollar industry which we all contribute to. On average, women apply approximately 10 beauty products on their bodies each day. From cleansers, to creams, makeup, hair spray, and nail polish. That's a lot of chemicals! In The DIY Apothecary book, we discuss the chemicals found in cosmetics and… Continue reading Are You in a Toxic Relationship With Beauty?
This time of year we usually start to plan our winter vacation. By January many of us are itching to feel the warmth of the sun, and sand. Sadly, due to the Corona19 virus we must make due with staying home. For many of us, the thought of more quarantine time is downright depressing. I… Continue reading Keeping Spirits High During Winter Quarantine
If you can't wait for 2020 to end, you're not alone. It's been a long and difficult struggle for all of us in different ways. There's one thing we can't take for granted; our health. Here's wishing you a safe and healthy Christmas season, and throughout the New Year. I'd love to share my natural… Continue reading Wishing You a Healthy Christmas Holiday
When you think about DIY'ing a new project, do you feel daunted by the risk of failure? Does the TV show "Nailed it" come to mind? Well, if you said yes to either of those questions, don't let fear hold you back. I am all too familiar with failure, and I'll tell you honestly, many… Continue reading Turn Your DIY Fails Into Successes
It's my favourite season ~ autumn, and harvesting is all around us. Are you a pumpkin spice fan or not? Organic pumpkin puree is a staple around my home. It's not just for eating, you can drink it, and use it in your beauty routine. Pumpkin puree is packed with vitamins and antioxidants that protect… Continue reading Get the Pumpkin Spice Glow!
Now that summer is upon us, and we are beginning to venture out of self-quarantine, I wanted to share my favourite DIY gardening tips. But before I do, I want to tell you The DIY Apothecary is available online in over 30 international online stores. Once the brick and mortar book stores reopen we will… Continue reading Do No Harm Gardening Tips