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 …

Kid-Friendly Creamsicle Toothpaste Recipe- Scratch Mommy

Kid-Friendly Creamsicle Toothpaste Recipe

Have you ever wondered why kids toothpaste costs so much money? Seriously? Why is it that their toothpaste costs double what adult toothpaste costs!!?? Is it the glitter, dyes, or crazy flavors? Perhaps it’s the carton characters? I just don’t get it. There’s also the question as to why our kids need so many crazy ingredients in their toothpaste. Have …

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils (with 2 DIY recipes for you to try)!- Scratch Mommy

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils

You want to make sure that people are able to smell you when you walk into a room. No, I’m not talking about the bad, *you stink* kind of smell. Everyone should have a signature scent, and with one of these solid perfume recipes with essential oils, you can have just that. In a good way of course. Ahhh, the …

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 …

Rosehips ready to harvest- Come learn their benefits and how to use them!- Scratch Mommy

Learn About Rosehip Benefits & Uses

We are all familiar with roses. They are beautiful flowers and they have many uses in the natural skincare world (like Scratch Mommy Founder Jess’s handcrafted and UhMaaaZing Pronounce Skincare Rose Water Spray). But did you know that there is more to roses than just their flowers? I’m talking about rosehips, and I am SO excited for you to learn about rosehip …

Freshly cut DIY glycerin soap bars, so easy to make for you and to give as gifts!- Scratch Mommy

Soothing DIY Glycerin Soap

Homemade soap is truly a marvelous and wonderful thing. It also requires the use of lye in many cases and well that’s not always something we all want to tackle and is certainly not a project for young children to take on. We can, however; make a soothing homemade glycerin soap that is easily customized for our homes and for …

Learn the many benefits of ylang ylang essential oil for hair and how to use it- Scratch Mommy

Benefits Of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil For Your Hair

Today we have a favorite returning guest post author on Scratch Mommy, Vineetha. Be sure to read her first post about the benefits of eating the WHOLE egg here. Check out her bio at the bottom of this post and follow her. Enjoy! xoxo ~Founder Jess What is Ylang Ylang? The Cananga Odonata Tree (commonly known as the Canaga Tree) is a …