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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...

A Simple Guide to Eating

What if there was a simple, sensible guide to eating a healthy diet? I tried to explain the food guide and our dietary requirements to a friend once. It didn’t make sense to her, it seemed too complicated and I’d hazard a guess she isn’t alone.  We can learn...

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 Polish Silver Naturally

Silver cutlery, jewelry, serving and decorative pieces are beautiful and durable. However, taking care of them isn’t always easy. Silver polish is messy, requires elbow grease and may contain toxic ingredients. Here’s how you can polish silver naturally and more easily. First, determine how much silver you’re going to...

Baking Soda The Natural Beauty, Bath and Body Care Secret

Baking Soda The Natural Beauty, Bath and Body Care Secret

You probably know how versatile baking soda is for cleaning and deodorizing your home. But did you know this humble substance, sodium bicarbonate, has an amazing array of uses for beauty and skin care? It is all natural, inexpensive and can be purchased just about anywhere. So it’s worthwhile...