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Homemade Drawing Salve With Plantain & Charcoal

This homemade drawing salve, made with plantain and activated charcoal, delivers a salve that helps draw splinters and bee stings to the surface of the skin!

Homemade Drawing Salve With Plantain & Charcoal was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Freshen Your Air With Homemade Smudge Sticks

Learn how to make a smudge stick and consider doing what I do, freshen the air in your home using the entire plant, not just one concentrated form of the plant, like essential oils.

Freshen Your Air With Homemade Smudge Sticks was written by Dawn Combs.

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Coloring Your Soap with Pigments, Oxides, and Micas

Pigments, oxides, and micas are soap colorants that will help you achieve gorgeous color in your homemade soaps. Let's learn how to use them to get the color we're after.

Coloring Your Soap with Pigments, Oxides, and Micas was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Purify your Indoor Air with A DIY Succulent Garden

Having an indoor succulent garden is all the rage, and for good reason. These little buggers purify your air, are beautiful, and simple to grow. Learn how to plant and grow your own!

Purify your Indoor Air with A DIY Succulent Garden was written by Katie Vance.

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Medicinal Uses of Black Walnut Leaves and Husks

Black walnut leaves and husks have some pretty cool medicinal uses. While the nuts are delicious and nutritious (if you can get to them) don't ignore the leaves and husks!

Medicinal Uses of Black Walnut Leaves and Husks was written by Dawn Combs.

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4 Natural Beauty Tips For a Healthier Beauty Routine

Let's take a look at 4 natural beauty tips to help simplify and clean up your beauty routine. Along with the tips we'll also share 10 DIY Natural beauty recipes!

4 Natural Beauty Tips For a Healthier Beauty Routine was written by Katie Vance.

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DIY Deodorizing Tablets For Trash Cans And More!

These homemade deodorizer tablets are great for trash cans and many other household uses. Also great for litter boxes, sink drains, RV's, stinky shoes, and more!

DIY Deodorizing Tablets For Trash Cans And More! was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Night Blooming Flowers to Grow in Your Moon Garden

This list of night blooming flowers will help you create a beautiful and fragrant moon garden! Some of the most exotic scented flowers are night bloomers!

Night Blooming Flowers to Grow in Your Moon Garden was written by Dawn Combs.

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What Is Masterbatching And Why You Should Do It

Masterbatch is an easy way to speed up your soap making, or just about any other craft project process. Learn how to masterbatch the soap making process.

What Is Masterbatching And Why You Should Do It was written by Debra Maslowski.

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12 Ways To Lighten and Highlight Your Hair Naturally

Learn how to lighten hair naturally (and add highlights naturally) at home. We already wrote about coloring hair naturally and figured you would also enjoy an article on lightening your hair naturally! Here are 12 natural ways to do it yourself at home.

12 Ways To Lighten and Highlight Your Hair Naturally was written by Debra Maslowski.

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A Nourishing DIY Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm Recipe

I'm making some DIY lip balm to gift to friends and family, and since pumpkin spice is always a crowd pleaser, I decided to make this yummy pumpkin spice lip balm. Enjoy!

A Nourishing DIY Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm Recipe was written by Katie Vance.

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Facts & Myths of Selling Homemade Natural Products

So you want to start selling homemade products? Be sure to familiarize yourself with these common facts and myths before you begin selling your homemade natural products.

Facts & Myths of Selling Homemade Natural Products was written by Dawn Combs.

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Homemade Hamburger Helper Skillet Dinner Recipe

This homemade hamburger helper™ recipe is a healthier version of the boxed supermarket superhero! Making your own means healthier ingredients, and flavors tweaked to YOUR tastebuds. What's not to love?

Homemade Hamburger Helper Skillet Dinner Recipe was written by Sarah Ozimek.

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Pain Relieving Massage Oil for Menstrual Cramps

After trying OTC medications with little success, I was happy to find so many studies on the use of essential oils for menstrual cramps and pain relief. I used this info to make a massage oil for the natural relief of painful cramps.

Pain Relieving Massage Oil for Menstrual Cramps was written by Katie Vance.

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Learn About Health Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil

You’ll find evening primrose oil can benefit us in variety of ways. It has been known to help with menopausal hot flashes, high cholesterol, diabetes, chronic fatigue, and MS.

Learn About Health Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil was written by Dawn Combs.

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Learn How to Make Salt Soap and Salt Brine Soap

Today we will teach you the difference between salt soap and brine soap. We also include a DIY salt soap recipe along with a DIY brine soap recipe. Enjoy!

Learn How to Make Salt Soap and Salt Brine Soap was written by Debra Maslowski.

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How to Make A Garden-Fresh DIY Potpourri Blend

This DIY potpourri recipe is a great example of what can be made fresh from your own garden. In this recipe I use what I am growing, so take my idea, taylor it to what you're growing, and make up your own blends!

How to Make A Garden-Fresh DIY Potpourri Blend was written by Dawn Combs.

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DIY Essential Oil Diffuser for Use as Jewelry & More

You can make a DIY diffuser necklace (or hanging air freshener) out of natural terra cotta clay! The clay is affordable, easy to shape, and it retains grooves that trap essential oils.

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser for Use as Jewelry & More was written by Katie Vance.

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A Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe

Make this simple DIY toilet tank cleaner to clean your tank several times a year. Regular cleaning extends the life of your toilet, and making your own allows you to control what goes into your septic tank!

A Simple and Effective DIY Toilet Tank Cleaner Recipe was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Kids Favor Fruit Over Veggies

There’s not always a ton of good news on the kids nutrition front. But here’s a little bright spot: according to the USDA, more kids are eating fruits and vegetables. While the majority of kids still don’t meet the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables consumed per day, at least intake levels are […]

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Should You Be Gluten Free?

Seems like everywhere you turn these days, there’s more and more gluten free foods for sale. In fact, Mintel estimates that the gluten free market was worth $10 billion in 2013. An interesting statistic when you consider that only about 1% of the population truly has celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease characterized […]

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World Breastfeeding Week

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and a new report out from The Global Breastfeeding Collective finds that as a planet, we’re not doing so well when it comes to exclusive breastfeeding goals. The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding (meaning nothing other than breastmilk given to baby) for the first 6 months of life. Breastfeeding, which […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Making You Fat?

If you’re feeling a little sluggish in these dog days of summer, here’s a pretty good reason to start getting more sleep: a new study suggests that skimping on sleep certainly adds pounds. The study – published in the journal PLOS One – looked at over 1,600 adults in the United Kingdom and found that […]

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Herbal and Fruit Liqueur Recipes to Make at Home

I recently wrote about homemade herbal and fruit liqueurs. Many of you requested specific liqueur recipes, so here are a few of the liqueurs I'm making with this year's harvest.

Herbal and Fruit Liqueur Recipes to Make at Home was written by Dawn Combs.

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Luffa Soap: Learn Several Ways To Make Your Own

I've always loved luffa soap, it cleans without being too abrasive. I've found a lot of different types, so let's take a look at them and see how we can make our own!

Luffa Soap: Learn Several Ways To Make Your Own was written by Debra Maslowski.

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How to Deal with Tomato Hornworms In Your Garden

Learn how to coexist with the tomato hornworm because it transforms into the hummingbird moth, a very beneficial pollinator who is much more than a garden pest!

How to Deal with Tomato Hornworms In Your Garden was written by Dawn Combs.

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Homemade Hair Masks for Dry or Damaged Hair

Homemade hair masks are great because you control the ingredients and salons are expensive! Learn to make these natural hair mask recipes at home instead.

Homemade Hair Masks for Dry or Damaged Hair was written by Emry Trantham.

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Herbal Liqueurs You Can Enjoy at Home

Herbal Liqueurs in cocktails, enjoyed responsibly, can actually be a health boost. Benedictine liqueur and anise liqueur are most common, but there are many other options to try and enjoy!

Herbal Liqueurs You Can Enjoy at Home was written by Dawn Combs.

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A Homemade Deli-Style Coleslaw Recipe with Yogurt

Our homemade coleslaw recipe doesn't ruin the healthy nature of cabbage with tons of mayonnaise and high fructose syrup. It's just a simple, delicious slaw that will be a big hit at your next cookout!

A Homemade Deli-Style Coleslaw Recipe with Yogurt was written by Sarah Ozimek.

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Homemade Steak Sauce Recipe: A1 Copycat Recipe

Matt, who is a steak purist, doesn’t believe in using steak sauce—BUT—if you enjoy using steak sauce then making this homemade steak sauce recipe is a must!

Homemade Steak Sauce Recipe: A1 Copycat Recipe was written by Sarah Ozimek.

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