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How To Use Lavender Herb (for home, body, and food)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Lavender, the beautiful flower loved by gardeners, herbalists, and bees is a powerhouse botanical. This flowering beauty is another one of those multi-purpose herbs. Lavender herb is prized for it’s perfume and should be as that perfume and the rest of the plant can serve us, our homes, and …

Start-Up Guide For The Home Herbalist- Featured On Scratch Mommy

Start-Up Guide For The Home Herbalist

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. If you enjoy cultivating a from-scratch lifestyle and have an interest in natural health, learning to work with herbs to support your family’s well being can be a rewarding skill. You might even have most of the tools you need to get started – …

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Is YOUR Water Safe? (and learn what you can do if it isn’t!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. On the heels of the water crisis that is happening across the United States, it’s timely that today I’m sharing a bit more about our recently installed Pelican Water System. In our first post here, we explained how truly easy it was to install…all on your …

Learn why you should grow calendula in your skin healing herbal garden!- Scratch Mommy

Grow A Skin Healing Flower Garden

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Spring is here and many of us are turning our thoughts to gardens full of beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and tasty vegetables. In all that planning, designing, and planting don’t forget to include flowers that are not only beautiful, but also healing and useful …

DIY Dryer Sheets (easier than you might think, with only 2 ingredients!)- Scratch Mommy

DIY Dryer Sheets (only 2 ingredients!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I despise laundry. As you may already know (from this gingerbread pancake recipe and this slow cooker buffalo chicken sandwich recipe) I love to cook. But I really do not enjoying doing the laundry. I know we need clean clothes and I sure don’t …

Herbal glycerites are a wonderful and beneficial way to infuse herbs and add them into your next DIY projects. Come learn how over at Scratch Mommy!

Herbal Glycerites For Skincare (How and why to make non-alcoholic herbal tinctures)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Every now and then an herbal skin care product will call for the use of vegetable glycerin. This clear, sweet liquid helps smooth, soften, and protect skin. It’s perfectly wonderful all on its own, but we can increase the healing properties of that glycerin …

Grab our simple and effective recipe for a non-toxic DIY toilet bowl cleaner!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Toilet Bowl Cleaner (non-toxic & it WORKS!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Creating your own natural cleaners can be fun, and they’re certainly healthier than their toxic counterparts. You can make your own simple and effective non-toxic cleaner for one of the dirtiest places in the house with this DIY toilet bowl cleaner. I worked in …

Learn how and where to cut when you prune your herbs- Scratch Mommy

Learn How (and why) To Prune Herbs

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission.   How often do you get a haircut? Every six weeks or so? How does it make your hair feel? Pretty good, huh? Like your hair cut, plants benefit from a trim every now and then, too—especially herbs. But, how do you prune herbs? …

Come discover our 5 must haves for your essential oil starter kit (and learn how to use them)!- Scratch Mommy

5 Must Haves For Your Essential Oil Starter Kit

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. My first introduction with essential oils happened late at night on a university campus. A friend sat next to me on a park bench in the dark where I complained to him of constant headaches. He was quick to respond with a tiny bottle of a …

Get yourself a from scratch laundry room with our 5 simple DIY tips (reduce toxins on your skin, in the air, and in the environment)!- Scratch Mommy

5 Ways to Have a From Scratch Laundry Room

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. This post might seem intimidating or even not worth while for some of you, but let me assure you, having a from scratch laundry room is not that hard and definitely has it’s benefits! Fact: The very first steps I took in the natural-from-scratch world …