DIY All-Purpose Cleaner – Zap Household Germs (& make the whole house smell UhMaaaZing)

Whether we are ready or not, many places are now entering fall. We might as well embrace it, because it’s time. With fall comes greater incidence of colds, bouts with the flu, etc etc etc. Many kiddos are back in school or daycare where they are passing around little sickly germs and bringing them home. Boo. I am not a …

Sprouted breadcrumbs QUICK!!!

Sprouted Breadcrumbs In 30 Seconds?

Yes, breadcrumbs in 30 seconds. And yes, sprouted grains (as, per WAPF’s solid guidelines, grains should be for proper digestion). OhEmGee…WHY did I not think of this sooner!??? Go From THIS… To THIS… In Only 30 Seconds!!! This post is going to be short and simple, ya know…right to the point so you can get started. For just a little …

Learn how to make an effective and nourishing natural deodorant at home. DIY deodorant is fun to make, and you get to control the ingredients (and skip the baking soda, which most natural deodorant contains)!

Homemade DIY Deodorant Recipe (secret ingredient, NO irritating baking soda, EFFECTIVE recipe)!

Honestly, I don’t sweat that much. TMI? I mean, I wish that I would sweat more (as weird as that might sound). Sweating is your body’s natural way of ridding toxins, so it’s really a good thing. On occasion, I do wear deodorant, especially if I know I’ll be in a situation where I’ll likely sweat. Since I started my *real* …

DIY Soothing Tooshie Salve Recipe (for your baby's bottom AND your worn elbows & feet)

DIY Soothing Tooshie Salve (works for YOUR skin, too) – Knock out diaper rash!

You go to change your baby’s diaper and there it is…an ugly, bright red, angry, and bumpy rash. If you are a first-time mother, you probably freak out right away (I know that I did). Second-time mothers, you’ve been there and done this (so to say). Either way, you know that immediate action needs to take place, as your poor …

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. …

DIY Hair Taming Oil - Only Two Ingredients.

Non-Toxic DIY Hair Oil (an effective hair taming recipe)!

I am a little past due to see my hairdresser. (When I say “a little,” I am totally exaggerating…it’s A LOT). I adore her, so that’s not the reason I haven’t been. I love getting out of the house for pampering, so that’s not the reason, either. Maybe it’s because I have a 21 month old toddler and a husband …

Natural & Easy DIY Remedy For Pests

Natural (& Easy) Remedy For Pests

It’s that time of year. Yeah, you know…the time when uninvited guests creep and crawl their way into our homes. How Rude! Spiders, ants, mice, and whatever else creeps and crawls through cracks (…shudder…). Want to keep them out? Yeah, me, too. Do we want to use that highly advertised, big box store, corporate America poison? Heck No! I mean, …

From disregarded clothing with holes, to rags. What do YOU do with your old clothing? How do YOU upcycle?

A Fun & Handy Way To Recycle, Reuse, & Upcycle Old Clothing

Meet George. George was our awesome Saint Bernard, weighing in at 180 lbs. He was a big, cuddly, ball of messy fur. More than his massive and gorgeous physical appearance, Georgie-Porgie was a great friend. They call these doggies Gentle Giants for good reason. When we brought George home at 10 weeks old, he weighed 40 lbs. If you’ve ever …