About Candice Batista

Candice is an award winning eco-journalist and one of Canada’s leading eco advocates, whose been sharing tips on how to live a more sustainable life for over a decade now. Currently, she calls CTV’s "The Marilyn Denis Show” home. As the resident on-air eco expert (and producer) , she provides viewers with the tools they need to live happy, healthy, green lives. From DIY recipes to saving energy, Candice has you covered.

4 NATURAL WAYS TO GET THE FRENCH GIRL LOOK FROM PARIS FASHION WEEK

By | 2017-03-12T14:59:21+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , , |

C’est Magnifique! That's what I think of when I think of Frech women. Don't they seem to get everything right? Effortless fashion, glowing skin, just makes me swoon. Now I love fashion like any girl but am also very aware of its impact both on the chemicals used in makeup and the culture of fast fashion. But that's not what this blog is about. Paris Fashion Week just wrapped up and I noticed a few trends that we can look forward to this summer are ya ready? Qui!

DIY MATCHA GREEN TEA SMOOTHING BODY EXFOLIATOR

By | 2017-05-28T18:50:38+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

I’ve mixed up a ton of body scrubs in my kitchen, so many that my husband doesn’t know if I’m making dinner or cooking up a fabulous DIY recipe. This is by far one of my fav’s. It’s purifying, refreshing and ultra-moisturizing and smells like a Matcha Green Tea Latte. It’s also so beneficial to the skin and has become a permanent part of my beauty routine.

GREEN FIND OF THE WEEK

By | 2017-03-06T18:24:11+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Nesting|Tags: , , |

Going green should be easy, period. And today, more than ever there are so many awesome products on the market to make the search a little easier. You can find sustainable versions of just about anything, if you know how to look and you can find them at big box stores too. I really want yo help you on your green journey, so every week I am going to share my Green Find Of The Week.

BUSY GIRL OVERNIGHT OATS PACKED WITH NUTRITION

By | 2017-05-07T13:42:49+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Grub|Tags: , |

Are you too busy in the morning to cook or make a nutritious breakfast? Are you being pulled in a million different directions? I get it. Mornings can be tough. You're trying to get dressed, prepare lunches, get the kids ready, get Fido to poop already and make sure you kiss the hubs goodbye (hopefully).

HOW TO HYGGE YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE

By | 2017-03-02T18:49:51+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , , |

March is the perfect time of year to stay indoors and pamper yourself. Pour yourself a delicious raw-tella hot chocolate, put on your goop-approved knit sweater and get your hygge on. If you don’t know about “hygge” it’s the Danish concept of “coziness”, a way of life where you unwind, unplug, slow down and savor the little things.

DIY MOISTURIZING SHAVING BALM FOR SMOOTH LEGS

By | 2017-05-21T11:48:17+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

Do you remember the first time you shaved your legs? Looking back it was kind of a rite of passage. I watched my mom do it on her gorgeous long, lean legs and could not wait to try it myself. I don’t remember the exact moment, but I do remember the (putrid) smell of that white foaming cream, though.

MUST-HAVE GREEN BEAUTY STARTER KIT

By | 2017-02-26T17:19:17+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , , |

Today, I have great news. The fabulous Margot over at thechoosychick.com has the solution to your (possible) green beauty conundrum. How do I transition? 
It’s the hardest part and she has done all the hard work for you. YAY! I caught up with this eco-warrior to get the down-low on her Green Beauty Starter Bag (which BTW would make a fabulous #MotherDay gift!)

3 NEW HOMEMADE HAIR RECIPES USING COCONUTS

By | 2017-05-07T13:44:02+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

Today I am sharing my top 3 coconut oil infused recipes with you. The best part, they are all simple to make and all provide so many benefits for the hair and body. There are over 1,500 studies showing the benefits of this miracle oil.

FOOTCIAL
, LIKE A FACIAL BUT FOR THE FEET

By | 2017-05-07T13:44:42+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , , |

Give your feet the love they deserve with this amazing Sea Salt Foot Soak and Banana Cream Moisturizer. Our feet take a beating, this easy DIY recipe will help reduce inflammation and have your feet feeling soft as ever. Great to do after a weekend of dancing.