Backyard WildLife Habitats

BackYard Wildlife Habitat

There are many benefits to green living.   One of my favorites, and one that I wasn’t expecting was having my small suburban yard become a wildlife haven. Fred and I have always loved being outdoors. Gardening and yard work are a big part of our lives.   15 years ago we started making small [...]

{Green Living} Natural Beauty

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    I am a Canadian, born with that northern pale and sensitive skin. I have a hard time finding beauty products that don’t cause me to break out. I have done a lot of reasearch over the past year about the preservatives they put in beauty products and what some of the harmful effects [...]

[Eco-Tutorial] DIY Deodorant

Over the years I’ve tried every natural deodorant imaginable….Tom’s, Jason, Dr. Hauschka, Burt’s Bees, Lush, crystals, lotions, and good ole’ soap. All left me either stinky and slimy, or red and rashy. Determined to win the battle, I began to scour the internet to find an effective DIY Deodorant recipe. After two failed attempts using Essential [...]

{Eco-Tutorial} Sweet & Simple Mint Syrup Recipe

Mint from the Garden

  Memorial Day is this weekend – and there’s nothing as refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade laced with homemade mint syrup! And if you’re anything like me, you have plenty of this tasty herbal weed growing throughout your garden already. So gather a small harvest and pull out your favorite pitcher and some [...]

Themed Nomination – Festive Decorations

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“The message of Christmas is that the visible material world is bound to the invisible spiritual world. ‘ ~Author Unknown I have an eclectic collection of tree ornaments that I’ve saved over the years and I try to add a new one or two each year. They are kept like treasures inside a wooden trunk [...]