• DIYs

    MAKING NATURAL & ZERO WASTE BODY SCRUB 3 WAYS

    These three body scrubs are made from natural ingredients available in bulk for zero waste, are incredibly easy to make, and made from ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. If your skin is itchy or dry from winter,…

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    HOW TO MAKE HANDMADE PAPER FROM RECYCLED PAPER

    I love making cards and notes for all types of special days and celebrations. I often buy fancy papers, but lately I have been more mindful of the paper I receive from other sources, even the packaging or envelopes from…

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    PACKAGING FREE APPLESAUCE

    This week I made some homemade applesauce to avoid the packaging of store bought, and was pleasantly surprised with the results and simplicity. I typically use applesauce in baking such as muffins and loaves to increase the moisture and reduce…

  • DIYs,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: SUSTAINABLE ORNAMENTS

    As the holidays approach, I always attempt to fill my schedule with many Christmas themed affairs (sometimes too many). One of my favourite holiday endeavours is making homemade decorations, and as a person who is environmentally conscious does, I aim…

  • DIYs,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: JAR COOKIE RECIPE

    If you are looking for a simple, zero waste, and homemade gift idea, you have come to the right place! This cookie recipe is based off of the Monster Christmas Cookie recipe from Life Made Sweeter, and adjusted to fit…

  • DIYs,  HOLIDAY

    HOLIDAY EDITION: GIFT WRAPPING, PART 1

    The first wrapping technique in this Holiday Edition series of blog posts involves using fabric wrapping instead of paper. This could mean using cotton fabric from your stash if you are an avid sewer like me, or using an old…

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    HOMEMADE MULTI-PURPOSE CLEANER

    Upon request from my Mom, I am sharing my very simple DIY recipe for a multi-purpose cleaner. I originally started to make this cleaner to get away from buying a new bottle every time I ran out of the old…