clean living, DIY, home and garden

Summer Home and Garbage Infestation Tricks

This time of year, especially during hot summer days, fruit flies and maggots are a nuisance. How to get rid of them without using Raid and other harmful chemicals? Follow my tried and tested tips below. First of all, start with flushing your kitchen sink drains as this is where they tend to breed. Drain… Continue reading Summer Home and Garbage Infestation Tricks

DIY, eco-friendly, natural cleaning products

Create an Eco-Clean Home With These Easy Steps

How much money do you spend on cleaning and laundry products each month? Now tally that up to each year? Of those cleaning products, and supplies, how many chemicals are present? Worse, how much is ending up in the landfill? The chemicals found in house cleaning products create the most toxic environments for people and… Continue reading Create an Eco-Clean Home With These Easy Steps

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, 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, Detox, Health and Wellness, Natural Beauty Products

Why You Should Always Read the Label

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

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