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. …

A Trip to the Dentist Opened My Eyes

A Trip to the Dentist Opened My Eyes

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Sink your teeth into this: A naturopath told me once, if you keep your mouth, gums and teeth healthy, your body will thank you later. But if they’re unhealthy and you’re constantly swallowing traces of debris that have been lingering in your mouth, you could be making yourself ill. Keeping …

A Home Spa Manicure — It’s like a bubble bath for your hands

A Home Spa Manicure — It’s like a bubble bath for your hands

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner It’s Friday and you’re going out on the town tonight. Maybe you have a hot date. Why not give yourself a quick home spa manicure and get some housecleaning done too? In my last post, Dishwashing — Good Clean Fun, I mentioned that I would write a post on manicures …

Quinoa … Keen Whaaaat?

Quinoa … Keen Whaaaat?

For the last couple of years I have been on a mission to lose weight and get fit. In April of 2007, I hit my all time high in weight and did not want to see the next higher number. You can guess what the magic number was. I’ll never say.  I have been going …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today is the day I’m going to publish my first blog post. And it also happens to be International Women’s Day. I didn’t know there was such a date as International Women’s Day until a few weeks ago when I was invited to a brunch to celebrate the occasion by one of my Jazzercise instructors …