Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath Bomb Recipe

This year I made some bath bombs for Christmas Gifts, but not just any bath bombs.

Bath Bombs

These are not the put in the bath and fizz up quickly, these bath bombs will help to moisturize that dry itchy winter skin.

In this bath bomb recipe cocoa butter or hemp butter are added for wonderful moisturizing properties and as you drop them in your tub, they will gently and slowly fizz while moisturizing your skin as you relax in the bath.


These have always been a favorite, but I usually just make them for family and friends. This year I made more and sold them at the Christmas Craft markets I attended. Continue reading

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Hemp Butter Recipe

Hemp Butter Recipe

Hemp Butter is extra moisturizing and healing for those dry cracks in the skin caused by the harsh winter environment.  I made this recipe to help my husbands hands while working in the cold winters in Baffin Island.
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Homemade Bath Salt Recipes

Easy Bath Salt Recipes
Bath Salt

I would like to share with you some of the bath products recipes I have been using and making myself.  Learn how to make a bath salt to soak in the tub relieving sore, achy muscles. Continue reading

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DIY Natural Sunscreen Lotion Recipe

DIY Natural Sunscreen Lotion Recipe

You can make your own natural sunscreen using natural oils; some natural oils have great protection without the harsh chemicals that can be found in some store bought sunscreens.

Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are two other natural ingredients used in natural sunscreen.

What does Zinc Oxide Do?


Zinc Oxide Powder 4oz/120g (Made in Canada)– by Amson Naturals

Zinc Oxide is a great addition to natural sunscreen as it blocks both the UVA and UVB sun rays, when using sunscreen with Zinc Oxide you don’t have to wait the suggested 15 – 20 minutes as recommended with other sunscreens. The zinc oxide is a physical blocker and works to block harmful sun rays as soon as it is applied. Continue reading

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Dry Skin Care Products

Skin Care Products to help Dry Skin

With so many skin care products on the market it often gets difficult to decide what to use.  Everyone has different skin, dry, oily, sensitive, young and aging.

You can choose from many creams out there that claim to help with your skin, but read the labels. Will they really help?  Many  have chemicals that are really not very good for our skin.


I have tried many creams and lotions, but with very sensitive skin it can be difficult, so using products with little or no chemicals is what I found works best. Continue reading

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Essential Oils that are safe for Dogs

What Essential Oils are safe for my Dog?


With more people becoming interested in using natural products and essential oils being one of them, it’s important to remember than not all essential oils are safe for dogs.With more people becoming interested in using natural products and essential oils being one of them, it’s important to remember than not all essential oils are safe for dogs.

As a pet owner it’s important to know which ones are okay and which are not, especially if you are using essential oils in your home for cleaning or just for scent in a diffuser.



For cleaning your home I would recommend using pet friendly cleaners like Mrs Meyers – Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner – 16 oz – BasilContinue reading

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What is the shelf life of oil?

The Shelf Life of Oils

When I buy my oils for soap and lotions I’m sure to check the expiration date and make sure the oils are used before they go bad.




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Adding Cannabis or Hemp to your Products

Can I add Cannabis to my product?

I have had many enquires from people concerning the addition of Cannabis in the products they make now that Cannabis is legal in Canada so I sent a letter off to Health Canada. 

Below is their reply with links for all the information you will need to be compliant.




Dear Sir or Madam:
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Where to buy soap making supplies

Where to buy soap making supplies

On of the biggest challenges when making soap can be trying to find the best places to buy your soap making supplies, below you will find soap suppliers that I have used.  pails5



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How much does it cost to make soap?

The cost of making your own soap

How much it costs to make soap depends on the ingredients you are using and where you are purchasing those ingredients.

Handmade Soap

Beautiful Handmade Soap

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