Homemade Gluten-Free Playdough

Homemade Gluten-Free Playdough

Playdough is one of those classic children’s activities that can provide hours of fun and help your child develop many skills. Unfortunately, commercially made playdough usually contains artificial fragrances and colourants, many of which are petroleum-based, as...
Using Essential Oils in Your Garden

Using Essential Oils in Your Garden

Earlier, I shared a recipe for a natural, DEET-free mosquito repellent. One of the key ingredients in that recipe is lemon eucalyptus essential oil. Repelling mosquitoes isn’t the only outdoor use for essential oils though. In fact, there are many ways they can...
How to Green Your Barbecue

How to Green Your Barbecue

The summer is fast approaching! Hurray! And with summer comes the good ole barbecue. It’s a great way to kick back and enjoy the company of good friends and family while having a flavourful grilled meal. Unfortunately, barbecues (particularly larger gatherings)...
Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellent

The chances are you’ll likely find yourself somewhere this summer where you’ll be subject to mosquitoes. If you’re camping, hiking, or even just gardening in your backyard, you might become the target of mosquitoes, and if you’re like me, you...
Natural Sun Protection Recipe

Natural Sun Protection Recipe

Before I started researching sunscreens a few years ago, I had believed what most people still do today – that we should always use sunscreen and even a moderate amount of sun exposure is dangerous for us. But here are a few facts about sun exposure and typical...

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