Category: DIY

  • When I saw the price tag I did a double take

    I’m in a trendy area in Singapore, window shopping, when I see this beautiful body scrub. My first instinct is to read the ingredients – it’s all natural, made with coffee and sea salt, coconut oil… mmmmm! And then I see the price. It costs $60… ouch! When I think back to what got me started into this […]

  • Learn // How to Sprout Microgreens at Home

    Imagine having a supply of nutritionally dense, fresh sprouts that you can toss into salads, sandwiches, smoothies (or clearly, any other foods that begin with the letter “s“). And it’s all growing right in your own home! If you’ve been wanting to cultivate your green thumb – you’re going to love this tutorial from Cynthea of Super Farmers. She’ll show you just how easy growing your […]

  • Dark Chocolate Body Mask & Moisturizer

    I hope you’re not too gutted when I tell you this recipe is not for eating… but I promise, it’s even better for your body 🙂 This chocolatey treat is a face and body mask, cleanser and moisturizer all in one – that smells just as good as it looks! I got the inspiration for this recipe from […]

  • Superfood Green Smoothie Face & Body Mask

    How’s your summer been? It’s scorching hot over here and while that makes for beautiful bright days, my skin is taking a bit of abuse. I often get emails asking about techniques to improve the skin. I think doing a face & body mask is a great ritual to start – and making it yourself is fun, […]

  • Weekly Steam Facial Cleanse

    If you like the idea of natural beauty treatments that you can do at home, you’ll love this simple facial treatment. It’s a great healthy habit to start! You’ll be getting a deep cleanse – the steam will open your pores and allow you to unclog and effectively clear your skin of build-up  – which if left untreated, gives […]

  • Hemp & Argan Hair Oil Treatment

    A good hair oil works in two ways: massaged onto the scalp, it helps to nourish and fortify your hair follicles. Worked onto the hair, it helps to moisturise and seal your strands. I showed my friend Holly a really simple recipe, that uses some of the best oils for our hair. Once you have them on hand, […]

  • June giveaway winner // drumroll…

    We had almost 400 entries for the Recipe + Giveaway! The whole idea was to not only inspire making – but to give the tools you need to start! I’m so excited for this month’s winner – this recipe is one of my favorites! Congratulations to Jennifer Perry! So happy for you!! Don’t forget, even though the giveaway is […]

  • Tips for Creating a Hands-on Lifestyle

    During my recent Simplify workshop, we talked about creating a more hands-on lifestyle. Of course, we’re all busy and strained for time, but if we want a life that is about simplicity, creativity, making positive choices and having skills to live more sustainably – from my experience, it takes a bit of planning. If you like the idea […]

  • Superfood Body Mask // Recipe + Giveaway

    How many times have you seen a recipe and thought, “I’ll make it one day, as soon as I buy all the ingredients… ”  But, we all know what happens – time passes and we never end up making it! Well, not this time! For this recipe, you can enter our giveaway for the chance to win all the necessary ingredients, delivered straight to […]

  • Recipe // Natural Fridge Cleaners

    Cleaning out your fridge does not require toxic chemical sprays! It’s crazy that they make it, but guess what – we can make it better! In our DIY cleaner – we won’t add phtalates, found in fragrance which are an edocrine disruptor. We won’t add triclosan, found in many dish soaps and antibacterial products which are […]