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
Are you tired of hearing about covid-19? I think most of us are, but it's only just begun so here are some common sense tips on coping. ~ Don't listen to the hype. Follow the simple instructions of your local health unit. Avoid the mass media which can blow things out of proportion. ~ Stop… Continue reading Common Sense During Coronavirus
We've all been there...great hair day, but greasy at the roots. No time to wash and blow dry again, so what to do? Dry shampoo! If you're not familiar with this product, it is commonly sold at drug stores, and hair salons. You would spray the dry shampoo onto your roots and the result; fresher… Continue reading Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed
There's no question, we live in a wasteful society. From plastic bags, straws, take-away containers, not to mention the copious amounts of food waste. Our landfills are over loaded, our cities and oceans are littered with rubbish, birds and marine animals are dying from plastic pollution. Statistics say that only 9% of plastics actually make… Continue reading Living in a Wasteful Society
If you've been following along with our many DIY tutorials and tips, you'll be excited to hear the news. Our DIY book is coming soon to a bookstore near you! That's right! Over the past several months I've been writing and photographing my favourite DIY natural bath and body products, and I can't wait to… Continue reading The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!
Think of the last time you shopped for personal care products. How did you determine what type of shower gel or shampoo to buy? Do you typically choose the best price, what's on sale, or do you have a favourite brand? How we typically choose a brand has a lot to do with the packaging… Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Label