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February 26, 2017

Because we are so careful to not put needless toxins in our bodies, I make our own face wash for us to use.  It's really easy to make, and you can customize it with oils that will accomplish your facial needs.

Ingredients:

1 TBSP castile baby mild soap, unscented

1/4 tsp almond oil (you can use fractionated coconut oil, but I use almond oil for the extra benefits for my face)5-15 drops essential oils of your choice

Distilled water (or you can use tap water if it's non-fluoridated) to fill...

January 26, 2016

Here's one way to return to simple living. I have decided to make some of my own homemade products for my family to use such as mouthwash. The items used are natural and provide a wide variety of heath benefits, which is very important to me as a wife and mother. Not to mention, making DIY products are most often low cost over all and fun to make. Try it for yourself and reap the benefits of all natural, homemade products!

 

Here is the recipe we are using in our home and loving for...

January 21, 2016

Here's another great way to return to simple living. This recipe includes baking soda which is known to help whiten teeth and coconut oil which supports cavity prevention. This recipe is not only fun to make, but also can save you some of your hard earned money by reducing the cost spent on toothpaste.

 

Here is the recipe we are using in our home and loving for a natural toothpaste:

 

Ingredients:

3 Tbsp. baking soda

3 Tbsp. coconut oil

6 drops lemon essential oil

6 drops protective blend ess...

January 14, 2016

With the birth of my nephew last month, I have started to think more about natural baby products.  I am appalled at the amount of toxins in baby products!  At a time when their skin is thin and sensitive, and their bodies are fragile and developing, it's even more important to protect babies from unnecessary toxins.

 

If you are concerned about the toxins in your store-bought diaper cream, try this recipe for an all-natural, calming and soothing diaper cream.  Let me know what you t...

February 22, 2015

With as cold and dry of a winter that we have had so far, who isn't suffering from dry, itchy skin?

 

If you are, there's a way to soothe your skin and keep it moisturized that is completely natural and free of chemicals and helps keep your skin smooth and beautiful.

 

This salve does wonders for eczema as well and worked so much better than any steroidal cream or eczema cream that my son's dermatologist and allergist gave us to clear up his severe eczema.  His dermatologist was blown away by t...

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