All about Plantain

all about plantain

Today I’d like to tell you about one of my favorite herbs: Plantain. While the word, plantain, may bring to mind a banana-like fruit, this plantain is actually a plant, often thought of as a weed. It is found all over the United States, and may even be in your own backyard. Plantain is also known […]

Lavender-Chamomile Bath Soak Recipe

Lavender Chamomile Bath Soak

The following is a soothing herbal soak I created recently. It aims to relieve sore muscles and relax the body (and mind). This DIY bath soak recipe uses dead sea salts and Epsom salts, both containing high levels of magnesium. The magnesium in the salts is a great way to relax the body. Bathing in […]

Simple Lavender Salve

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This lavender salve is one of my all-time favorite things to make. It smells divine, but is not over powering. Perfect for dry hands, it also relieves rough patches on elbows and knees. The best part: it is EASY to make. This recipe only contains 4 ingredients and a few simple steps. If you have been intimidated […]

20 DIY All-Natural Face Cleanser Recipes

20 DIY Face Cleanser Recipes

Making your own facial cleanser is much easier than you might think. Often it doesn’t actually involve any making; just select the right ingredient to gently massage into your skin. A number of cleansers can be created with one ingredient! Any of the following can be used alone as a face cleanser: Honey Oil Yogurt […]

How to Make Magnesium Lotion

DIY Magnesium Lotion

This recipe for magnesium lotion comes from Healing With God’s Earthly Gifts: Natural and Herbal Remedies.  Many of us are deficient in magnesium. If you are deficient you may have headaches, loss of appetite, nausea, restless legs, insomnia, irritability, anxiety, depression, high blood sugar, muscle cramps, or vomiting (among other things). One great way to get magnesium […]

How to Make Cocoa Powder Eye Shadow {DIY Make-Up}

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Most make up is full of chemicals. I buy the most natural make up I can find. But it can be expensive. I recently stumbled upon the fact that some foods can be used as make up! This is usually super frugal and relatively easy too. One of the simplest methods for creating an all-natural […]

10 Soothing, Healing and Detoxifying Baths

10 soothing, healing, and detoxifying baths

When I think of a bath, I usually think of a time to relax and let the stress of the day drain away. Baths are a pretty rare thing for this busy mom, and they probably are for you too. But, perhaps we could find time for a few more soaks in the tub once […]

10 Natural Body Care Products Anyone Can Make!

10 natural body care products anyone can make

One of my greatest joys is showing people how easy it is to make natural body care products at home. I think many are under the impression that is is complicated or time consuming to create personal care products; but it’s not! (Well, it could be, I suppose. But we won’t try those recipes). Below […]

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 […]