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End of Autumn Dried Herb Bundles

End of Autumn Dried Herb Bundles

It is officially the end of Autumn and the Winter is upon us.  It might not be the “official calendar” beginning of Winter but the weather has turned bloody cold and all hopes of any lingering heat have vanished. It also means that it is time to pack up the back yard which is always… Continue Reading

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Halloween Gift Bags

Halloween Gift Bags

There are times when handing out Halloween candy is not enough. Maybe it is a party, maybe a child’s daycare group and maybe even for the local kids who you know a little better.   For those situations, you want to put in a little effort and make something nice without going too crazy buying… Continue Reading

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Wild Sage Picking On The Road

Wild Sage Picking On The Road

Another roadtrip begins… After each one you limp home and swear that you will never again pack the car full to the roof and venture out across the country. And yet, we do it again.   This one is a quick 12 hour and 2 day affair followed by a flight south and then a week… Continue Reading

Kitchen Avocado Tree

Kitchen Avocado Tree

You know how every now and then you see something on Pinterest or online and think “yeah…sure…” I had such a feeling and then was enough proven completely wrong.  Wouldn’t you know it, you can grow an avocado tree from a pip, and it actually works! What a fantastic project for a child (or the… Continue Reading

This Scalp Treatment is Bananas!

This Scalp Treatment is Bananas!

     Unlike the rest of Canada, we in BC are having an unseasonably warm winter.  Aside from staying above freezing it is also really dry.  While this is great for anyone like me who hates the rain, it is reeking havoc on my skin.  Time for another natural remedy experiment!   I lived in Calgary… Continue Reading

You down with ACV?

You down with ACV?

    All of those old ladies were on to something.  I am assuming that many of you reading this are already believers in the magic of apple cider vinegar but there may be some of you out there who have heard the rumors but have not yet got around to trying it out.  That is… Continue Reading

Fenugreek Failure

Fenugreek Failure

I want good hair!! I want thick and luscious hair instead of the thin (and increasingly thinner) fine hair that my mother gave me.  My hair is the only thing about me that is thin and I hate it.  I have filled it with mouse but that habit only tends to last for a few weeks… Continue Reading

Ron Burgundy Scarf

Ron Burgundy Scarf

 “I wanna say something. I’m gonna put this out there if you like it, you can take it. If you don’t, send it right back…..” – Ron Burgundy  These are the words of the Legendary Ron Burgundy of whom I am not ashamed to admit, I am a huge fan.  Two things collided in my… Continue Reading

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Wipe Out

Wipe Out

Do you know what any of this stuff is?  I had to take a picture because I feared getting carpal tunnel just from typing it.  Everyday millions of women wipe their babies’ nether regions with these chemicals.  What is even more concerning is that this is the “natural line” of products. There is an alternative.… Continue Reading

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