Making Whipped Coffee at Home is Simple and Fun

Making Whipped Coffee at Home is Simple and Fun

This whipped coffee recipe is simple and delicious. It is made by blending together 3 common ingredients and makes for a great morning treat. Anyone who knows me knows I love coffee. Hot. cold, dark, light, black, with cream, it really doesn’t matter. I drink a lot of coffee! So when I saw an ad […]

Photoxicity in Citrus Oils and Other Essential Oils

Photoxicity in Citrus Oils and Other Essential Oils

Phototoxic essential oils accelerate and intensify burning when exposed to sunlight. Let’s examine phototoxicity in citrus oils and other essential oils. When I began my herbalism journey, one of my first lessons was that all citrus oils are phototoxic. This means that applying the oils to the skin just before going out into the sun […]

Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe

Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe

Use this simple DIY toilet tank cleaner to clean your tank biannually. It extends the life of your toilet, and you control what goes into your septic tank! You may not look into your toilet tank very often. I know I never did until someone asked me to come up with a cleaner for it. […]

A Immune Boosting Dual Reishi Mushroom Extract

A Immune Boosting Dual Reishi Mushroom Extract

This tutorial will teach you how to make a dual extraction reishi mushroom extract. Extract polysaccharides and terpenoids for an immune boosting tincture. Now, more than ever, we need to boost our immune systems. There are several ways to do this, but certain mushrooms can help immensely. Last week I had a friend ask if […]

A Simple and Delicious Homemade Seasoned Salt

A Simple and Delicious Homemade Seasoned Salt

Making this homemade seasoned salt is very simple. Yes, you could dry all your own herbs like me, but it’s much easier to purchase and use bulk dried herbs. I have a jar of seasoned salt that I use for most everything. From chicken to pork, hamburgers, and fresh-cut fries, there’s not much I don’t […]

Make UnPaper Towels and Save $$ on Paper Towels

Make UnPaper Towels and Save $$ on Paper Towels

Learn how to make unpaper towels so you never have to buy them again. This is also a great idea for use as untoilet paper and many other household messes. At the start of Spring in 2020, we were hit with a world-changing event that left most of us stunned. Food became short in supply […]

Homemade Udder Balm: Not Just For Goats & Cows

Udder Balm

This DIY udder balm is based on a closely guarded recipe from my Uncle Roy in Minnesota. It works well on cow and goat udders but also works great on hands! I was raised on a dairy farm in East-Central Minnesota. And although I was very young, I remember Uncle Roy washing the cows’ udders […]

A Homemade, Natural Dewormer for Dogs and Cats

This is a homemade and natural dewormer for dogs and cats but it also works for chickens, goats, cows, and horses. It is also simple to make and administer. When you have animals, and most of us do, they’re bound to get parasites from time to time. Fleas and ticks are the first things that […]

Learn Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without AC

No A/C in your house? No worries. Use these time tested tips to stay cool in the summer if you don’t have central air, or you just want to keep energy bills low. I grew up in Minnesota, and anyone who’s been there in August can tell you it’s not always about the cold! We […]

A Lemon Water Recipe for Weight Loss and Detox

Have you ever used lemon water for weight loss? Along with a lemon water detox recipe we are also sharing a list of foods that aid in water weight loss. I have to admit that I love salty snacks. Peanuts, popcorn, crackers, you name it. But eating too much salt can be bad for you […]