Home-Made Shaving Cream


For the last couple of years I have been trying to make whatever items I can instead of buying them and perpetuating the cycle of waste, toxins and quite frankly the spending of our hard earned dollars. Regular shaving cream is full of undesirable ‘stuff’ like parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, propolene glycol [Read More]

Valentine’s Day Craft Inspiration


Some love it, Some hate it. I’m talking Valentine’s Day. I know this is a very polarizing  ”holiday”. I’ve spent time in both camps. I’ve loved it and I’ve fallen victim to the ‘hate it’ camp. I see the points to both sides really. If you love it you want to decorate, love, share and bestow [Read More]

Buckwheat, Hemp and Chia Breakfast


I love trying new things. I especially love trying new breakfasts that are easy to take on the go – often I don’t eat until mid morning when I’m already at work. This one is a staple for me because it is quick to make, easy to eat on the go and tasty as can [Read More]

Eliminating Plastic Drinking Straws


Why to ditch those plastic straws – and what you can do to replace them. Have you ever wondered how many billions of people there are on the Earth? Have you ever wondered how many of those billions of people use straws and how many straws said people use in a lifetime…we’re talking billions and [Read More]

Healthy Breakfast Barley and Apples


So our 2 year old would eat oatmeal all day! As would I. Our 6 year old however does not like oatmeal AT ALL. This winter has been so unbelievably cold on some days that I just really feel like feeding my kids a hot breakfast is doing right by them. But what is one [Read More]

“No-Poo” Life without Shampoo


So, I don’t wash my hair. “WHAT?!” is the reaction I often get followed closely by “Why would you want to do that?” and “What about the smell?”. So, here’s what I have to say about that…. First let me clarify – I do wash my hair, I just don’t wash it in the traditional [Read More]