Remember when you were a kid and used to play outside in the summer sun for hours at a time? Remember how bad those sunburns were when you forgot to wear your sunblock? Or maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who tan. I’m not! And boy, do those sunburns hurt! Now that I’m an adult, I don’t seem to Keep Reading
Bath and Body
I absolutely love to DIY bath and body products for myself, my husband and my kiddos. If you have been around the blog for a while, you know that I don’t like having toxic stuff in my home and that goes double for body products that we use! I only want my family exposed to products that are healthy for us.
I have a lot of DIY recipes for bath and body products, including homemade makeup remover wipes, homemade summer deodorant, oatmeal lavender goat milk soap, peppermint toothpaste, Shea butter lotion, homemade face wash and so many more! The list of my homemade body products goes on and on.
Almost any bath product you love can be made at home with non-toxic ingredients. One of the best things about DIY-ing your favorite products is that you can choose the scents you use! You can also decide what kind of ingredients to source.
How many natural cough remedies are there? Oh let me count them… Okay, not all of them. There’s no way I could list that many, but as I’ve done more and more research into natural health , I’ve been blown away by how many effective home remedies there are for the common cold. As I’ve said before, Keep Reading
I’m honestly not a very imaginative person, so it was really hard to come up with essential oil blends recipes when I first started my homemade soap making journey. But essential oils are important ingredients in handmade soap. So I would group up all my little glass bottles, into bottom, middle, Keep Reading
I’ve been seriously enjoying making my own home remedies. It’s amazing how much you can do with a few simple ingredients, and after I made my first batch of homemade cough syrup, I knew that I had to follow it up with homemade cough drops. I’m a huge believer in the power of cough drops on those Keep Reading
This cough syrup recipe combines several cough, congestion, and germ-fighting ingredients that make it amazing! I’m one of those crazies who doesn’t like to intervene too much when I get sick. You know, just let the virus run it’s course. I suppose I’m a stick in the mud because I haven’t had Keep Reading
Oh y’all! Do your lips get as chapped as mine do as soon as cold weather hits? It’s downright painful! I use to be a professional lip balm buyers in winters past (I kid, but only slightly), but ever since making homemade baby lotion, I’ve wanted to make my own homemade natural lip balm too, and Keep Reading
Which is why I’ve got two different patterns on my thumb and first finger. Just playing around! I’m guessing most of y’all have heard of Konad. I hadn’t, but I live under a rock, so that’s different. I knew I wasn’t going to be able to afford to get my nails done professionally all summer long, Keep Reading
Homemade itch relief spray is a must-have for everyone, whether you live in the country, where poison ivy is always a threat, or in the city, where mosquitos are everywhere. I worked really hard memorizing poisonous plants and what they look like hoping to avoid getting poison ivy this Keep Reading
This homemade sun lotion recipe is super easy to make, effective, and good for your skin! If you’re like me, you have no interest whatsoever in wearing commercial, chemical sunscreen. It’s just not worth the risk of possible hormone disruption, allergies, or cancer. But sunburn is no fun, Keep Reading
Hey all! I’m sharing how to make your own deodorant over on moneysavingmom.com today. If you’ve got a minute, click over and check it out! I remember the first time I bought deodorant after I got married. I found myself cringing as I shelled out dollars for a tube of the natural, aluminum-free Keep Reading