Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Since I have several autoimmune diseases, I am always looking for ways to help boost my immune system, especially during spring time. Every morning I have a large glass of warm water with lemon juice. This helps improve my health, however the used lemons were also filling up my compost at an alarming rate. I [...]

DIY Gummies

DIY Gummies

So, as you all probably know, I have Stage IV Endometriosis. I have also been diagnosed with IBS, leaky gut, possible candida overgrowth & SIBO for several years now. The healing process has been beyond difficult. I have made very few advances, despite multiple specialist appointments. In fact, it feels like no matter how I [...]

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip

Since developing several allergies and food intolerances, I have found myself really missing dips. Chip dip, salad dressing, vegetable dip, you name it. So, today I set out to create an avocado dip that is gluten-free, dairy-free, Autoimmune Paleo AIP compliant, and low FODMAP. You Will Need 1 large ripe organic avocado3 tbsp freshly squeezed [...]

DIY Makeup Repair

DIY Makeup Repair

Eyeshadows, blushes, bronzers, or any type of pressed powders are usually prone to breaking quite easily. I did not want to throw away this eyeshadow and waste it, so I decided to repair it instead. This is an easy and cheap DIY quick fix for broken pressed powders! grab your broken pressed powder and put [...]

DIY Solid Perfume

DIY Solid Perfume

Hello everyone! I recently did some research on how toxic perfume and synthetic fragrances are. I was surprised to learn that perfume includes carcinogenic chemicals, neurotoxins, respiratory irritants, solvents, aldehydes, hundreds of untested and unregulated petro-chemicals, phthalates (hormone disrupters), and narcotics, to name a few. Long story short, I am no longer using perfume or any [...]

DIY Upcycled Candle

DIY Upcycled Candle

I love candles, lately my favourite kind of candle has been locally sourced and created pure beeswax candles. Pure beeswax candles actually release negative ions into the air which can help to purify the air in your home. I also really love that most of the time, pure beeswax candles do not have any packaging [...]

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Before I developed all my allergies and food intolerances, fries were my favourite food to indulge in. In fact, anything potato-based was a yes for me. Once I found out I was allergic to gluten, I could not eat fries at restaurants due to the risk of cross contamination in the deep fryer. This of [...]