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
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
Are you familiar with how useful house plants are to humans? For one thing, they help cheer up our environment by adding positive energy. If your home is stressful at times, try placing a plant in each room. Plants are also vital in detoxifying our homes from common household chemicals. Commercial cleaning products release harmful… Continue reading Why Your Home Should Have These 4 Plants
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
When is a good time to clean up your health? Now of course! What a great way to kick of the New Year with organic, all natural, vegan products. As they say, out with the old, and in with the new. Here's how you can make that happen. Ditching the commercial products: Rip off that… Continue reading Going Clean in the New Year
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?