Last week I had the opportunity to lead a soapmaking workshop with a small group of youth from the Sackville Community Garden. Using organic sunflower oil and dried calendula (a type of marigold with excellent skin soothing properties) from their garden we made a small batch of a lovely mild soap. This was a first… Read More »

Adapted from Soulemama‘s “…Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.” Rather than capture a “moment”, I feel inspired to capture the small details around me, to remind me to stop and smell the… Read More »

Written by Katie Tower, the following appeared in the Wednesday, October 5, 2011 issue of the Sackville Tribune-Post “April MacKinnon is what you might call a busy mom. With three children under the age of six, renovations underway on their 150-year-old Victorian farmhouse on the outskirts of town, and a home-based business that is starting… Read More »

I thought I would start a new series introducing you to Anointment products, giving you some details into how it is made and what makes each product special. I have a soft spot for the products I create, it is as though they all have their own personality. My friend Marsha, aka Aliper and the… Read More »