Three Wise Home Spa Gifts: Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh

Three Wise Home Spa Gifts: Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Winter Solstice is here. Today, December 21st, is the shortest day in terms of day light hours of the year. The sun will set in these parts at 4:17 pm and the day is already gray and overcast to begin with. On the bright side, the days are going to …

Spritz and Spray some Christmas Cheer this Year

Spritz and Spray some Christmas Cheer this Year

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Here’s another idea to add to your home spa gift basket — Christmas Tree Room Spray. It’s like a breathe of fresh air. I came up with this quick and easy home spa recipe many years ago. For better or worse, my family has had fake Christmas trees for the …

A bright gift idea — Candles

A bright gift idea — Candles

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Have you been invited to some holiday parties this month and are stuck for cheap and cheerful hostess gifts? Here is a Homespunspa-style craft project that will be sure light up any party — Votive Candles. I came up with this craft project many years ago to enhance the table …

What’s on your Christmas wishlist — how about a home spa book?

What’s on your Christmas wishlist — how about a home spa book?

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Books, books and more books. Someone asked me if I was an “information junkie” the other day and I had to raise my hand and say “yes.” I love books. In this post, I would like to recommend five fabulous home spa books that I have in my own library …

Cranberry Body Lotion Recipe

Cranberry Body Lotion Recipe

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday of the year because it’s all-inclusive and not restricted to any one group of people and it doesn’t have commercial hype surrounding it. I don’t know why Thanksgiving isn’t more popular outside of America and we’ve been basking in this gravy boat since the mid-1800’s. …