How to Make 100 Natural Body Care Gifts in an Hour!

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How would you like to get most of your Christmas gifts made in one hour? You can. In fact, you could make more (I’ll explain how in a minute). Tonight I made 100 gifts in one hour and I’m going to show you exactly how you can do it too. The end result will be: […]

How to make Solid Perfume Sticks

solid perfume sticks

Every time there is a new bundle sale, I go crazy making natural body care products, new recipes, and home remedies. I just can’t help it. I love that so many resources are available  that clearly explain how to do these things at home. It’s wonderful. This time I made solid perfume (from the MadeOn […]

How to Make a Simple (and Natural) Hand Lotion


With the winter months approaching, you might find yourself with dry hands. Indoor heating and cooler weather are notorious for drying out skin. Keeping a nourishing hand lotion within easy reach is helpful in keeping scaly, lizard-skin at bay. Most store-bought lotions don’t fit my natural standards, so I find it easier to make my […]

How to Make Chocolate Peppermint Lotion Bars

chocolate peppermint lotion bars

These lotion bars are one of my favorite things to make. They smell delicious and moisturize very well. My goal here at A Delightful Home is to only share tutorials for homemade products that are simple and easy. These chocolate peppermint lotion bars fit the bill perfectly. I’m not exaggerating about them being simple and […]

How Holy Basil can reduce stress and improve health

how holy basil can reduce stress and improve health

  Holy Basil is a wonderful herb that can significantly improve your health. Ever heard of it? Holy Basil is also known as Tulsi and is different to common basil. Holy Basil is primarily used for fatigue, arthritis and other inflammability disorders. The best things about Holy Basil is that it is an adaptogen. What is an adaptogen? Herbs […]

Essential Oils

Essential oils are one of my favorite natural living tools. Having essential oils on hand allows me to create home remedies and natural cleaning products quickly. Essential oils not only smell great, but hold abundant benefits. I’ve been writing a little about essential oils here at A Delightful Home. Below is a list of some […]

Trust Your Intuition Launch Day! (Gifts available today only)


It’s here! The launch day for Trust Your Intuition has finally arrived. If this is the first time you are hearing about this, let me tell you that this book is the collaborative effort of 25 moms who use natural remedies with their families, all spearheaded by the lovely Jenni Wilson of Natural Medicine Mom. […]

How to Make Calendula Salve (and why you should)

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Calendula. A humble flower, with many uses. Also known as the pot marigold, calendula is highly favored for its skin healing properties.It is also excellent for sensitive skin, making it perfect for using with babies and children. Making a salve allows us to harness the calming and anti-inflammatory powers of this wonderful plant. The best […]

10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil


The following is a guest post from Krissa of More Than Mundane Peppermint essential oil is one of my go-to oils and a must for every home medicine cabinet. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and invigorating. It has been used for centuries to soothe digestive difficulties and headaches. The aroma is stimulating and may help […]

Herbal Hair Vinegar {with Rosemary}

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Combing the benefits of rosemary with the clarifying nature of apple cider vinegar creates an effective hair rinse. Rosemary is an excellent herb to use on hair. It smells wonderful and has a a number of hair-friendly properties. It is known to promote hair growth, sooth itchy scalps, and add shine to hair. To make […]