Surviving Easter

Easter Survival Plan

I’m getting my game plan together to avoid the sugar hangovers, turkey sweats and the general fatigue from the holidays. I just LOVE my chocolate. I always have, even when I knew it triggered my childhood eczema. And food! When it comes to the holidays, I don’t just like seconds, I like thirds too. So, since I know I’m going to …

Keeping Your Cool

Staying calm in chaos

My last few weeks have been filled with tantrums, colds and moodiness. Of course, it’s also a busy time for our business making our house even more chaotic. The last 10 years of my life have been highly focused around health and spirituality. Through good nutrition, movement and reflection, my awareness of how and why I’m feeling the way I …

Black Spruce And Lavender- A Perfect Pair

black spruce and lavender

I love my oils, as I’m sure you do too. As much as buying blends is simple and nice, sometimes, just having a few oils open the door to so many scent possibilities. Just a few weekends ago, while doing laundry, I knew I wanted something different on my wool dryer balls but I just wasn’t quite sure what. So …

My Number One Beauty Secret

I know a lot of inside information when it comes to keeping your body looking youthful. I do agree that eating your greens and keeping your diet largely plant based can keep years off your life. Obviously, I believe in natural beauty care products. In my mind nature knows best. Flowers like calendula and rose have been used for centuries …

A Guide To Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies- how they work

Being a #realfuckingnatural body care company, we frequently get asked at our booth about all things health. The last few weeks have been full of questions about homeopathy, naturopathy and more. Here’s a quick run down of some natural health alternatives and how they work. Naturopathy Naturopaths are Doctors of Natural Medicine. To become a certified Naturopath in Canada, you …

6 Ways To Improve Your Health

^ way to detox from chemicals

Finding out there are chemicals hiding everywhere can be ridiculously overwhelming and scary. When I found out how they can impact my health and the health of my children, it just made me mad. There are literally chemicals everywhere that can wreak havoc on the body resulting in symptoms like weight gain, headaches, fatigue, trouble concentrating, allergies and even more …

Why Spa’s Use Lemongrass

Lemongrass Essential Oil Benefits

Lift a bottle of lemongrass essential oil to your nose and give it a smell and chances are it’ll trigger a memory of a spa or a yoga studio. In the last 10 years, lemongrass has been a popular choice in North America in Spa’s and Yoga studios for good reason. Lemongrass is not just a tasty Asian spice or …

Why We Infuse Our Balance Serum With Burdock

Burdock Root For The Skin

Burdock Root was something that enticed me the first time I ever saw the name. Without knowing anything about the plant, I just knew somehow it was amazing. Looking into it and researching here’s what I found. Burdock is extremely high in Vitamin E which is essential for skin and scalp regeneration. The high vitamin B content in burdock is …

Let The Sun Shine In

How To Uplift Your Mood

“This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine!” The cold and cloudy weather of February made it pretty easy for me to feel like nothing I did mattered. We all have those moments, those weeks or even years where we question our ability as an individual to make an impact. The truth is, it’s always one idea …

Product Profile: Revitalize Facial Serum

Organic facial care moisturizing serum

It’s my birthday and I’m not getting any younger. I never thought young looking skin would matter to me but guess what? It does! I am definitely biased, and believe that natural product will be just as or even more effective than your typical anti-aging products you see lining the shelves at most drug stores. When Rachel and I researched …