03 Sep 2018
all natural skin care travel kit
If you're anything like me, packing for a trip requires making lists, strategic planning, packing and unpacking and re-packing a few (million) times. I always end up either bringing too much or not enough. It's difficult to know what you will need while travelling and what you can do without. In the end, I have decided it's better to have more than enough than finding yourself sans shampoo or an...
25 Aug 2018
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Mineral Oil Definition: Noun: a distillation product of petroleum, especially one used as a lubricant, moisturizer, or laxative. The Debate: Is mineral oil safe for the skin? Finding the answer can be confusing. Some say yes. Some say no. We do our research and...  We say NO. Mineral oil is petroleum based and offers no nutritious benefits to the skin.  It might be ‘considered’ safe but that is...
17 May 2018
Painkillers, antibiotics, meds and moreAntifungals, diuretics, and satins galoreOur cupboards are full of small coloured pillsWe pop ‘em like candy, to cure all our ills It gets more complex, the harder we tryOne enemy now is the sun in the skyOnce comfortable, yet cautious, on sunny daysWe are now allergic to the sun’s hot rays Rashes, blisters, redness and painGo away SUN. Bring on the...
12 Dec 2017
The holidays are a time of giving, so why not give gifts that create less waste! Here at Earth to Body, we care about the environment so here is a list of gifts that can be reused, recycled and decomposed.  Cute jars are amazing for storing little trinkets or food. We love these jars for herbs, spices, coffee, teas, candies, sugar, salt or other kitchen items.They are also useful for the sewing...
25 Nov 2017
There are numerous ways to reduce your waste this holiday season, just in your choice of gift wrappings! You don't need to spend money on an aesthetically pleasing gift presentation. We've got you covered when it comes to your gift wrappings. USE MATERIAL - If you don't have any material lying around the house, you can easily purchase scraps at the sewing stores or thrift stores. - Burlap is an...
01 Nov 2017
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Shampoo suds and body creamDelightful lotions adding sheenMake-up cover, beauty shinePerfume plus, scents divineNail polish, colours wildNo harm at all to any child Seriously? Liquid gel or spritz hair sprayDye it pink or colour it greyFake tone a tan, hide from the sunBleach the teeth, smile is funPaint the lips, no fear of leadAll safe for us, so we have read Seriously? Shaving foam and facial...
07 Aug 2017
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Since I was little, my mother always loved debating Nurture versus Nature. Some days she would chose Nature, and other days Nurture… she was always open to discussing the complex and controversial subject. As I live and learn, I too have flip-flopped on many occasions, teetered the fence on whether our health and character are innate or environmentally manipulated. Last summer, the debate...
07 Aug 2017
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I am traveling down the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica with my family and am running out of supplies. We are attempting the impossible; moving to paradise. Apparently the third world costs a fortune. We have been discovering the increasing tourist prices and the decaying Canadian dollar to USD. Transplanting your family on a limited budget is a challenge, especially when you are accustomed to...
29 Jul 2017
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“Did you brush your teeth? Shower… with soap? Tidy your room? Wash your hands… with warm water AND SOAP?!” As a mother of two boys, these questions are on record and repeat. "Cleanliness is next to Godliness", right? So says the phrase coined by an18th Century Sermon. Babylonian and Hebrew religious sects held this ancient view since the beginning of time. Keeping clean was, and still is, a sign...
15 Jul 2017
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Growing up, I was never one to enjoy the bug life. Call it societal conditioning, as movies and media ingrained the heebeegeebees coursing through my veins at the sight of all critters big and small. My mother’s arachnophobia was passed down to me, then successively through my son’s screech of horror in the presence of spiders. I am trying to change this. As I strive to be at one with my natural...

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