DIY, eco-friendly, Essential oils, Tips

Deter Mosquitoes Naturally With This Tip

Mosquito bites aren't fun, and if you enjoy being outdoors during the summer months, protection from mosquitoes is important. Mosquitoes are active in Ontario from about May-September. They are annoying, and their bites can cause itching and swelling. This can also lead to infection and scarring you pick or scratch at the bite. Other biting… Continue reading Deter Mosquitoes Naturally With This Tip

DIY, gift ideas, Natural Beauty Products

Mother’s Day Gifts Made With Love

Mother's Day is around the corner, and with the pandemic you may have noticed it is getting more difficult to purchase gifts and supplies. This has been an ongoing dilemma for us all. I wanted to share one of my favourite recipes from The DIY Apothecary that will be easy to make, source ingredients from… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gifts Made With Love

Detox, Natural Beauty Products

Are You in a Toxic Relationship With Beauty?

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?

Essential oils, Health and Wellness

Keeping Spirits High During Winter Quarantine

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

Bath and Body, christmas, Essential oils, Health and Wellness

Wishing You a Healthy Christmas Holiday

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

Bath and Body, DIY, Natural Beauty Products

Turn Your DIY Fails Into Successes

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