Natural Remedies for Everything

Homemade Diaper Cream: A Healing Solution

It's been a long time since I've had a baby in the house, but I remember my poor son's little bum when a case of diaper rash would strike. This recipe is super moisturizing, and not just for the baby! This recipe will make enough to fill two 5-ounce jars (with a little extra). Ingredients 3 ounces… Continue reading Homemade Diaper Cream: A Healing Solution

Natural Home

Non-toxic cleaners using 4 products

Today I’d like to show you how to make a variety of non-toxic cleaners using these four ingredients. But first, here is a brief overview of each ingredient: Vinegar White, distilled vinegar is great for deodorizing, degreasing and general cleaning. It’s also extremely inexpensive and readily available. The smell of vinegar does dissipate fairly quickly,… Continue reading Non-toxic cleaners using 4 products

Natural Pet

DIY Homemade Dog Food

DIY HOMEMADE DOG FOOD YIELD: 8 CUPS PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES COOK TIME: 45 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 55 MINUTES Keep your dog healthy and fit with this easy peasy homemade recipe – it’s cheaper than store-bought and chockfull of fresh veggies! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups brown rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds ground turkey… Continue reading DIY Homemade Dog Food

Natural Bath & Beauty

Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe

Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe  Making homemade body butter is really very easy and this wonderfully rich and soothing coconut oil based body butter. It is such a soothing and healing lotion. Here is what you need: 1/2 cup Raw Organic Cocoa Butter 1/2 cup Raw Unrefined Shea Butter 1/2 cup Organic Extra Virgin Coconut… Continue reading Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe

Natural Bath & Beauty

Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

I'm sure the winters here in North Carolina aren't as brutal as say - Canada or Wisconsin (my home state!), but still the colder months have turned my skin into sandpaper!! This peppermint body butte recipe is heavenly and does wonders for my skin in these dry months. Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa… Continue reading Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

Natural Pet

Homemade Paw Balm for your pets

Winter time is tough on your pet's paws.  We've recently gotten some snow and ice here in North Carolina and our neighborhood had the streets salted.  I noticed after walking our pups, they kept licking their paws so I took a look at them. I could see the salt residue on their paws.  I know… Continue reading Homemade Paw Balm for your pets

Natural Remedies for Everything

Natural Anti-Itch Spray

I always seem to be a magnet for mosquitoes, so even just a couple minutes of sitting on the back porch or taking out the trash is usually enough to leave me with a few bites. Even more so than then the bug bites, I always get itchy skin after being in the sun all… Continue reading Natural Anti-Itch Spray

Natural Remedies for Everything

Honey & Lavender Burn Balm

Honey for Burns: An Incredible Remedy Honey is well documented for use in all types of wounds, including cuts and puncture wounds, but it is most well documented for us on burns. There are hundreds of studies documenting the medical uses of honey for everything from severe burns to ulcers and every wound in between. Documented… Continue reading Honey & Lavender Burn Balm

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6 Ways to Naturally Prevent and Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs

My four-legged friends make up a huge part of my life so, naturally, I want to care for them…naturally (like the pun?!)  Like human medications popular dog medications, such as flea and tick preventatives, are full of strange chemicals that could have potentially harmful side effects. Instead of constantly applying synthetic repellents, there are natural… Continue reading 6 Ways to Naturally Prevent and Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs