I’ve been a bit obsessed with making my own beauty products lately. I’ve experimented with making my own wax, face/body scrub and lip balm, and in time I’d like to make almost everything I put on my face and body, including foundation, moisturizer, and eventually maybe even mascara and eyeliner. I have to draw the… Continue reading Taking a stand against the beauty industry, one wax at a time
Feminism has ruined a lot of stuff for me. There was a time when I could watch a movie, walk down the street, attend an event, listen to music, tune into the news, etc., without being accosted by society’s pervasive sexism. It was there, I just didn’t see it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad… Continue reading Taking a day off feminism
I got this idea from a Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio video, which used a fancy gummy candy machine and gummy bear/fish/snake molds. I didn't have any candy molds, but wanted DIY gummy candy RIGHT NOW, so I had a play and discovered that you don't need any special equipment or molds – cookie cutters and your… Continue reading DIY Gummy Candy – No Mold Required!
Make Your Own Rice Heat Pack With a Crochet Cover There's nothing like a rice bag for warming up on a cold night, easing period pain, or soothing sore muscles. For those of you who aren't aware, a rice bag is a fabric pouch filled with rice for use as a heat pack/heating pad. You… Continue reading DIY Rice Bag: Free Crochet Pattern
My Slow Journey to Becoming a Feminist I was 21 when I first discovered feminism—or rather, discovered sexism. It wasn’t an 'Aha!' moment, no lightbulbs appeared above my head. It was more like a slow realization. It started on Twitter. Someone I was following retweeted a link to a blog post—I don’t remember who it… Continue reading How I Discovered Feminism