This has to be my least favourite time of the year. It's excruciatingly hot. And humid. And stuffy. And oppressive. Don't know about you but scorching temperatures put me in a ghastly mood. I feel like my brain cells are actually melting. It's so difficult to get on with anything – writing, cooking, ... Read More about 25 Ways to beat the heat anytime, anywhere (air conditioning not required!)
I love traditional health and beauty recipes and remedies. Sometimes, indigenous wisdom is more effective in its simplicity and potent connection with nature and the human body in ways that modern medicine seems to have forgotten. However, our grandparents did not get everything 100% right – as ... Read More about Why our grandparents were so happy… (think opium tablets for asthma and cocaine drops for toothaches)!
Ever since I got my Vitamix (thank you, Kimberly Snyder!), life has become more about eating well, living "clean" and feeling good about myself. The fact that I am also dropping those excess pounds and my skin is getting back its glow is an added bonus! So, when I chanced upon a part of this ... Read More about Herbs that heal… and a super-easy way of understanding them!
Do you suffer from acne, a drab complexion, rashes, under eye circles, sensitive skin, dryness or allergies? Your bedroom may be to blame. How? And why? We know that a good night's sleep is essential for a glowing complexion, crystal clear eyes and supple skin. That's because it's only at night that ... Read More about Is your bedroom bad for your skin (and health)?
After my post on the beauty benefits of rosewater, a lot of you have written in to ask whether it's possible to make this fragrant multi-tasker at home. Yes, it's definitely possible to make rosewater at home – and it's easy enough. In fact, growing up, I always looked forward to visiting my ... Read More about How to make rosewater (at home!)