5 Reasons to Hit Fall Garage Sales

Fall isn’t only the best time to go apple picking, gaze at colorful fall foliage and think about costumes for Halloween. Fall is also a good time to hit your local garage and tag sales. Unlike spring and summer sales, depending on where you live, fall garage and tag sales are often chock-full of items to get you and your family decked out for the holidays....more

Shopping List: 5 Must-Have Natural Beauty Products

My interest in using natural beauty products has definitely increased over the past few months. I've begun to explore different, more natural products to replace the go-tos that I've been using for years. Here are a few of my new must-haves. ...more
I've just started with the activated charcoal, its fantastic isn't it !more

Hated the Commercial, Loved The Car: 2014 Cadillac ELR Plug-In Electric Hybrid Review

You remember the car commercial that aired during the Winter Olympics and the Oscars? The one with (Neal McDonough extolling the virtues of workaholic Americans accepting luxury cars as our reward in place of vacations like those lazy French bastards? You might have passionately argued for or against this commercial's message, but I bet you don't remember the actual car being advertised. And that's a shame, because the Cadillac ELR is a terrific car that, despite being a super-niche offering, more people should know about....more

The Outdoor Sea World - Dolphin Excursions Hawaii Adventure!




You Asked; I’m Answering! My Recommendations to Replace the Plastic Items You’re Afraid You Can’t Live Without.

I am asked everyday for product recommendations. What do I use for cleaning products, which deodorants and lotions are safe, which brands of shampoos are safe, what do I send to school for lunch- and what do I pack it in? I am always happy to be asked these questions because it means that people are paying attention and wanting to make safe choices- for themselves, their children, their pets, and the planet....more


WHAT'S MAKES OZ NATURALS SO UNIQUE?The company was started up and founded by an actual Certified Esthetician, Angela Irish, which already was a BIG plus for me with this company....more

safe cosmetics

 I have been wanting to write this post for awhile as I think the information is so important. The long and often intimidating list of ingredients found on the back of our cosmetics (cleansers, moisturisers, foundations) and toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorants, after shave, perfume) can be overwhelming. So I thought we'd start with 5 ingredients....more

Organic Microdermabrasion

 Organic Microdermabrasiion has to be one of my all time favourite treatments....more

When Your Husband Needs You For Your Manure...

Matt and I have a unique relationship. In addition to being soul mates and the parents of our three girls, we also partner together to manage our farm.Our farm is diversified – we grow both crops and cattle – with my favorite farmer manning the helm of the crop farm and me working as the boss lady at the cattle feed yard. We run the two facets of the farm independently, but collaborate on a daily basis. Manure provides common ground when you are managing a diversified farm....more

8 Ways to Make Your Bathroom Eco-Friendly

Lately I’ve been on a mission to become a more environmentally responsible citizen. I really feel that humans’ impact on the planet is one of (if not the most) important issues of our time. For those of us who don’t yet feel drastically inconvenienced (or horribly threatened) by the effects of climate change, it is all too easy to push some frightening realities about what will happen if we don’t change our collective behaviour to the back of our minds....more

Throwing off Broken Gadgets?

The news that young people are basically unable to fix their gadgets when something goes wrong is hardly earth shattering. It is of course due to the fact that we live in a world where they see everything as being disposable and there is always something new and improved coming out that they want to replace it with. The mere idea of trying to repair something is just an alien concept and there is a complete inability to know where to even begin and this is crazy when you think about the way that they are pretty amazing at how they handle technology. So, what is going on?...more

15 Things I Don't Pay for Anymore

  I wish I owned a couple of colleges with highly-competitive football teams (read “teams that bring in a gazillion dollars to my college”) and the college bookstores to match....more
I've been trying to use less paper towels too! Our issue is that we have to use the apartment ...more