Death by Candlelight....

Death by Candlelight....
It was only a few short years ago that you would find my home filled with candles. Especially those cute glass ones with a lid that promised to smell like a delicious French Pear or Vanilla Bean. Irresistible right?? If only I knew the damage being done to my health. Read the full blog to find out why candles are just as toxic as cigarettes and some better alternatives.

Bath bombs! Avoid the chemical sh!tstorm and make your own ;)

Bath bombs! Avoid the chemical sh!tstorm and make your own ;)
Bath bombs are taking the world by storm! But sadly most are full of weirdo ingredients that you absolutely don't want to soak your delicate bits in!

A very popular brand on the market includes ingredients like Sodium Laureth Sulfate (read about this ingredient here: and Propylene Glycol (read about this ingredient here:

It also lists "perfume" which can be a concoction of hundreds of toxic chemicals. No thanks!

So here's a super simple recipe that works wonderfully as you can see in this video:

Ingredients & equipment

  • Ice sphere moulds from Kmart or Target
  • 1 cup bicarb soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup Epsom salts (I use Magnesium Sulphate that you can buy from Stockfeed suppliers)
  • 3 tsps EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
  • 5-10 drops essential oils
  • Spray bottle of filtered water
  • In a glass or stainless steel bowl combine bicarb soda, citric acid & Epsom salts
  • Whisk to combine
  • Add essential oils
  • Whisk to combine
  • Add EVOO and 2 sprays of water (on mist)
  • Whisk to combine and place mixture in moulds quickly
  • Allow to dry for 24 hours before removing from moulds
Makes 12 bombs