This DIY cream for cracked hands and feet uses a luxurious blend of herbs and oils. Use it to help get rid of dry, cracked winter skin on hands and feet.
Every year, without fail, my husband ends up with deep cracks on his hands and feet. His job is … Read the rest
This easy to make sugar free simple syrup is a perfect addition to your favorite hot drink. It is a stevia simple syrup so it’s natural and calorie-free.
Out With the Sugar and In With the Stevia
Just one year ago, my favorite thing to do was to stop and … Read the rest
These DIY, vanilla and spruce scented, decorative soaps are beautiful and functional. Use them at home to impress your guests this holiday season!
Making Decorative Soaps
Homemade face moisturizer and wrinkle cream to keep that youthful look we all long for. It is natural so you avoid the harmful chemicals AND the high price!
This homemade face moisturizer and wrinkle cream is great for keeping that youthful look we all long for!
Earlier this week, I … Read the rest
I wanted to make an autumn scented beeswax air freshener similar to some I saw at a craft show. They’re pretty simple to make and way cheaper to DIY.
These adorable autumn leaf beeswax air fresheners are perfect for fall! Both a gorgeous decoration and a natural way to freshen … Read the rest
Of the home remedies for dandruff we have come across, this homemade dandruff shampoo takes the cake. It works great, is moisturizing, and simple to make!
Home Remedies for Dandruff
We like to try home remedies for dandruff because they save us so much money, and they work!
A few … Read the rest
Fall is definitely my favorite season for DIY projects! These five, Autumn-inspired DIY projects are the perfect way to welcome in this great time of year.
Crisp mornings, apple cider, and sweaters are just a few of my favorite things. I love autumn so much that my husband calls me … Read the rest
Preserving carved pumpkins after Halloween is pretty simple. You can make a DIY natural preserving wash and spray pretty easy using just a few ingredients.
Fall time is pumpkin time! Like most, I like to make sure that my pumpkins last as long as possible, which is often hard to … Read the rest
This pumpkin spice body butter recipe is perfect for Autumn. A blend of pumpkin oil, mango butter, and essential oils leave skin smooth and well scented.
Pumpkin Spice Body Butter!
Learn how to clean upholstery naturally with this DIY upholstery cleaner. The homemade cleaner works great and the ingredients are natural and inexpensive.
How To Clean Upholstery Naturally
Keeping upholstery stain-free is quite a challenge. This easy DIY upholstery cleaner recipe will help keep your upholstered furniture looking its best.… Read the rest
This simple vinegar hair rinse is an easy way to refresh, strengthen, and condition any hair type. And it will not leave your hair smelling like vinegar!
As the summer progresses, it seems like my hair gets duller by the day. Pool chlorine, chemicals, and general buildup have left my … Read the rest
This DIY chocolate mint tea makes the perfect dessert tea. I blended rich cacao nibs, cacao powder, and chocolate mint and the combination is a real treat!
Making this infused herbal oil is simple and you can use it as the base for a nice massage, in skin-soothing salves, as a delightful bath oil, and more.
Making Infused Herbal Oil
The end of summer brings one of my favorite things: fresh herbal infusions.
By this time dried … Read the rest
This DIY herb drying rack is the perfect space-saving solution to dry your herbs. It is affordable and useful and is made from simple household items.
Drying Your Harvest
As the dog days of summer approach, my garden grows taller and taller! Flowers are blooming, tomatoes are ripening, and I … Read the rest
A disinfecting homemade Febreze spray for fabrics. This homemade fabric refresher is effective, natural, safe, and has been stain-free on all our fabrics!
Tip: you may also be interested in our all-purpose cleaner.
Homemade Febreze (Fabric Refresher)
Now that school is back in session, I notice that I’m worried … Read the rest
This DIY bug bite stick and boo boo stick is perfect for warm summer months. It soothes and protects skin and is great for little ones and grownups alike.
My kids are mosquito magnets. It seems like the get a new bug bite every day! At night they are constantly … Read the rest
This cucumber lemon water, along with these other recipes and tips, will help you stay cool during these long and hot summer days. Stay cool and enjoy!
Now that the hot summer months are upon us, it is important to stay cool. There are so many natural ways to beat … Read the rest
Does anything smell more like early summer than strawberries? This easy strawberry sugar scrub is the perfect way to start your summer off with smooth skin!
This week my family and I went to our local farm to pick strawberries. It’s always a favorite summer tradition. From the tractor ride … Read the rest
Finally! A homemade pomade without all the parabens, formaldehyde, and fragrance in commercial pomades. Just a simple, natural, non-greasy hair texturizer!
It seems like I’m always doing something different with my hair.
From long and wavy to short and layered, I absolutely love to try new things. Currently, I’m sporting … Read the rest
I love sitting outside, but I hate bugs! These DIY citronella and eucalyptus wax melts naturally repel bugs so I can get back to enjoying my evening.
Having trouble getting onion and garlic smell off your hands? This odor-eliminating coffee ground soap recipe does that and smells just like a cup of coffee!
I have been looking for a good kitchen soap that doesn’t dry but also helps scrub my hands. After brainstorming things that … Read the rest
This homemade shower cleaner is natural, easy to make, and it works great! Making a DIY shower cleaner saves money and ensures you’re not inhaling chemicals.
Natural DIY Shower Cleaner
There is nothing I hate more than soap scum.
We recently remodeled our bathroom and updated our old Cinderella tub … Read the rest
This invigorating body powder for men helps keep skin dry while leaving behind masculine notes of eucalyptus and cedarwood. Perfect for men’s body powder!
Men’s Body Powder
This natural ant repellent uses essential oils for ants and it works well. It is simple, inexpensive, and safe for use indoors and out. Use with confidence!
Anytime it’s warm out, that means ants.
In the house, on the porch, and practically around every corner I turn, I find ants … Read the rest
I was never a body powder user until I created this homemade recipe. It’s a natural rose DIY body powder that smells beautiful and leaves my skin silky soft!
Commercial Body Powder
By now, you have probably heard the dangers of commercial body powders. Many body powders and baby powders … Read the rest
This alluring solid perfume recipe combines rose geranium essential oil with the sweet, citrus aroma of bergamot, and a hint of vanilla for lasting fragrance.
Tip: you may also be interested in our Lavender Vanilla DIY perfume spray.
Make Solid Perfume
I’ve wanted to make solid perfume for quite … Read the rest
This list of essential oils for allergies will help when springtime allergy symptoms act up. And we include blend recipes for both diffusers and inhalers!
April showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? Pollen!
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Tip: this is also the time of year for mosquitos so check
This DIY natural homemade carpet cleaner spray works on tough messes and dirty carpets. It gets rid of smells, is all-natural, and is simple to make and use!
Face it: spills happen.
Between kids, pets, and everything in between, our carpets take a beating. If you are like me, then … Read the rest
This colorful Easter egg soap recipe looks and smells beautiful! You can display it in your bathroom with pride or even give some away as gifts this Spring.
Spring Has Sprung!
Winter is on the way out, which means spring is soon to follow. I can’t wait to get outside … Read the rest
Save money and grow your own tea garden! You get to pick which plants to grow and create tea blends with the freshest herbs! Here are 5 good herbs for tea.
I Love Tea!
Several years ago I cut coffee from my diet. Turns out, I enjoy drinking tea much … Read the rest
This cabin in the woods DIY air freshener has a manly scent and can cover up masculine smells in my home. Use the recipe with your favorite essential oils.
I live in a house with two little boys and one big one, which also means that I live in a … Read the rest
This DIY lip scrub recipe is one of my favorite summer projects. Essential oil lip scrub makes my lips silky smooth and is a perfect companion to lip balm.
Lavender Lemon DIY Lip Scrub
One of my favorite summer flavors is lemon.
From lemon bars to fresh squeezed lemonade, I … Read the rest
When you work with oils, you end up with a lot of stains. So knowing how to remove oil stains from clothes is a must, even if the stains are already set in!
Remove Oil Stains From Clothes
It seems I can’t find a shirt without an oil stain or two … Read the rest
Valentine’s Day always used to be a struggle, until I came up with this homemade sensual massage oil! It’s sensuous and romantic without being too girly.
I’m always searching for the perfect gift to get my husband without breaking the bank. He loves sports and snacks, so I normally choose one of … Read the rest
If you want to learn how to get rid of aphids then you’re in the right place. Learn various ways to get rid of them including our homemade aphid spray.
Help! I Want to Get Rid of Aphids Naturally!
We have bugs! Specifically, aphids on our indoor plants.
I woke … Read the rest
Dry skin is no match for this orange vanilla sugar scrub recipe. It exfoliates and moisturizes the skin, promotes healthy skin cells, and is simple to make.
Because of these reasons, it is a perfect recipe for a spa night or an invigorating morning treat.
Why Sugar Scrubs?
Sweet sugar scrubs … Read the rest
The older I get, the sorer I get! Whether it’s from exercise, inflammation, or stress, I find myself taking a bath for sore muscles more and more. And it really helps alleviate aches and pains!
Homemade Bath Soaks
I’ve made a lot of bath soaks over the years – from … Read the rest
My New Year’s resolution is simple: go zero waste as much as possible. Zero waste simply means reducing the amount of trash your family produces to zero.
With two kids, I realize that it will be difficult to eliminate all waste, but I am going to try to create as little … Read the rest
This DIY herbal mint melt and pour soap recipe is made with dried mint and essential oils. This is a great way to easily make your own natural soap at home.
Before I had children, I loved to make cold process soap. From selecting oils and ingredients to curing and … Read the rest
This simple yet beautiful Christmas potpourri contains dried oranges, evergreen branches, cinnamon sticks, and mini ornaments to add a festive holiday touch.
It is also the perfect way to use all your Christmas decorating leftovers!
Making Christmas Potpourri
This DIY Christmas potpourri is simple, beautiful, and aromatic. Also, it is … Read the rest
These DIY bath salts are a candy cane inspired homemade bath soak that is beautiful to look at and even more lovely to soak in! And they make great gifts!
Christmas is a little over a month away. That means holiday DIY-ing is in full swing.
I absolutely love giving … Read the rest
This year I wanted to make beautiful and useful gifts for people. Since I love the scent combo of mint and vanilla I decided to make this Lotion Bar Recipe.
Is there anything more heavenly than the combination of mint and vanilla?
It is my absolute favorite holiday aroma. Bright … Read the rest
This DIY pain salve recipe is a simple and effective sore muscle treatment you can make at home and keep on hand to treat those everyday aches and pains.
Have you ever wanted a simple salve recipe to help ease aches and pains? This pain salve is my go-to remedy … Read the rest
Simmer pots are an excellent natural air freshener! I use this simmer pot recipe in cooler weather to add freshness, humidity, and warmth to my home. Enjoy!
As the weather turns cold and dry, I’ve been using simmer pots to add heat and humidity to my home.
These natural simmer … Read the rest
Many test batches yielded this homemade deodorant stick that stores well, smells great, and keeps odor away! Plus it is EXTREMELY economical to make.
This year has been my year of experimenting with deodorants.
From oils and butters to waxes and powders, I have tried so many different DIY deodorants. … Read the rest
This natural DIY tinted lip balm adds great moisture and color to your lips. I learned how to make lip balm so I can better control the color and texture.
To be honest, I started this DIY with the intent to make a matte lipstick for fall. As you can … Read the rest
Essential oils are the focus of many natural homemade cleaners and recipes, and for good reason. However, people are starting to take great notice of hydrosols and hydrosol uses!
What are Hydrosols?
Hydrosols are made by steam distilling plant material. This allows the cell walls to break down, thus
DIY Face Mask!
Nothing makes me feel better than a little at-home pampering. DIY facial treatments, soothing lotions, and natural remedies are some of my favorite things in the whole world.
Sometimes I peruse the aisles of our local health food store for ideas. Sometimes I even head to
While we may still be in the throes of winter, I am already seeing little glimpses of spring. Little rays of sun are already peeking through the clouds. Garden catalogs have begun to collect in my mailbox. Spring is on the horizon!
However, most days seem to be quite
Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays! I really enjoy making cards, crafts, and special DIYs for people who mean so much to me. It’s a great holiday to tell friends, family, as well as significant others how important they are.