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Summer Solstice Eco Giveaway

Posted by Janelle Carriere on

Summer Solstice Eco Giveaway

It’s officially Summer! Can you believe it? We’ve had a beautiful Spring season… the temperatures rose, snow melted, trees blossomed and flowers bloomed, all right before our eyes. Every year it seems like a miracle when Earth comes back to life on this side of the world! As we look around it's hard not to feel a deep appreciation for Nature around us... the LIFE around us. We live in a beautiful country, full of lakes and forests, adventure waiting for us at our doorsteps. We’re ready to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. Summer Solstice is the first...

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What does it mean to celebrate your inner Goddess?

Posted by Monika Meulman on

What does it mean to celebrate your inner Goddess?

Last October we launched Goddess Love Giveaway. To enter, we had you tell us how you honour your Goddess within and we loved hearing all the creative answers you shared! You are Reviving the Women’s Movement in a whole different Light. Your words, your sharing, your speaking up and speaking out, sharing your vision, sharing your rituals, your quiet, wild and passionate beliefs with us. All of this helps young women, girls, the little ones, learn. With our told stories of play, wisdom, expansion, celebration, ache, connection and honouring our needs, we nourish the minds of the young women among us and...

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Cacao, Caffeine + Theobromine. The Benefits of Hot Chocolate!

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Cacao, Caffeine + Theobromine. The Benefits of Hot Chocolate!

Did you know that the theobromine in pure cacao is exceptionally healthy for your cardiovascular health and supports your energy levels throughout the day? Theobromine is a natural compound found in cacao. Dark chocolate bars with a high cacao content, like the delicious dark chocolate bars from Chocosol that we carry at the Healing Muse Apothecary, will have high theobromine content as well.  Even some teas have it! What is Theobromine?  “A good example of isomers is caffeine and theobromine. Both have similar effects on the body & cognition because they share the same methyl groups which binds to the adenosine receptors in the brain....

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Bug Off Woods & Camp Spray

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Bug Off Woods & Camp Spray

What really keeps the mosquitos away? When people think insect repelling natural essential oils, most often Citronella is the first thing that comes to mind. Citronella is the big go-to of essential oils and candles for everything insect repellant, it gets put into everything but it’s not actually the strongest. At best, it’s on par with the same strength as regular eucalyptus and lavender essential oils for keeping bugs away. Research has shown that the strongest bug and mosquito repelling natural essential oil is actually Lemon Eucalyptus! Learn more about the properties of Lemon Eucalyptus from www.aromaweb.com Lemon Eucalyptus is...

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Clean Green Spring Giveaway 2021

Posted by Janelle Carriere on

Clean Green Spring Giveaway 2021

Giveaway Announcement! It’s official. Spring is HERE! It’s been a long winter and we are so excited for the fast approaching warm weather and of course to get back into the garden! As you may know, Earth Day is fast approaching… As we began to think deeper about what this means… we decided that it would be wrong to only celebrate our beautiful Mother Earth for ONE day. We’ve decided to keep the celebration going all season long. Heck… all YEAR long! Just as we should be celebrating WOMEN all year long, not only on International Women’s Day… We should...

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