Going Green On A Budget
Feb02

Going Green On A Budget

Going green doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to combine green and frugal living. Even if you don’t have extra money in your wallet, you can still make some changes to make your lifestyle more environmentally-friendly and natural. Believe it or not, there are many green things you can do without any money at all. Let’s talk about Going Green on a Budget.  Make Your Own...

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DIY Minecraft Party with Printables
Jul21

DIY Minecraft Party with Printables

My youngest son, Alex turned seven last month. He’s a HUGE Minecraft fan, so we decided to host a Minecraft bash to honor him. Once I started shopping for party favors, I nearly had a heart-attack when I saw the price tags! Then I thought to myself, how hard can this be? I can make my own party favors and rock this thing….I hope. 😉 I gave this whole DIY thing a try and I was actually happy with the results!...

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Shea Body Butter Recipe
Jul09

Shea Body Butter Recipe

Shea butter is one of my favorite natural ingredients to work with. The skin benefits are really incredible. It’s a great moisturizer, skin smoother and it even has anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s important to find a high-quality shea butter that’s raw and unrefined to reap all the benefits. For this recipe, I use Alo Shea Butter. Pure and natural, this shea butter is smooth and soothing. It’s also...

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5 Simple Organic Cleaning Solutions
Jul03

5 Simple Organic Cleaning Solutions

You may think your home isn’t fully clean unless you’re using store bought cleaning products, but that isn’t necessarily true. Sure synthetic cleaners eliminate dirt and bacteria, but how safe are they? Scientific tests have proven that cleaning products contain toxic ingredients like ammonia that can cause health issues. Let’s think more naturally for a minute. Nature offers its own...

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10 Diffuser Blends for Health and Happiness
May26

10 Diffuser Blends for Health and Happiness

Diffusing essential oil is an easy way to introduce them into your life. Just add a few drops to a cool mist diffuser with a small amount of water and let it run while you’re doing your day-to-day tasks. Start your day off right or boost your mood using these simple blends. All you need are a few high quality essential oils and a good diffuser. Learn more about Using Essential Oil.  10 Diffuser Blends for Health and...

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DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub
Apr10

DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub

Warmer weather brings smaller clothes and cute sandals. But after our feet have been hidden in bulky socks and shoes during the winter, they may be in rough shape. It’s easy to make your own soothing foot scrub with a few simple ingredients. Use this DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub to revive your winter feet and get them ready for the Spring and Summer.  This cooling foot scrub recipe is made with soothing Epsom Salt,...

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Organize in Style
Mar24

Organize in Style

It’s almost time for spring cleaning, organizing and fun crafts. When warmer weather strikes, I get bit by a bug to clean, create and beautify. If you’re like me and are ready to organize in style, let me tell you about this cool magnetic system that will leave you neat, organized and crafty in no time. These handy dandy magnetic pins are called Pinion Pins and with them you can do everything...

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DIY Organic Facial Cleansers
Mar19

DIY Organic Facial Cleansers

It’s pamper time! Indulging in quality natural products is great, but sometimes you’re on a tight budget and simply can’t afford to buy yourself quality facial products. Here’s a great Natural Facial Regimen that’s affordable and full of natural and organic ingredients, but if you prefer to make your own, it’s simple! You can make natural facial products with ingredients that...

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DIY Indoor Herb Garden
Mar16

DIY Indoor Herb Garden

If you want to have fresh herbs to use for cooking or tea, you can! It’s easy and inexpensive to grow an indoor herb garden. I’m sure you’ve seen fresh herb plants in your local grocery or gardening store. All you need are herbs and a few simple things to start growing. The best part? They make your house bright and fresh. Clean oxygen and natural herbal fragrances with a DIY Indoor Herb Garden....

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DIY Organic Green Cleaning Solutions
Mar11

DIY Organic Green Cleaning Solutions

Now that winter’s almost over in most places, spring cleaning is just around the corner. Using cleaning products with environmentally-friendly ingredients is always preferred, especially since most products on the market tend to be toxic in one form or another. The tips ahead will let you focus on cleaning with green cleaning, non-toxic solutions instead. Let’s talk about some DIY organic green cleaning...

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DIY Laundry Detergent
Mar09

DIY Laundry Detergent

I was shocked when I first learned that ingredients don’t need to be listed in cleaning products in the US. No wonder I was clueless about what was in my laundry detergent! Hiding in conventional detergents are dyes, optical brighteners, and complex fragrance blends that are known to cause allergic reactions. If a product doesn’t have an ingredient list, how are you supposed to avoid items you’re concerned about?  That’s why I...

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Cure Warts Naturally
Jan12

Cure Warts Naturally

I’ll admit, warts aren’t something I like to talk about. I don’t think anyone really likes to talk about warts. I mean, they’re pretty gross! But sometimes, they happen. I’ve battled warts my whole life, and I’m a girl. I have two sons and I’m known as the “princess” in my house. I mean, what kind of princess has warts? Well, I have AMAZING news that I can’t wait to...

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Tea Tree Oil Recipe
Aug13

Tea Tree Oil Recipe

Tea Tree Oil has some incredible benefits. It’s great for soothing skin irritation, treating eczema and preventing infection. It’s also a natural anti-inflammatory. You can learn more about Tea Tree Oil by reading my post: Tea Tree Oil Information. I created a simple Tea Tree Oil Recipe you can use as an all-purpose soothing spray.  This Tea Tree Oil Recipe can be used to treat: Bug Bites Eczema Cuts/scrapes...

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Natural Wood Cleaner Recipe
Mar31

Natural Wood Cleaner Recipe

With so many harmful ingredients in store bought cosmetics and cleaners, why not make your own? I for one am sick of hosing my furniture down with chemical-laden sprays. I’ve been on a mission to make my own, effective cleaning sprays for household use. I created this Natural Wood Cleaner Recipe out of trial and error. I found so many recipes online that use an excessive amount of oil. It left my gorgeous wood table greasy and...

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Natural Lip Balm Recipe
Mar12

Natural Lip Balm Recipe

Natural Lip Balm Recipe: This is a lovely DIY Natural Lip Balm Recipe I know you’ll love!  I enjoy creating unique, healthy recipes. While I’ve always been into cooking healthy meals, I’ve never made my own natural beauty care products (until now). But with all the hidden chemicals in products these days, I think making DIY natural beauty care products is a good idea. Most store bought lip balm contains...

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