Battling with Eczema

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. My kids both have skin issues. I guess I’m not surprised since I often have dry feet, and hubby gets cracked and bleeding fingers every winter. However neither of us deals with eczema. Eczema is a crazy skin affliction to me. It’s been a …

DIY Bath Soak Recipe {Soothes Eczema}

DIY Bath Soak Recipe (helps my toddler’s eczema!)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Before we get to the DIY Bath Soak Recipe (that helps my toddler’s eczema)…first, a story (as I often like to do). This post might piss you off. Or, it might just give you a bit of hope. Either way, I’m here to share my …

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The ‘Shotgun’ Approach To Treating Severe Eczema

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Warning: This post contains graphic photos of eczema. Not for the squeamish.  As many of you may know, I have suffered from eczema basically since birth. In the past three years it has taken over my life…literally. Like many of you who suffer, I …

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 …

DIY Grapefruit and Grapeseed Body Oil (with so many antioxidants this recipe is great for soothing skin, possibly even your eczema)!- Scratch Mommy

Grapefruit and Grapeseed Body Oil Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission.   I have a family with sensitive skin. My eldest son is prone to allergic rashes and his skin is very thin and delicate. My daughter, my youngest son, my husband, and I all have eczema. Over the years, I have tried so, so …

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 …

Oregon Grape Root- Learn about our favorite uses and benefits.- Scratch Mommy

Learn About Oregon Grape Root

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Herbs have a special place both in my heart and my pantry shelf. Recently a new member joined our little family – Oregon Grape Root. Since Oregon is my home I am bit embarrassed to admit that it took me ten years of living …

7 ways to decrease allergens inside your home- Scratch Mommy

7 Ways To Allergen Proof Your Home

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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. …

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

Dandelion-Infused Hand Lotion

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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 …