The Honest Truth

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted for a while. Well, my wonderful, picture perfect marriage has suffered a breakdown. I was scared. I am scared. And I ran. It was a knee-jerk reaction, the hardest decision, but still the best one in the long run. We’ve decided to heal and rebuild. But here … More The Honest Truth

Signs of Spring

Even though winter is only a month underway, I can feel spring creeping up on us. It’s just around the corner, yet so far away. It’s exciting to see the bulbs emerging from the ground and new buds on the alder branches. How long before the first vibrant salmonberry blooms burst open with a shower … More Signs of Spring

New Year, New Me?

January 1st is a time for rebirth and renewal and many people use it as a jumping off point for resolutions and promises. In past years I have used New Years as the starting point for my resolutions, but in 2018 I began making commitments to myself and our planet during the course of the … More New Year, New Me?

DIY Lip Scrub

I’ve suffered from dry cracked lips for ages. They never seem to heal and I’m always picking at them. I looked up some online recipes for sugar lip scrubs and adapted a simple coconut oil lip scrub with an essential oil of choice. You could basically take this core recipe and scent/flavour it however you … More DIY Lip Scrub