5 Things You Didn't Know About Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil (if it’s pure) smells like coconuts and has that warm almost sweet scent. Most of you are familiar with the scent from suntan lotion (well at least that is the kind I used when I was younger).  Now...
Are you living the dream?
“There’s always tomorrow for dreams to come true” just came swimming into my head.  Thought for sure it was a Disney movie with a lovely princess but actually its from “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” – Christmas anyone?? Been pondering dreams...
Looking for a Wheat Free Vegan Snack?
We LOVE making our own flax seed crackers and you can control the amount of heat or salt you want to put in them. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 cups of whole flax seeds (try and get organic if possible)...
No Junk Food Here
You eat the best so why not wear the best? Today’s spotlight ingredient is Avocado Oil. Did you know that the oil comes from the flesh of the fruit and not the seed?  There are many benefits to this oil besides using...
What happened to the lost art of penmanship?
The other day I had to hand write a thank you card and it was agony. It’s not that I never jot down notes during the day but I print quickly and get on with the next task. What happened...
Mouth watering zucchini noodle pad thai
It's been pretty hot here on Vancouver Island this summer and you know those muggy days where you just don't feel like eating much. Lately I've been craving lighter vegetarian meals so I was thrilled when Caron (the other bloom...
Is Titanium Dioxide really harmful to your health?
So you’ve heard titanium dioxide is a scary ingredient and maybe to you it is based on some research, so let’s shed more light on this white substance. Let’s start by talking about the definition of titanium dioxide. It’s a...
Let me show you how to turn a lemon seed into solitude
Plant. Wait. Grow The cashier asked me where I got the glue.  I waved over to the front of the store and she said ‘school supplies?’ and I said ‘yes’, because that was the area I bought it in.  She...
How Do I Get That?
I've had customers tell me that they weren't sure how to order something from our website, so I did a little video tutorial on how to place an order. It was a great exercise for me as well since I'm...
I'm all about That Butter, Bout That Butter
All images taken from Google Images. Ghanaian women have used the wild Shea Butter fruit for years. They use it to protect themselves from the intense heat and hot dry winds coming from the Sahara. Their skin looks fantastic so...
Hang on to August
Enjoy the End of Summer It happens every year. We anxiously wait for spring, then summer to appear when August hits all of the sudden it’s swept away into fall. But wait….it’s still August and there are just over 2...
Are you Misting Out?
Our all natural aromatherapy sprays are the perfect product that you can take anywhere.  With a variety of uses and unique one of a kind scents what's not to love?  Throw one in your gym bag or purse and have...
What is The Fuss with Bamboo Charcoal Soap?
“I need some of that black soap, you know, with the burnt stuff in it”.  I stared sweetly at my customer at the market wondering how long I’d let her struggle.  She started laughing and I pointed to our Bamboo...
Its S’More time I Say!!
So maybe you won’t pack your tent this weekend, you can still enjoy a smore and wait for it – WITH YOUR OWN HANDMADE MARSHMALLOWS!!  Be warned, once you eat home made, you will never be able to eat another...
We Are Not Like That XYZ Company and Here’s Why
Okay speaking frankly here (like there is any other option) I sort of loathe when customers come up to our booth and say “Oh you’re like XYX (insert big corporation here) and I say “no we are not”. The other...
Are You Taking Time for Yourself
I lay awake the other night and couldn’t fall asleep. I’d spent the last 5 days working hours on end to build up stock and didn’t leave the house and barely stopped for meals.  My list was a mile long and...
Look How Far We've Come
Yesterday as we were at our farmer’s market we had the chance to meet some new people. One of our old friends came up to our booth with his son. His wife used to run the market we sell at....
Look Ahead
My friend sent me an email tonight, she’d been suddenly let go from a job she loved and one that she’d been good at.  I felt so bad for her. And then I looked at the date and I remembered....
Must Have For Fall
Each purse is hand sewn and fully lined with a repurposed vintage fabric.  Zipper with pull with your choice of a hand stamp, embroidery or pattern.  Embroidered initials can be ordered (up to 5 letters).  Can be used as a...
What is the Dealeo with Colourants?
Another topic with so many views out there. So I’ll explain briefly the various colourants and what we use in our products. There are FD & C colourants usually indicated on the label by D&C Red 7 or sometimes just...
Zucchini Zoodles Raw Recipe
There was a time in our lives when we decided that a myriad of health issues could be solved with a raw, vegan diet.  So in typical fashion, we embraced the lifestyle wholeheartedly and did this for 18 months straight!...