DIY Flea And Tick Repellent: A Powder Recipe For Dogs (Organic, Natural, Non-Toxic, Effective)

Hey friend, it’s Jess…the original Scratch Mommy. I am SO excited to share this DIY recipe with you today. I’m sure many of you are dog lovers and have been searching for the best and most effective non-toxic DIY flea and tick repellent solution. Well, THIS is IT! The newest member of our family was born February 28th of this year, so …

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

Let’s talk carrier oils and why they are a necessity 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 used pretty much any thing on my face, skin, and body. It was all just about that awesomely scented lotion, scrub, or other product …

Scratch Mommy's DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant Recipe. Only sweaty armpits need check out this bad girl (or you simply want an effective organic deodorant solution)

DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant – For sweaty armpits: Non-toxic & STILL no baking soda!

Hey friend! It’s Jess, the original Scratch Mommy. Today I’m bringing you a new DIY skincare post..one that *many* of you have been requesting for quite some time… DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant for Sweaty Armpits! I apologize for the delay. The response to my previously published non-toxic DIY deodorant recipe has been overwhelmingly positive. I have had hundreds of people whip up …

‘Fix Pretty Much Anything’ Salve – A Healing DIY Salve

Hello friends! Today I am sharing a crafty concoction that is utilized quite frequently in our home and will likely be a nice addition to yours, too. Today I bring you an easy to create, very powerful ‘fix pretty much anything’ salve. “Dramatic much?” Maybe, but, really…it’s true. You know how *real* food foodies kind-of laugh about saying, “Ah, just …

An effective, non-toxic, DIY bug spray recipe...that really works? Yup. Here you go. Thank me later. :)

Bye, Bye Bugs (especially mosquitoes). Effective DIY Bug Spray Recipe!

Looking for a natural DIY bug spray recipe that will not leave you soaked in horrific chemicals? Who needs that!?? Here is where I would usually go into my spiel about individual ingredients in products that make them bad for us. I think that I can skip that with bug spray. We know it’s pretty darn nasty stuff, right? Okay…good. …