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4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Health and Wellness (It's the New Hygge)

4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Your Health and Wellness

If you were on the internet anytime during 2016 I’m betting you came across the phenomenon that is hygge. Hygge is a Danish word loosely defined as a warm, cozy atmosphere. However, it seems there may be a shift toward…

4 Natural DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

4 DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

Today I have a guest post for you from Barry, a writer from London who knows a thing or two about essential oils.   Who doesn’t like a fresh and calming smell lingering around their home? We all do, yet…

20 DIY Natural Christmas Decorations

20 DIY Natural Christmas Decorations

Happy first of December! It is time to dive right into the holidays. Okay, I admit it – I have already been playing Christmas music and my house is already decorated. But now I can really jump in with…

6 Health and Wellness Benefits of Going Braless

6 Health + Wellness Benefits of Going Braless

October is breast cancer awareness month. It is estimated that breast cancer affects 1 in 9 Canadian women, and men can develop breast cancer as well. It is a scary disease, and this month is also a reminder for…

Homemade Aloe Vera Gel Straight from the Plant

Homemade Aloe Vera Gel Straight from the Plant

Two birthdays ago I was given an adorable little aloe vera plant. Since then it has flourished into a plant at least double it’s original size with so many leaves, it can hardly fit beside the window anymore. I’ve…

Homemade Lavender and Clove Infused Vinegar Fabric Softener Laundry DIY

Infused Vinegar Fabric Softener DIY

I know it’s much healthier to use laundry detergent that is unscented. Sometimes, though, with unscented detergent I find that really strong odors can still linger in the clothing after being washed. I have been using vinegar as a fabric…

Homemade Natural Jewelry Cleaner DIY

Natural Jewelry Cleaner DIY

I remember being mesmerized by how sparkly my engagement ring was when I got it (seven years ago now). Over time of course that dies down. I’ve had it resized a couple of times, and both times it came…

Homemade Coffee After Sun Soother DIY Remedy

Coffee After Sun Soother DIY

Yes, it’s true. I’ve already experienced my first sunburn of the year. We have been achieving some record breaking high temperatures where I live, so I didn’t ease into my sun exposure the way I usually do. I typically…

How to Make a Deodorizing Bathroom Spray Recipe DIY

How to Make a Deodorizing Bathroom Spray

Mainstream air fresheners – sprays, wicks, and electric that you can buy from most stores – have a long ingredient list filled with toxic chemicals. Just one example of these chemicals is trichlorofluoromethane. I looked into the safety of this…