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Autoimmune

DIY Air Freshener – Febreze at home

Homemade Febreeze Air/Fabric Refresher How many of us have used Febreze to freshen up clothes, our car, or just the air?  It’s SO easy to make your own with safe,  natural ingredients and ACTUALLY Purify the Air: Febreze doesn’t purify, but only masks odors.  Febreze has a chemical that partially dissolves the odor and then Read More

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detox bath
Autoimmune

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

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dandelion
Autoimmune

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

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poo-pourri
DIY projects

DIY Poo-Pourri

Want to get rid of the evidence when you have to go? No2 Poo-pourri is simple, effective, inexpensive and actually eliminates odors instead of just masking them. Read More

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toilet fizzy
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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

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diy soft scrub
DIY projects

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

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St. John's Wort Salve
Autoimmune

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

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calendula salve
Autoimmune

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

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bath bomb DIY
DIY projects

DIY Bath Bombs with a secret ingredient

Making your own bath bombs doesn’t have to be tricky I love baths. It’s a fantastic way to soothe my joints. There are some days where a bath is the difference from me being productive and spending the day in bed. Who knows what I’m talking about? Hana and I both love a good bath Read More

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DIY Room Sprays
DIY projects

DIY Room Sprays with Essential Oils

Quick and Easy DIY Room Sprays If you saw my previous blog post on some of the nasty chemicals that are in most air fresheners, you now know how toxic they are and how they can even negatively affect your health. So now you may be wondering if there is a non-toxic way to keep Read More

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