4 Creative Ways to Use A Bumper Crop of Cucumbers

4 Creative Ways to Use A Bumper Crop of Cucumbers

Have an abundance of cucumbers and need some fresh ideas? These 4 creative cucumber uses will help you use up your bumper crop of cucumbers. This has been a great year for my cucumber patch! We started off a bit later than normal, but I seem to be picking cucumbers daily now. I have five […]

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

This simple peppermint and aloe vera face mask soothes and invigorates facial skin, leaving it moisturized and supple. Use it once a week for great skin. Peppermint and Aloe Vera Face Mask Peppermint Last year, I started a patch of peppermint in my garden that has absolutely exploded this year! I’m glad that I planted […]

Relaxing Pillow Mist for a Calm Mind & Better Sleep

Relaxing Pillow Mist for a Calm Mind & Better Sleep

This easy to make pillow mist is the perfect way to unwind after a long day. Spray it on pillows and sheets and let the natural ingredients do their job. I’ve always been a good sleeper. It takes me just a few minutes to fall asleep and stay that way until morning. Until lately. With […]

DIY Dandelion Oil for Sore Muscles and Stiff Joints

This DIY dandelion oil is excellent for relieving joint pain and sore muscles. It is fun and simple to make and works well as a pain-relieving massage oil. Year after year I watch dandelions bloom in my front yard. In the spring, beautiful yellow flowers pop up in April. This year I wanted to harvest […]

A DIY Honey Lime Hair Mask for Soft and Silky Hair

This honey hair mask with lime is a simple way to condition your hair. The ingredients moisturize hair for a soft and silky salon-like treatment at home. Taking Care of Neglected Hair It’s been quite a while since my last hair cut when I made this homemade hair pomade. Actually, it has been nearly four […]

DIY Garbage Disposal Cleaning and Deodorizing Tabs

These DIY garbage disposal cleaning tabs are easy to make and even easier to use. They work well to clean and deodorize your garbage disposal naturally. Until a few years ago, I had never lived in a house with a garbage disposal. Believe it or not, I actually did not use mine for quite some […]

DIY Rainbow Suncatchers Made with Natural Beads

Crafting is one of my family’s favorite activities. We love making crafts from natural materials and these DIY rainbow suncatchers are one of our best! Tip: check out our other DIY natural craft ideas. Why Natural Beads? Most craft beads are plastic, which means they never break down. While they are cheap, they are not […]

Four High Producing Vegetables for Small Gardens

Want to garden BIG in a SMALL space? These 4 easy vegetables to grow are perfect. They yield a big harvest in small spaces and will feed your family well. As much as I would like to live in the country with many acres, that’s a dream I’m saving up for! Currently, we have the […]

List of 5 Essential Oils to Support Respiratory Health

These five respiratory supporting essential oils belong in every natural medicine toolbox. Today we’ll learn safety, usage, and blending tips for each oil. Every year, my family typically comes down with about three respiratory bugs. Normally it starts with my school-aged son, then travels to our littlest and finally to my husband and myself. After […]

How to Store Vegetables & Fruit So They Last Longer

Learn how to store vegetables and fruit so they last longer. Following these simple storage rules will help maximize the life and freshness of your produce. There is nothing better than farm market season. Each week I head to one or two farmer’s markets for the week’s freshest finds. Occasionally I will buy some super […]