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

DIY, Health and Wellness, Natural Beauty Products

The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!

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!

clean living, DIY, eco-friendly, Essential oils

Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed

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

clean living, DIY, Essential oils, living green, Natural Beauty Products

Create a Lip Gloss with Only 2 Ingredients

Hey DIYers! This week I will teach you how to make an easy lip gloss with only 2 ingredients. No need to buy expensive lip products anymore. Ditch the fragrance, ditch the chemicals....why put that stuff on your mouth? This lip gloss recipe you can literally eat! What you will need: Small glass jar, or… Continue reading Create a Lip Gloss with Only 2 Ingredients

DIY, Essential oils, Natural Home Fragrance

Creating an Eye Catching Hostess Gift

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

clean living, Detox, DIY, living green, Natural Beauty Products, natural cleaning products

Fragrance – What’s in it,exactly?

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?