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Differences and Uses for Lotions, Creams, Butters, Oils and Salves

Differences and Uses for Lotions, Creams, Butters, Oils and Salves

Lotions, creams, and potions, oh my! If you’re like me you might need some clarification on the differences and uses for lotions, creams, butters, oils, and salves. There are so many different brands and types of body, bath, and skin care products on the market it’s hard to know...

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Every spring and fall I like to give our windows a thorough cleaning inside and outside. I’ve used all sorts of cleaners over the years and have found this homemade window cleaner is the most effective, it’s inexpensive, easy-to-make, and best of all it’s non-toxic. Washing windows may not...

Can Your Home Be Too Clean?

We all know that unsanitary living conditions can lead to illness, but can your home be too clean? Maybe! Since we are more knowledgeable about pathogens (a bacterium or virus, that makes us sick) than our ancestors were, we may be overzealous.   Here are some things for you to...

Natural Products Give Away

Win Watkins natural products

Congratulations to all the winners of the Watkins products giveaway! The winners have been selected and contacted. I’m excited to hear back from them and can’t wait to send them their free products. Everyone who entered received free eBooks filled with tips and ideas plus recipe sheets to make their...

Homemade Natural Cosmetics and Skin Care

When we learn about all the chemicals and toxins that are present in the products we use in our cleaning supplies, it can be quite a shock.  What’s even more shocking is discovering that there are all kinds of toxic chemicals used in products we put on our bodies –...

How To Green Up Your Easter This Year

Before we know it the Easter bunny will be hopping down the bunny trail leaving a swath of plastic Easter grass and dozens of plastic eggs in his wake. Does it make the environmentalist in you cringe? Don’t be hopping mad, here are some ways to make Easter green without...

Unique and Thoughtful Gifts That Will be Appreciated

For some (many) people gift-giving can be the cause unnecessary stress – for both the giver and the give-ee! But there is a new, growing trend, many people are choosing to live simpler, greener and/or more mindful of accumulating too much “stuff.” If you are looking for less-material gifts...

Save Money Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper

Do you look at the mounds of crumpled, torn wrapping paper after Christmas and wonder about all the waste?  Many people share this concern for the environment and are looking for ways to save money while being more eco-friendly. Making your own wrapping paper this holiday season is a...