k to work…or play?!

And now for something completely different, I thought I would share some of the fun DIY recipes we have been sharing on social media. These recipes are all natural and pretty simple! Curls and coffee hair pomade50 mL roasted coffee butter50mL castor oil10mL jojoba oil20 drops total essential oil of your choice (we love peppermint for a pick me up,…

Come to Bhutan

Bhutan: Gross National Product? Happiness! Bhutan is one of the few remaining parts of the world which is relatively untouched by mass tourism. This is deliberate. In 2017 there were only about 62,000 western tourists (approx 1500 were Canadian). This, along with other measures, is to help preserve the Bhutanese culture.In a mass-produced world, this means many items are hand…

A Cedarwood By Any Other Name

Well, I’ve gone and done it. Intrigued by the many cedarwoods available, and knowing how personal scent is, I ordered some new species of cedarwood essential oil. And then wondered. What is the difference in therapeutic properties amongst the four I now stock. So here’s the low down:When I looked at the latin names, I noticed that some were cedrus…

Essential Oils:Love Potion Number 9?

I have talked about the therapeutic aspects of essential oils in several of my articles, but did you know they also act on an emotional level? And an energetic level? These gifts from nature are so versatile, it is hard to imagine anything they can’t help!Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, I thought I would share some information…

Life Shifting

Getting on the plane in Ottawa, I knew I was starting not just the first leg of my journey to visit my son in Melbourne, but also the first leg of my new life. I was feeling anything but excitement: nervous, fearful, under confident…the way one feels when shifting anything of major consequence, stepping way out of my comfort zone.…