DIY Gift #3 Bath Bombs! \\\ Cadeau-Maison #3: Bombe pour le bain!

  (Version française plus bas!) To continue with the wellness gifts, I made some bath bombs for my family! My boyfriend really loves Lush bath bombs, and so I thought I would try and make him some. Well, they were fairly easy to make and a lot cheaper than buying them! I have to admit,Continue reading “DIY Gift #3 Bath Bombs! \\\ Cadeau-Maison #3: Bombe pour le bain!”

DIY Gifts #2: Mala Bracelet \\\ Cadeau-Maison #2: Bracelet Mala

(Version en français plus bas!) Mala beads are really pretty and such helpful tools when working with mantras in your yoga practice or meditation routine. The only thing is that they are really expensive! However, the other day, at the art supplies store, I stumbled upon really beautiful marble beads. I fell in love withContinue reading “DIY Gifts #2: Mala Bracelet \\\ Cadeau-Maison #2: Bracelet Mala”

DIY Gifts #1: Bath Salts \\\ Cadeau-maison #1: Sels de bain

(version française plus bas!) If you want to go DIY this year, I have some great “recipes” for some wonderfully relaxing and pampering products that will please anyone on your list. Today, the easiest recipe of all: bath salts. Bath salts are a great way to make any bath more relaxing and luxurious. They areContinue reading “DIY Gifts #1: Bath Salts \\\ Cadeau-maison #1: Sels de bain”

Gingerbread! \\ Pain d’épices!

(Version française plus bas!) That’s it! I’m done with all my crazy papers! The masters’ is all great and all, but let’s get back to the things that are really important: FOOD AND CHRISTMAS! I’ve been dying to start planning my Christmas dinner as well as decorating my house, but, you know, work got inContinue reading “Gingerbread! \\ Pain d’épices!”

Minimalist Skin Care: Oils // Soins minimalistes: Huiles

(version en français plus bas!) A few posts ago, I wrote about my favourite floral waters. Well, let’s talk about oils now! In the past, I had a lot of difficulties finding moisturizers that would keep me skin hydrated but not overly oily. I used to love Clinique’s yellow moisturizer, but when I realized itContinue reading “Minimalist Skin Care: Oils // Soins minimalistes: Huiles”

Minimalist Skin Care: Floral waters \\ Soins pour la peau minimalistes: Eaux Florales

(Version française plus bas!) If you read my last post on Materia body care products, you know that I have struggled with and still am working on my skin. After trying every anti-acne product I could get my hands on, I went cold turkey and got rid of all of them. I turned to theContinue reading “Minimalist Skin Care: Floral waters \\ Soins pour la peau minimalistes: Eaux Florales”

Materia vegan body care products, a review \\ Les soins Materia, des produits pour le corps véganes, je teste!

(Version en français plus bas!) My skin is not my friend. As a teenager, I had horrible acne, and my skin is still prone to breakouts, to being oily and just a pain. So over the years, I have tested about all the products that are out there for getting rid of pimples, drying outContinue reading “Materia vegan body care products, a review \\ Les soins Materia, des produits pour le corps véganes, je teste!”

Avataq and the most wonderful herbal teas + Giveaway! \\ Avataq et les meilleures tisanes + Tirage!

(La version française est plus bas!) When I worked at the Botanical Garden, I would often pass through the giftshop to look at the books… and teas. I would often leave with a box of Inuit herbal teas called “Northern Delights”. These were a staple to my tea collection and became usual gifts for friendsContinue reading “Avataq and the most wonderful herbal teas + Giveaway! \\ Avataq et les meilleures tisanes + Tirage!”

Canning Tomatoes \\ Conserve de tomates

I had to spend last week away from home, and when I came back, I had a dozen tomatoes on my counter just on the verge of going bad. Well, when life gives you tomatoes, make canned tomatoes! This is a great tip if you have extra tomatoes lying around that you don’t want toContinue reading “Canning Tomatoes \\ Conserve de tomates”