Now that winter has passed and nature is thawing out, it’s time for all the little bugs to come out of hiding. I don’t know if you spend a lot of time outdoors, but from March through October, I spend many a day and night at the baseball field and am constantly surrounded by mosquitoes,… Continue reading Bug Be Gone -All Natural Bug Spray
As I have gotten older my hair has changed. Deep conditioners and spa treatments can be full of toxins and super expensive!! I keep this on hand to keep my hair in check, toxic load low, and wallet happy! This homemade deep hair conditioner is easy to make and will leave your hair soft, smooth,… Continue reading Homemade Deep Hair Conditioner
Warming neck wraps are a terrific thing to have around the house. They can help soothe sore muscles and enhance relaxation. When used with essential oils, they can provide additional relief and aromatherapy benefits. Below are three tutorials on how you can make your own warming neck wraps that vary by skill level. Even if… Continue reading Make Your Own DIY Heating Pad
If you live south of the Mason Dixon Line, you probably have the same kind of winters that we do here in North Carolina. One day it's sunny and 68 and everyone is wearing flip-flops and t-shirts, and three days later, it's 32 and snowing. It's crazy!! But, it is the South and we love… Continue reading High of 68 Monday, High of 35 Friday – Winter Weather in North Carolina & How to Survive It Without Catching a Cold
Like me, if you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Studies have shown that about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. I have to admit, when I was younger, when an adult complained about their “bad back” I would roll my eyes and snicker. Yeah right… Continue reading Ouch! My aching back! Is there an oil for that?
If the average person hears the words “essential oils,” it’s quite likely that the first association they’ll make has something to do with “Hippie” or “Spa” or “Fragrance.” But, essential oils are so much more than that. Essential oils have a number of different benefits from mental and physical wellness to DIY home cleaning products. … Continue reading Top 10 Essential Oils to Always Have in Your Home & Why
The holidays are over and life is back to normal - well as normal as it can be. The problem is, while the rest of my world - work, son's school and sports, husband's activities - are back in full swing, my mind, and sleep schedule, are still in holiday vacation mode. These snow days… Continue reading I need some Relaxation! – Time to diffuse some!
I remember when I was about 10 or 11 years old, I had warts on the underside of my hands on the “pads” attached to my thumbs and the outside part of my index fingers. At that age, I obviously didn’t know how or why they got there, but they were disgusting – and I… Continue reading Wart Be Gone…A Natural Way to Remove Warts
Our dogs love going on walks on the greenway with my husband and I. It's great exercise for them and they get a little extra "playtime." By that I mean, on these walks one, if not both dogs, usually end up splashing around in the creek or rolling around in the dirt. They come home… Continue reading Easy DIY Natural Dog Shampoo
I just love a clean smelling house! As a child, I remember coming home from school and my grandma had the whole house clean and there was some "seasonal" smell in the air - whether it be cinnamon and clove in wintertime, or a floral scent in spring - the house always smelled so good.… Continue reading DIY Air Fresheners