Come snag our DIY Poison Ivy Lotion (draw out toxins, dry up the rash, and soothe your itchy skin)!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Poison Ivy Lotion Recipe

Before I had kids I loved to go on weekend long kayaking trips. One downside to spending so much time on the water though, is that poison ivy likes to lurk at the water’s edge. Needless to say I’ve gotten pretty good at both recognizing (and avoiding) poison ivy and treating the rash it causes. But I try to steer …

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe (isn't it beautiful)- Scratch Mommy

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe

A foot soak is the perfect way to soothe tired, achy feet. The right combination of herbs and essential oils will help relax the muscles, leaving feet feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. The therapeutic benefit of foot soaks often extends beyond the feet; relieving excess tension over the entire body. They also have the ability to calm an anxious mind. To prepare …

DIY Anti-Aging Night Cream Recipe (super yummy for your face)!- Scratch Mommy

Anti-Aging Night Cream Recipe

I’m not that old, but I’d still like to get a head start on fighting aging, especially when it comes to my face. What you eat plays a big role in skin health, but you can also use healthy skincare products to help (like Scratch Mommy Founder Jess’s Pronounce Skincare line products). Fight wrinkles and promote youthful, smooth skin at …

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

DIY Dryer Sheets (only 2 ingredients!)

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 want my kids to be the stinky kids at school, so of course I do wash …

7 ways to decrease allergens inside your home- Scratch Mommy

7 Ways To Allergen Proof Your Home

There was once a time when I didn’t even think about allergens in my home. Of course, spring would come and I’d deal with seasonal allergies, but that all had to do with the great outdoors so I didn’t think about inside my home. Then I had baby number two and things started changing. He was my eczema baby. It’s amazing …

DIY Dandelion-Infused Hand Lotion Recipe- featured on Scratch Mommy

Dandelion-Infused Hand Lotion

I’m a big fan of body butter, and even my homemade rose lotion, but I needed something lighter for my hands. This dandelion-infused hand lotion is a luxurious way to get some extra moisture to your hands without being overly greasy. Creating a Hand Lotion With a preschooler and all the cooking and product making I do, I end up washing …