Category Archives: Recipes

Summer’s Not Over! Try Adding Sun Protection To Your Breakfast

School used to start after labor day, this year it was the second week of August!  The transition from summer hols to school has been a tough one, but one way we found to ease into the day has been … Continue reading

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DIY Deodorant – Use all natural ingredients, most of which are in your pantry!

I have been using the spray deodorant for some months but I’ve found I also want something a bit more solid and portable so I gave this recipe a try. So far I love how moisturizing it is and no … Continue reading

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DIY NATURAL AIR FRESHENER – SIMMER RECIPES

I love smells-nice ones. However I live with the funky-foot fragrance of a tween boy, a 7 year old princess with the backside of a trucker and a couple of champion mousers who are guilty of some pretty awful aromas! … Continue reading

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Reducing Chemical Use – Make Your Own DIY Deodorant Spray Recipe

I haven’t been overly concerned about the safety of store bought deodorant, but knowing that skin is highly porous and what goes on it, goes through it, I’d rather not add more chemicals to my system. Add to that the … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pancake – Makes a great appetizer or light lunch!

After our last batch of zucchini muffins I was left with several half grated zucchinis and the children thus far are still vehemently opposed to eating zucchini if not in cake form, if I want to use up leftovers and … Continue reading

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Delish and Healthy! – Carrot and Zucchini Cookies & Zucchini Muffins

When I first mentioned this healthy snack to my children I did not receive the reaction I had hoped for, a wrinkling of noses and the assertion that they would “never, ever, not-never “ eat anything containing the “scustulous zucchini”. … Continue reading

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The ABCs Of Edible Skin Care

As the thermometer plunges the heating gets turned up, but along with cozy crackling fires comes cracked, dry & scaly skin. Cold dry winter weather can be harsh on your skin but you can combat the chill by adding skin … Continue reading

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