Natural Jewelry Cleaner DIY
I remember being mesmerized by how sparkly my engagement ring was when I got it (seven years ago now). Over time of course that dies down. I’ve had it resized a couple of times, and both times it came back
Natural Spider Repellent for Indoors DIY
I just learned that it’s actually a myth that spiders begin to invade homes from outdoors in the fall, however, they do become more visible which is what led to this misconception. You see more spiders because fall is mating
5 Reasons to Unplug from Electronics + 15 Activities to Replace Them
Tomorrow, March 3rd, is the National Day of Unplugging. While your job and just life in general may not lend itself easily to unplugging for a full 24 hours, I encourage you to take this opportunity to carve out as
Homemade Flip Flop Foot Balm
Tomorrow, June 17th, is National Flip Flop Day! Every spring I break out the flip flops as early as possible, and I’m thrilled to say I’ve already been living in them for months now. I love being in bare feet,
Homemade Activated Charcoal Soap
I have always wanted to make my own soap, but whenever I read about how finicky lye can be, I’ve chickened out. Eventually online I came across a recipe that used “melt and pour” soap base, and I knew I
Get Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally – Trap and Repellent
A couple weeks ago given a pretty huge amount of pears. (Yay! They’re one of my most favourite fruits.) Unfortunately as they have been laying out to ripen, I have developed a bit of a fruit fly infestation in my home.
Homemade Deep Sleep Salve
I have a lot of trouble sleeping. Sometimes it’s difficulty falling asleep, but most of the time it’s issues waking up over and over and over again throughout the night. I have a lot of bad dreams as well leaving
Homemade Deodorant and Antiperspirant
Years ago when I first started out on this natural living journey, I made my own solid deodorant. It worked well enough, but I had major issues with the fact that it stained my clothes (from the beeswax is all
Bye Bye Blackheads Homemade Scrub
Blackheads, those dark, clogged pores, are no fun. They’re typically caused by an overproduction of oil. We all know we’re not supposed to pick at or squeeze them no matter how tempting, so what can we do to get rid
Is the Vulnerability of Creativity Worth It?
Today’s Blogtember prompt was “Get creative! Sketch, paint, dance, play music, whatever then give us a glimpse.” Even just reading those words sent a little spike of panic through me. Sharing something I’ve made, specifically something labelled “creative,” is scary.