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 Comprehensive List of Mosquito Repellent Plants

We have no screens around our porch so we use mosquito repellent plants to keep those pesky insects away. Here is a list of 25 plants that repel mosquitoes! If you ask any of my friends, they’ll tell you that I practically live outside on my deck. From coffee to meals to just sitting in […]

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 […]

How to Make Natural Calamine Lotion at Home

Poison ivy season will soon be upon us and, depending on where you live, it may already be. So let’s learn how to make this homemade calamine lotion recipe. Calamine lotion is one of those topical skin treatments that are indispensable. It is a known itch reliever and can help speed the healing of rashes […]

Learn How to Make Your Own DIY Makeup Primer!

Enjoy these two recipes for a DIY makeup primer. It is simple, inexpensive, and effective to make a DIY face primer at home. You can do this and you should! Even though I don’t get out as much these days, I still need to run to the grocery store once in a while. My skin […]

21 Natural Ways To Feel Better While You Are Sick

These 21 tips will help you feel better when you’re sick. They’re not necessarily remedies, but ways you can feel better and stay comfortable while sick. I’ve been sick for the better part of five days now. No herbal remedy or commercial medication has touched this. Every year around this time, when all the kids […]

A Fun and Beautiful Rainbow Whipped Body Butter

This rainbow body butter is not simple but it is fun to make and, because of the beautiful colors, is both skin-soothing and eye-catching. Enjoy making it! Soothing Dry Winter Skin Body butters are such a wonderful way to soothe dry winter skin. I love using body butter after I get out of the shower […]

How To Make Liquid Soap That is Natural & Amazing

After learning how to make liquid soap I worked to simplify and perfect my recipe. It’s all-natural and works great as a shampoo, body wash, hand soap, and even dish soap! Summer is almost here and school is out, for that reason I have plenty of time to work on projects. After mastering both cold […]

Learn How to Make Natural Soap For Face and Body

Learn how to make soap from veteran soap maker, Debra Maslowski. Her natural, homemade soap making process is simple, versatile, and teaches many every year! How to Make Soap Homemade soap making is my number one passion, so if I have a day to do nothing, I’ll just make it all day. People always ask me […]

How To Make Natural Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

Learn how to make DIY hand sanitizer that is natural and simple. This homemade hand sanitizer works and smells great, saves money, and helps fight cold and flu! Tip: check out our homemade baby wipes too! How to Make Hand Sanitizer As a former public school employee, hand sanitizer was a mainstay on my desk. […]