Should I take a detox bath?

Taking a detox bath is a simple way to both pamper yourself AND help our body eliminate the toxins it accumulates. Even if you live a relatively  clean life, we are still exposed to crap all the time. But it’s incredibly easy put a few things together for an amazing detox bath. Plus the benefits Read More

Dandelion – not a weed after all

How many of us look at a dandelion and see anything other than a weed? Well…..we played “my momma had a baby and it’s head popped off” with the flowers when I was a kid. (yeah…if you don’t know, don’t ask) So I think about that. Seriously though,  I’m constantly amazed at how much we Read More

DIY Toilet Fizzy

TGI-DIY! Nothing say Friday like Toilet Fizzy…. yeah. maybe not. LOL. But since we’re still Spring Cleaning around here, here’s another great cleaning DIY Toilet Fizzy Make one of our least favorite jobs a little easier with these simple “bath bombs for the pot” A huge plus is that it’s made with safe, non-toxic ingredients Read More

DIY Soft Scrub

What does EWG say about commercial soft scrub? Soft Scrub with Bleach Cleanser for Bath and Kitchen, Mountain Breeze “The active ingredient in this general purpose cleaner is sodium hypochlorite, which is extremely toxic to aquatic life. It’s also a potential asthmagen and can cause other respiratory effects. And, the fragrance that makes up that Read More

Salve with St. Johns Wort

Soothing Salve with St. John’s Wort Salve making can be a bit addictive.  I’m enjoying experimenting with different oils, butters, herbs, and essential oils to see what we can come up with.  I’ve had a lot of good response with this one. I’m loving it on my hands in the mornings. If you deal with Read More

Calendula Salve

Amp up your all-purpose salve with Calendula I’ve made basic salves for years – you just need a couple of different oils/fats, some beeswax, a few essentials oils, and violá, salve. But I have started experimenting with using different herb infused oils to add some extra fire power to my salves. We use salves for Read More

DIY Deodorant Creme with Litsea Essential Oil

Most of us have heard about the harsh and potentially dangerous ingredients in antiperspirants. But it can be a real  hassle to find a deodorant that is effective enough, especially if you deal with excessive perspiration. My youngest has an issue called hypohydrosis, which essentially means she sweats A LOT. And as a teen girl, Read More