Go slow. Think small.
Years ago I heard a speaker who presented 4 verbs that were the opposite of what we expected.  It was long ago so I barely remember the words, but the intent has stayed with me.  Probably because swimming against the...
Let me choose. And Love me for it.
So over here in Canada, we had our elections.  Like your President, we voted for a Prime Minister (which always makes me think of prime rib, but I digress).  Leading up to the election was some of the most un-Canadian...
Wait. There's More.
Today is day 1 of our 2nd 30 day blog challenge. I kept seeing that there would be another 30 day blogging challenge and I just smiled.  Inside my head I thought “been there, done that” and I moved onto...
Your new must have for fall winter 2015
The essential oil of lemon is going to be your new ‘must have’ for winter 2015 and at the end of this teeny, tiny blog post you’ll be wanting to send me presents. First of all, ALWAYS ask the origin...
How to prevent headaches
We all know that water is important for good health but how many of us struggle with it? I know I find it difficult. Sure I can drink hot teas and coffee and those do count some what towards hydration...
Want a recipe to make the most drool worthy jam that kids and adults will swoon for?
Not sure when it all started but the fascination with jam has been a long standing one.  Originally from Toronto I remember Damson plum season and the first time I tried that jam, my taste buds explored over it’s distinctively...
Do you need a cupful of joy?
Today is a guest post by Victoria Guzzo. In Canada the flowers have faded, and are preparing for their winter’s nap.  Their colors have been replaced by deep colored autumn leaves.   Big orange pumpkins and other colorful squash are shining...
Smoke & Mirrors
You have to admit, those photos with inspirational quotes can just be the best.  Growing up I had a giant poster of a ballerina in leg warmers filled with holes, her toe shoes were taped up and I don’t even...
Oil to clean your face? Seriously?
Growing up with oily skin meant that I often rubbed cotton balls soaked in rubbing alcohol across my face.  We used to buy ugly smelling dermatology lotions that were supposed to clean your skin and eliminate pimples.  We thought that...
Got the munchies? Try this protein rich snack
Are you noticing the changes with the fall season?  Leaves are changing colours, the evenings are cooler, it's time to layer and enjoy cozy nights. This recipe is perfect for this time of year. This recipe holds a special place...
Can beauty save the world?
I was stumped on my next blog post, particularly for this Tuesday where the two blooms tend to delve into deeper issues. Usually I have so much to blog about because things are always happening around me. So this Tuesday...
Toner Your New BFF
There are two bottles that sit on my dresser, our Rose Toner and our Orange Blossom toner.  Yes, they do everything they’re supposed to do.  They moisturize, they tone your face, they act as a make up remover in a pinch, they set...
An Apple Pie You'd like to meet
I love apple pie and have for a very long time. When I was a kid growing up in Toronto, Ontario we used to go Milton and visit Chudleigh's Apple Farm. It was a highlight every year. They had hay...
Are you living between the seasons of life?
Fall is my favourite time of year.   It seems like most people love summer and I think each of the season has their beauty. Fall has always held this mystery to it, the majestic trees changing colours, the cooler weather,...
Have you experienced the amazing properties of olive oil?
Organic Olive oil is used in the majority of our products and I’m here to explain the marvelous benefits of this wonderful oil. We love that it’s vegan and has a multitude of uses including for the body and hair....
The Best Coconut Custard Pie Now
Many of you will remember The Classic British Dessert Recipe I did many posts back.  It was one of our most popular posts. I think it's because custard is a favourite. It's comforting, sweet, yet light and the sunny cheery colour just...
Are you paralyzed by the words I can't in your life?
Just. Go. There are a dozen reasons why you can’t. In fact, there were 6 reasons why I couldn’t write this blog today.  If I told you the reasons you’d roll your eyes and probably utter an ‘oh brother’. They...
Are you finding clarity in your life?
Let’s say that once upon a time there may have been a few episodes where “Menopausal Milly” appeared amongst the Two Blooms.  And in order to calm MM, one of the sisters (we won’t name names of course) came up...
Marvellous Matcha Superfood Shake Recipe
I made a to cry for Matcha shake the other day on the spot. Truthfully I had been craving one the day before but was just too busy getting things done. The next day the thought came back and I...
Are you believing a lie that everyone is perfect except you?
When the movie “Enchanted” came out I loved it. It stars Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey.  What struck me most was the scene where Giselle opens the windows of her home and hears the birds chirping and starts singing to...
Matcha Green Tea Snack Bar Recipe
It's that time of year when summer is almost over and you are looking for healthy snacks to get you through Fall. These are perfect for on the go meals and we love to bring them to our local market...