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Homemade paw wax, as the name suggests, is wax for your dog’s paws. It’s a blend of wax and oils that coat the underside of the paw, protect it from the elements, and heal any existing abrasions.
“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice
This list of herbs gives you a powerful set of plants to keep on hand for their high nutritional and medicinal values. I keep these seven herbs in my pantry at all times and would love for you to use and enjoy them too!
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha In 2012, self-love became
Easy healthy snacks don’t have to come pre-made from the grocery store. This list of healthy snack ideas empowers you to create simple, healthy snacks for any craving!
Learn how to render beeswax, and clean it yourself. Yes, it is more convenient to buy the pellets, but if you’re into doing things yourself you can render and clean your own beeswax and enjoy the advantages.
“The secret of living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure.” ~Tibetan Proverb
We love our winter birds. One of my favorite sights is when the cardinals come in to hit our feeder against the white backdrop of snow. Did you know you can also furnish a heated bird bath?
“Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” ~Unknown Do you feel
This homemade beard oil recipe penetrates the hair shaft, making it softer and nicer to touch. The oil also makes it easier to trim and reduces static – a nice bonus in the winter.
First in a series on tackling global poverty while protecting the environment. Read the intro. For the one in 10
These DIY gift ideas are perfect for that someone on your list who is into doing things themselves, and are trying to live a more natural, sustainable lifestyle.
Holiday Gift Ideas that are Perfect for the DIY-er was written by Dawn Combs.
I wanted to share my cinnamon applesauce ornament recipe because homemade ornaments are fun, they smell amazing, and make a great family project. Also, the smell of cinnamon isn’t just pleasant, it’s good for us!
Gift wrapping ideas to help you wrap DIY (and store-bought) gifts in a beautiful way, without breaking the bank. These ideas are also more natural, and less wasteful. Do you have any other creative wrapping ideas? Share them with the community now!
Finally, a really good homemade cracker recipe! These homemade crackers make a wonderful snack and at a party few things beat a good cracker/cheese platter. Make them as is, or use the gluten-free options. Enjoy!
The benefits of rosemary make it deserving of a prominent place in our kitchens. It’s uses range from eating in meals, to rosemary tea, to topical applications and more. Enjoy these 10 benefits and healthy ways to use rosemary.
A tutorial on how to make sugar wax recipe. Make your own natural, inexpensive leg hair removal wax without all the costly and potentially harmful ingredients!
Curing soap takes awhile and can test your patience, but there are a few things you can do to speed up the process. There are also things to avoid that can slow the curing process even more. Let’s take a look.
Are there benefits to eating cabbage? Yes, very much so! Read about the many benefits of cabbage and enjoy this cabbage rolls recipe that will help you realize those–DELICIOUS–benefits! Did we mention cabbage is very inexpensive AND healthy?
Have that musty smell on something in your home? It was on our holiday decor so I created this homemade cleaner and deodorizing spray to get rid of it! Of course the spray is all natural and multi-purpose. Enjoy!