JOIN IN! What are we doing? Using people power, we are working together to share outdoor experiences with others, improve photography skills, enhance environmental awareness and grow our community along the way. Kinds of images Use the DAILY THEMES below for inspiration when you are outside and share on Instagram. Your images can be anythingContinue Reading March Adventure Challenge
These are so quick and easy to make, but require patience and some planning. This simple recipe can be modified with different herbs, oils, butters and wax if these aren’t available to you locally. But, I prefer solar-infusing* wildharvested herbs into organic oils and butters, based on the season and their supporting properties. In addition toContinue Reading DIY – Herbal Vegan Lip Balm Recipe
Here’s a moisturizing recipe that I’ve come up with as the base for a number of salves to meet everyday needs. One can modify the moisturizing or breathability quality with a slight adjustment in the ratio of waxes. A lot of skin salves and balms use beeswax because it has a very long shelf life, antiviral andContinue Reading DIY – Vegan Skin Salve Recipe – NO Beeswax!
So you’re interested in making your own toothpaste? Although this recipe is relatively simple, it marks a big step in the direction of self-efficiency and awareness regarding the quality of products you use on or in your body. Each ingredient I use plays a role in maintaining oral health, and I seek the highest qualityContinue Reading DIY Mineralizing Toothpaste Recipe + Body Care Debate
First off, this is my opinion based on my own experience. I believe buying locally crafted goods supports the economy tremendously and transparency in communication facilitates informed shopping choices. I think ongoing awareness is especially important to consider when the item is something one puts on or in their body on a daily basis, as it canContinue Reading 6 Reasons Why "Handmade" is Worth It
Sorry I’m a day off with this Do-It-Yourself post – I’ve been behind all week but should be caught up tomorrow. Just in time for more snow play time in the snow! In addition to infused oils and facial toner recipes listed here, I’ve shared my soap recipe on my facebook page. Facebook keeps making thingsContinue Reading DIY – Recipe: Chef's Soap