The average person comes in contact with hundreds of toxic chemicals every day. It’s estimated that most people apply 300 chemicals to their body every single day! The biggest contributors to toxic chemicals in our homes are from fabric softener, dryer sheets, air freshener plug-ins, and candles. Yuck! Continue reading “5 Natural Household Switches”
During university I took an animal behaviour course where we learned all about bees, and ever since reading Winter World: the ingenuity of animal survival by Bernd Heinrich, I have been so fascinated by these beautiful little insects! Continue reading “The Buzz on Bee Friendly Gardening”
For me, the choice to become vegetarian was simple. It really came down to two things: my health, and the health of the environment.
In all honesty, the documentary Cowspiracy made a huge impression on me. And no, it’s not a video about cows being brutally slaughtered on factory farms! Continue reading “Why I Eat A Plant Based + Whole Food Diet”
It is so hard to find a makeup remover at the store that isn’t full of toxic junk. Removing eye makeup is so easy with this natural + chemical-free recipe!
When most people hear the words “essential oils” they immediately think of DIY cosmetics… everything from bath bombs, to soap, to face masks. All of which are amazing, and I admittedly enjoy indulging in! However, what I would like for you to know is this:
Essential oils are SO much more than just a pretty scent for the DIY bath bomb recipe you found on Pinterest (guilty)! Continue reading “The Oily Lifestyle”
You know those beautiful summer days… where you have just a little bit too much fun in the sun? A long day in the sun at the beach will do that! But hey, we need all the vitamin D we can get here in Canada, so we’ll take it!