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Quickie Body Review: Tony Moly Pure Eco Snail Moisture Gel, Plus a Discount Code for You

I really, really, really don’t like putting body lotion on. Almost all of my motivational vanity is reserved for my face, and so are almost all of my fun and exciting products. 924 more words


2015 My Beauty Diary Sheet Mask Reviews Part 1: The Reviewening

South Korea is inarguably the leader of the current wave of Western interest in Asian cosmetics (there’s a reason the term is K-Beauty not T-Beauty or J-Beauty or C-Beauty, after all), but that doesn’t mean other countries don’t offer standout products–or stand out in particular categories. 2,618 more words


Loaded Limerick

For so long I was lamenting
resenting what I wasn’t getting
I cleared that away
and saw that you stayed.
Can you feel how my heart is fermenting?


.(slightly faster) fermented whole peppers

This is a simple post, similar to the fermented jalapeños I wrote about before.  We have settled into our new home on Texada Island, which has a small but amazing farmer’s market.   583 more words

.making kombucha from a store-bought bottle (from scratch)

For a long time, I have been meaning to write about kombucha.  It is one of the first things I ever tried fermenting and one of my favourite daily indulgences.   969 more words


Fermented foods, like sauerkraut, are known to contain beneficial lactic acid bacteria that boost digestive health.  However, commercially sold sauerkraut is generally required to be pasteurized, which effectively destroys all of the beneficial bacteria it contains ( 1,187 more words


Blueberry Shrub

A shrub, isn’t that a tree? Indeed it is, but it’s also a “drinking” vinegar. A shrub dates back to Colonial America, when it was a very popular drink and a way to preserve fruit prior to the invention of refrigeration. 286 more words

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