Baking · homemaking · sustainability

Get Crackin’: sugar-free sweet potato crackers

My child eats his own weight in food every day, or so it seems, so I’m always on the lookout for new snack ideas. I’m not fond of the idea of buying pre-packaged snacks that are aimed at toddlers because they are oftenΒ nothing more than rice, sugar and preservatives. They also come with a lot… Continue reading Get Crackin’: sugar-free sweet potato crackers


Easter Cards – hot off the brush!

Hand-painted Easter cards are now available in my Etsy shop. Just like my animal cards, these are each hand-drawn and painted individually. Every card is unique and can be customized with your own message for Easter or any occasion. I also offer custom colours and messages in French if you prefer. Check out the two… Continue reading Easter Cards – hot off the brush!

art · homemaking · soap making · sustainability

Soap’s Up!

Sodium lauroyl isethionate, stearic acid, sodium tallowate, sodium palmitate, lauric acid, sodium lisethionate, water, sodium stearate, cocamidopropyl betaine, sodium cocoate, sodium palm kernelate, sodium chloride, tetrasodium EDTA, tetrasodium etidronate, maltol, titanium dioxide. Mix these together and what do you get? A Dove beauty bar. Notice how I didn’t say soap? That’s because it’s a detergent… Continue reading Soap’s Up!

fermenting · homemaking · sustainability

Kombucha, Kefir and Kraut: Get your ferment on!

I gotta say – I love yeast and bacteria…and as one past fermentation workshop participant mentioned “your passion for yeast and bacteria is infectious!” hmmm good thing it is a beneficial bacteria considering it’s infectious… Kefir and Kombucha are two of my favourite foods, with sauerkraut in the running too. I love how good they… Continue reading Kombucha, Kefir and Kraut: Get your ferment on!