During the Christmas holidays it's always nice to bring a gift to your hostess. Creating a DIY gift is not only a personal demonstration to show appreciation, you'll save money and can choose what ingredients you put in. Reed diffusers are an attractive way to freshen up a room, and they serve as modern home… Continue reading Creating an Eye Catching Hostess Gift
I urge you to read the back of your bath and beauty products. Go ahead. Somewhere within the ingredients list, you will see 'fragrance.' A bit vague isn't it? Fragrance, what does that mean exactly? It means a cocktail of harmful chemicals have been added to your product to mimic a scent. Secondly, these don't… Continue reading Fragrance – What’s in it,exactly?
With the holidays around the corner, a seasonal home scent is always enjoyed. You can create a cheap and simple home scent in minutes using your household items. Forget the expensive, artificial scents, and create your own, naturally! What you'll need: medium saucepan water spices fresh fruit essential oils Add 2 cups of cold water… Continue reading Creating a Natural Holiday Home Scent
You may have noticed blogs on the internet, YouTube tutorials, and pins on Pinterest convincing us that DIY (doing it yourself) is easy. So is it really worth it? As an avid DIYer the answer is definitely YES! Yes, it's worth the time, money, and effort to make your own body products. As consumers we… Continue reading Why You Should DIY Instead of Buy
Amethyst is my birthstone, so naturally I place them everywhere in my home. One day I felt my window plant needed some decorating, as it was wilting, and pathetic looking. The next morning I noticed the plant was standing taller, however, I didn't give it much thought. A few days later though, I noticed the… Continue reading I Put a Crystal in My Potted Plant and This Happened
Do you have a favourite flower that you wish could bloom forever? Why not take your summer flowers and turn them into something you can continue to enjoy for weeks, and months to come? Floral water is easy to make, and the perfect way to preserve those fresh cut blossoms. Floral waters can be used… Continue reading How to Preserve Your Summer Flowers
Do no harm to the bugs, but we can still keep them away safely. Essential oils are an effective way to keep your patio and porch mosquito, ant, and spider free all summer. I will share with you my secret recipe. DIY Bug Off Spray 1 clean and empty spray bottle (approx. 30 oz.) 30… Continue reading Natural Ways to Keep the Bugs Away