Eliminating Single Use Items

Eliminating Single Use Items

Disposable, single use items are available nearly everywhere.  Due to this availability, people often choose disposable, single use items.  These items are marketed as convenience items.   It seems more and more people are choosing single use items which is having negative effects on our planet. These items are disposable, right?  They are used and then tossed Read More

Rejuvenating Scalp Serum Recipe

Rejuvenating Scalp Serum Recipe

When I was younger I had crazy thick hair.  A lot of living and 3 kids later, not so much.  My hair is not nearly as thick and I have occasional itching of my scalp.  After a bit of research and a few different batches trials I developed this scalp serum recipe that is a Read More

Homemade Arnica Salve Recipe

Homemade Arnica Salve Recipe

Arnica salve is a must-have in any natural first aid kit.  Arnica reduces pain and inflammation and is great to use on bruises, aches, sprains, strains and even arthritis flare-ups.  Arnica also helps to reduce irritation from insect bites.  Health food stores often carry an assortment of arnica preparations but why not make your own concoction?  I Read More

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Benefits of Tongue Scraping

There are several benefits of tongue scraping to improve overall health.  Benefits range from eliminating bad breath to boosting your immunity.  You may have never heard of tongue scraping.  I will share what it is, the type of tool you need, and the may benefits of tongue scraping with you. I was unsure of tongue Read More

How to Make Homemade Organic Lip Balm

How to Make Homemade Organic Lip Balm

I am going to share how you can make your own homemade lip balm at home.   It is super easy and you may already have the ingredients in your kitchen.  Making your own lip balm eliminates the many chemicals and preservatives that are in many store-bought lip balms and it will save you money, the Read More

Eco Friendly Easter Ideas

Eco Friendly Easter Ideas

Easter and eco-friendly are two words that very often don’t go hand in hand.  Plastic eggs, plastic grass, candy with artificial flavors and colors….not so great for the environment or your body.   We have dyed our eggs naturally for years and the bunny has been kind leaving organic candy for the kids as well as Read More

Dry Brushing Skin

Dry Brushing Your Skin

Dry brushing your skin is an easy process that has many benefits.  Dry brushing your skin helps to unclog pores and excrete toxins that can become trapped in your skin.  It works wonders at exfoliating your dead skin, it reduces cellulite, and it stimulates your lymphatic system. Let’s first talk about the benefits of dry Read More

Homemade Aloe Hair Detangler

Homemade Aloe Hair Detangler

My daughter has long hair that seems to tangle very easily.  I have been making homemade hair detangler for years using an ACV detangler recipe that works quite well but my daughter was ‘over’ the vinegar smell.  After browsing the internet I put together a great recipe that gets the tangles out and smells great! Read More

Kombucha Aloe Face Toner

Homemade Kombucha Aloe Facial Toner

Get ready to ditch your store-bought facial toner!    In just a few moments I whipped up a homemade facial toner that has provided me with rather quick gratification. This homemade (organic) kombucha aloe facial toner has worked wonders for my skin.  Since using this toner I notice that my skin is smoother, there is a Read More

Homemade Natural Vapor Rub

Homemade Natural Vapor Rub (Ditch The Vicks!)

It’s that time of year:  back to school.  Except we don’t go to school.  The fact that we homeschool does not keep us away from germs, we do leave the house!  Audrey started coughing and became congested Friday then on Saturday it had spread to Ava.  Next, our friend few doors down was showing the Read More

Colloidal Silver:  Nature's Antibiotic

Colloidal Silver: Treat Your Family Naturally Using ‘Nature’s Antibiotic’

Colloidal Silver is a staple in my natural medicine cabinet.  I began using colloidal silver, also known as nature’s antibiotic, after we found out that Alex is allergic to penicillin.  He suffered tremendously and I have never used antibiotics again in our home.   It is easy and safe to treat your family naturally using colloidal Read More

Soothing Homemade Body Butter

Homemade Whipped Body Butter

It is holiday season and I am happy to be making the majority of the gifts that I will be giving.  I will be giving different people different homemade products but they will all be gifted this amazing homemade whipped body butter.  This is one of the best things that I have ever made in my Read More