Natural Living

A More Effective method for Clean Laundry

A More Effective method for Clean Laundry 0

My long time readers know how important it is for my family and I to use natural cleaning products. When it comes to laundry, my concerns are not just about limiting the family’s exposure to chemicals, it’s also about using products that are gently on our skin. We all have sensitive skin and my three kids […]

Easy DIY Dryer Sheets

Easy DIY Dryer Sheets 0

A few years ago I started making my own laundry detergent, and shortly after I also made my own liquid fabric softener too. I stopped using the fabric softener because it used a store bought conditioner as the main ingredient and I knew that I could find a way to soften my clothes more naturally. […]

DIY Soothing Shower Melts

DIY Soothing Shower Melts 0

Recently my kids and I caught a nasty cold that lasted almost two weeks! We used my homemade Vapor Rub, drank Apple Cider Vinegar, and got lots of sleep. It was a tough time for all of us and I was so sick of feeling stuffed up and congested. I’ve been wanting to try these […]

Natural Allergy Relief

Natural Allergy Relief 0

Never in my life have I suffered from allergies….until now! I have a milestone birthday in a few weeks, and with it has come a change in my body’s physiology and immune response to allergens. It took me a few weeks to figure out why my eyes were switching from dry and itchy to watery […]

DIY Natural Bug Spray

DIY Natural Bug Spray 0

We are heading out for the weekend to camp in the woods! Normally I would be anxious about how many bug-bites myself and my kids would get hiking, playing and camping in the forest. But not this time! It’s so empowering to know I can make my own, non-toxic insect repellent that I can safely […]

How to Grow Dandelions for Cooking & Home Remedies

How to Grow Dandelions for Cooking & Home Remedies 0

Dandelions got labeled as a weed at some point, but in some parts of the world they are grown in just about every garden bed for their delicious leaves and useful flower heads. If you are interested in growing and harvesting dandelions, but are unsure of how to begin, its not hard. Dandelions grow easy […]

Essential Oils: Where do I Start?

Essential Oils: Where do I Start? 0

I am asked this question over and over….let’s face it, this is a whole new way of thinking and treating household ailments. The learning curve is huge! But as a mom, what I have seen work best for me and those that come to my classes to really learn how to make significant changes for their […]

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar 0

I started drinking apple cider vinegar several months ago for a variety of reasons, which we will get to in a few minutes. My first issue was with taste, as you can imagine. I felt like I was drinking salad dressing! I mean, really, it’s vinegar. Why would I want to drink it as a […]

Frankincense – The King of Essential Oils!

Frankincense – The King of Essential Oils! 0

Everyone is talking about the “new you” in the “new year.” How about starting with one essential oil, that is so diverse in its uses, it truly is the “King” of essential oils! Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Frankincense by DoTerra comes from the country of Oman. It requires such accuracy in its harvesting, that it can […]

How to Make Natural Vapor Rub

How to Make Natural Vapor Rub 1

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Kleenex but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KleenexTarget” Sometimes despite my best efforts to keep my family and I from getting the colds that are going around, one of us gets sick. This time, it was […]