Are you prone to dry, itchy skin? Wondering the best way to cleanse it? DIY Avocado Oil and Honey facial cleanser is a fabulous all natural skincare remedy.

DIY Avocado Oil and Honey Facial Cleanser

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Does winter have your face feeling like alligator skin? Tis’ the season here in Canada for warm scarves, hunter boots, a cozy fire and…dry, scaly skin–a totally unwelcome winter side-affect, that’s all too common in this cold climate. What does a Scratch Mommy do …

Strawberry Avocado Salad with Poppyseed Dressing - Definitely a hit at a potluck this spring or summer! - Scratch Mommy

Strawberry Avocado Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. No matter what part of the country you live in, it’s right about now that people start itching to get outside and start entertaining! If you’re in a cold spot, you’re probably soaking in the sun while also wearing a scarf, and if you’re …

Carrier oils are a necessity for making your own natural body and skincare products, but do you know how to use them? Check out this in-depth post on how to choose carrier oils.

How To Choose Carrier Oils

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. *Guest post via Amanda Lopes How to choose carrier oils: Let’s talk carrier oils and why they’re necessities in a #LifeFromScratch skin and body care routine, as well as in homemade skin and body care items. Before I began my journey in earnest, I …

The BEST Chocolate Avocado Mousse (seriously!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Okay, so maybe that title is a bit dramatic, but I’ve been perfecting this for a while now and I truly believe that it is just the bee’s knees. I love it, I think that my toddler loves it even more than me, and …

Cooking Oils 102

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Hello lovely readers! So, I left you hanging with my last blog post regarding cooking oils…sorry about that. I have had a lot going on with the business / lotion side of Scratch Mommy (check out my shop…so exciting). 🙂

With a powerful combination of herbs and essential oils, this homemade muscle rub salve recipe is sure to help soothe your achy, tired, sore muscles!- Scratch Mommy

Homemade Muscle Rub Salve

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I’m so happy to be able to work part time from home while raising my little ones, but it seems to also come with a lot of muscle aches. On the days I’m with my kids I feel like I never sit down and my …

Hearty Vegetarian Black Bean Enchilada Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Do you believe in the power of tarot? I do. Err, I mean, I did. Sort of. Once. I’m not really sure, to tell you the truth. What I do know is that tarot predicted my stint as a vegetarian. Years ago, on a …

DIY Whipped Tattoo Cream Heals My New Tattoos

DIY Whipped Tattoo Cream (Heals my New Tattoos)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I got my first tattoo when I was 20 years old. I had taken a long time to be very thoughtful and introspective about what it was that I wanted to be permanently inked into my skin. Now, back at age 20, I was …

DIY Dirt Busting Hand Scrub {Kid-Safe}

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Ah, summer. You can tell how much fun the kids had by how dirty they are at the end of the day, amirite? And we all know how difficult it is to get them to agree to “scrub up” before dinner… well I’ve got …

Grilled Eggplant and Hummus Wrap Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Hot summer days call for easy, portable, make ahead meals, perfect for picnics, road trips, or casual get-togethers. What is the one type of meal that is perfect for those kind of days? Wraps! Wraps are one of my favourite quick and easy meals …