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Homemade DIY Witch Hazel

You’ve likely heard of witch hazel before; it’s a common astringent and used in many face washes and toners. In fact, it’s used in our DIY facial toner as well as our facial toner in the shop!

3 Ingredient DIY Chapped Lip Remedy

It is really weird how becoming a mother changes your everything, and I’m not just talking about the normal things. I’m talking about your fears, your strengths, your weaknesses. If you asked me pre-Andrew if I considered myself shy and introverted, I’d say absolutely no! Since the day I birthed a 9lb baby and quit my job being a SCUBA …

3 Ingredient DIY Rosemary Cedarwood Facial Toner

Every day I put my best face forward. And I can finally say I have reached a confidence level with my skin so that I really believe that it is my best face. It hasn’t always been like this though. My skin was definitely at it’s absolute worst when I was using commercial skin-“care” products. I cringe now when I …

DIY Hyssop Cough Drops Recipe

When you were sick as a child, did you grow up with a box of tissues and a bag of menthol cough drop as the go-to standard in your home? It’s typical stuff, but now that I’m all about the DIY and natural, so I’ve cut back on my store bought cough drop days. Cough drops, as it turns out, …

Herbal Dry Skin Salve (with chamomile, calendula, & roses)

When skin is dry it can be itchy and uncomfortable. Lotions can be helpful, but sometimes something a little stronger is needed. A beautiful salve is a perfect fit for dry skin. Emollient in nature, salve’s are intensely moisturizing and soothing to itchy, rough, bothersome dry skin.  Salves are typically made from oil and beeswax and have a softer consistency than balms (although the …

Natural (& Easy) Remedy For Pests

It’s that time of year. Yeah, you know… the time when uninvited guests creep and crawl their way into our homes. How Rude! Spiders, ants, mice, and whatever else creeps and crawls through cracks (…shudder…). Want to keep them out? Yeah, me, too. Do we want to use that highly advertised, big box store, corporate America poison? Heck No! I mean, …

‘Fix Pretty Much Anything’ Salve – A Healing DIY Salve

Hello friends! Today I am sharing a crafty concoction that is utilized quite frequently in our home and will likely be a nice addition to yours, too.  Today I bring you an easy to create, very powerful ‘fix pretty much anything’ salve. “Dramatic much?” Maybe, but, really… it’s true. You know how *real* food foodies kind-of laugh about saying, “Ah, just rub …

SUPER Moisturizing DIY Antibacterial Hand Soap (leaves your hands silky smooth & ready for handshakes)

First, I am NOT a germ freak… at all (see my blog posts on Earthing and hand sanitizer). That said… yes, I wash my hands and certainly encourage my toddler washing his hands in our home, too. We simply aren’t obsessive about it. When we do wash our hands, we want to make sure that a few things are occurring… We are …

UPDATE: Does Homemade DIY Foundation REALLY Work!?

As much as I LOVE them…DIYs are hard. There are many others out there like you and me…those who want to rid their homes and bodies of nasty, horrific, completely unnecessary chemicals. So, that is why I create all of these DIYs and share them with you. That said, for every five people who love my DIY recipes, there seems …