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

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

DIY, Essential oils, Natural Beauty Products

Get the Pumpkin Spice Glow!

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!

DIY, eco-friendly, living green

Do No Harm Gardening Tips

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

DIY, Health and Wellness, sustainable living

Common Sense During Coronavirus

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