Calendula-Hula-Who!??? And why YOU should know.

Calendula-Hula-Who!?? (and why YOU should know)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Well, it looks as though old Punxsutawney Phil got it wrong this year. Where I’m located, I think that we are in for a late start to spring. Bummer. On a positive note, this gives me more time to get my garden seeds started inside, …

Jojoba, Coconut, and Almond Oils -- GIFTS!

Jojoba, Almond, & Coconut Oils – Gifts! (favorite carrier oils in a skincare series)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. First, I am so happy that you are following along in my weeklong skincare series! Second, I am so excited about today’s blog post. I hope that you are, too. Yesterday I wrote about my favorite base butter for body lotions and butters – …

Raw cocoa butter...why and how to use it. Learn more in this post!

Why Should You Use Cocoa Butter? It’s UhMaaaZing!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Hello friend! Today is day three of my weeklong series in healthy skincare. Thanks for following along! 🙂 In post #1 we brushed up on the basics of our skin and in post #2 we learned about things we should always (without a doubt) …

What's in YOUR skincare products? You might be surprised...

What’s In YOUR Skincare Products? Toxic ingredients? You might be surprised…

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. As I have started my own line of skincare products (now available!) I figured that I’d better check with the FDA to see how these products are regulated.

Skincare 101

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. I did not create Scratch Mommy (.com) to write only about making food in my scratch kitchen. Oh no, I am making loads of things from scratch these days, just like my all-purpose cleaner, deodorant (with NO baking soda), bug repellent, dusting spray, and …

This Stuff Will Make You Want To Clean Your Home’s Surfaces!

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. (Says the Mommy who’s actually pretty horrible at maintaining a clean home). Ha! In all seriousness, if you have been following my blog you know that I am on a mission. This mission is to eliminate as many pesticides, chemicals, and other artificial ingredients …

Have an itch?

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Let’s scratch it! Well, we certainly don’t want to scratch all of our itches…not the ones on our bodies, anyway. Especially those pesky dry skin, eczema, or psoriasis spots that annoyingly pop up at the most inopportune times. HOWEVER, if you have an itch …