DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

Oh, this mama could use a spa day! One blissful day filled with hot stone massages, a pedicure with a side of champagne, and a facial that leaves my face radiant, smooth as a baby’s bottom, and brighter than it was before I had children…..Okay. Back to reality. That’s not happening any time soon. If you’re anything like me (and …

DIY Healing Hand Salve for Garden Hands

Confession time. I’m a #lifefromscratch kind of gal. I love to prepare nutritious, wholesome meals at home. I totally love all things DIY and I’ve experimented with making my own coconut flour and coconut milk, my own medicated lip balm and orange vanilla whipped body butter. But there is one area of #lifefromscratch that I have yet to tackle. That …

You would never believe how easy it is to make raw milk yogurt. AND the benefits outweigh pasteurized yogurt any day. Learn more here.

How to Make Raw Milk Yogurt

I began my real food, #LifeFromScratch  journey in middle school; the same time I stopped shaving my legs and wearing make-up. My mom called putting on make-up putting on her “face.” She’s a beautiful lady but didn’t want people to see her without make-up. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my real face and I didn’t want to buy …

Using herbs for healing is a perfect and natural way to support the body's own natural wonder! Check out this tutorial on how to make a tincture.

How to Make a Tincture

Let’s talk about one of my favorite topics…herbs! To be more specific, let’s talk about herbs for healing. I have been playing with herbs for about eight years now, and it seems with the more I learn, my desire to keeping researching grows stronger. I do remember how frustrated I was in the beginning of my herbal journey because I …

Are your lips in pain from being chapped or sun burnt? Here's a SUPER SIMPLE, 3 ingredient DIY chapped lip remedy made with natural ingredients.

3 Ingredient DIY Chapped Lip Remedy

It’s really weird how becoming a mother changes your everything, and I’m not just talking about the normal things. I’m talking about your fears, your strengths, your weaknesses. If you asked me pre-Andrew if I considered myself shy and introverted, I’d say absolutely no! Since the day I birthed a 9lb baby and quit my job being a SCUBA instructor, …

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Naturally Healing DIY Aftershave Spray

I like sexy, hairy men. In fact, I like them so much that I married one (the best one, of course). The more facial hair, the better…I say. That said, my sexy and hairy man does have a job in corporate America where it is (unfortunately) frowned upon to have a beard…even a nicely trimmed beard. Boo Corporate America!!! In …