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Healthy Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe: With Yogurt

This healthy homemade tartar sauce is a must have if you eat fish. The recipe is simple and delicious so skip the grocery store tartar sauces--loaded with artificial ingredients--and make your own!

Healthy Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe: With Yogurt was written by Sarah Ozimek.

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How to Make a Butterfly Garden to Attract Monarchs

Learn how to make a DIY butterfly garden to attract monarch butterflies. You can grow certain plants and do other things to make it hospitable for monarchs.

How to Make a Butterfly Garden to Attract Monarchs was written by Dawn Combs.

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DIY Shaving Soap Recipe: Better than Shaving Cream

DIY shaving cream doesn't work as well as DIY shaving soap. Find out why and learn how to make a natural homemade shaving soap that gives you a really close shave.

DIY Shaving Soap Recipe: Better than Shaving Cream was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Edible and Medicinal Seeds? 10 Seeds You Can and Should Eat

Seeds, Seeds. Edible Seeds. Medicinal Seeds. Right now it’s all about seeds at our house. Every year we order more than actually gets planted in the ground. Sometimes that means we wind up eating somecontinue reading...

Edible and Medicinal Seeds? 10 Seeds You Can and Should Eat was written by Dawn Combs.

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Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent

This natural homemade insect repellent is great for mosquitos, flies, and other annoying warm season bugs. Use the recipes as they are or tweak to your liking and begin applying your bug spray with confidence. You'll never buy commercial sprays again!

Natural Homemade Mosquito/Insect/Bug Repellent was written by Betsy Jabs.

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Bearded Iris: Beautiful and Useful as Homemade Incense

This homemade incense is made with orris root from the bearded iris. It smells similar to violets and is a common ingredient in cosmetics. Make it and burn it when you crave the smells of Spring!

Bearded Iris: Beautiful and Useful as Homemade Incense was written by Dawn Combs.

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Homemade Self Tanner – A Natural DIY Sunless Tan

Finally, a homemade self tanner that works! After much trial and error we've settled on a natural DIY self tanner recipe that works exactly as it should.

Homemade Self Tanner – A Natural DIY Sunless Tan was written by Emry Trantham.

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Learn How to Grow Your Own Ginger and Turmeric

Growing turmeric and growing ginger is easier than you may think. You can have your own constant supply of these beneficial herbal roots, so stop buying them from the store and start growing your own!

Learn How to Grow Your Own Ginger and Turmeric was written by Debra Maslowski.

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10 Ways to Use Hydrosols for Home and Beauty

Essential oils are the focus of many natural at home cleaners and recipes. However, people are starting to take great notice to hydrosols and hydrosol uses!

10 Ways to Use Hydrosols for Home and Beauty was written by Katie Vance.

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How to Treat Asthma Naturally at Home With Herbs

Treating asthma naturally should consist of two strategies: one for the acute symptoms and one addressing any lacks in the immune system. These 7 herbal remedies for asthma do both.

How to Treat Asthma Naturally at Home With Herbs was written by Dawn Combs.

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Healthy Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe: With Yogurt

This healthy homemade tartar sauce is a must have if you eat fish. The recipe is simple and delicious so skip the grocery store tartar sauces--loaded with artificial ingredients--and make your own!

Healthy Homemade Tartar Sauce Recipe: With Yogurt was written by Sarah Ozimek.

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Several Ideas for Making Your Own Travel Soaps

I make DIY travel soap so I can ensure I have a natural, chemical-free soap while traveling. I don't like to bring full-sized bars because they take up too bulky and real estate is at a premium when traveling!

Several Ideas for Making Your Own Travel Soaps was written by Debra Maslowski.

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How to Make a Delicious All-Natural Corned Beef

This homemade corned beef recipe allows you to make your own corned beef without all the nitrates and nitrites. Himalayan Pink Salt works great and adds nice color, flavor, and health benefits!

How to Make a Delicious All-Natural Corned Beef was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Three Simple Herbs to Grow for Beginning Gardeners

Growing parsley and getting started with these other easy herbs to grow is simpler than you think and will give you confidence to expand your herb garden each and every year.

Three Simple Herbs to Grow for Beginning Gardeners was written by Dawn Combs.

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How To Make Natural and Antibacterial Mouthwash

This homemade mouthwash is natural, delicious, and gentle, not harsh like the store bought stuff. It's easy to make, costs 250% less than commercial brands, and it works!

How To Make Natural and Antibacterial Mouthwash was written by Betsy Jabs.

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Make Your Own DIY Bronzer for Natural Color

I use my DIY bronzer to combat the lack of color I tend to have this time of year. A lot of the store-bought bronzers are loaded with chemicals I don't want to use, so I make my own!

Make Your Own DIY Bronzer for Natural Color was written by Debra Maslowski.

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A Homemade Anti-Aging Green Clay Face Mask

This DIY face mask tones, soothes, and improves skin's natural look and feel. It works well with most skin types and even reduces subtle signs of aging!

A Homemade Anti-Aging Green Clay Face Mask was written by Katie Vance.

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Beets Are Delicious and Are Great for Our Health

Are beets good for you? Yes! Beets Benefits include being anti-inflammatory and immune boosting. They are also good for eye health and even disease prevention!

Beets Are Delicious and Are Great for Our Health was written by Dawn Combs.

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Home Remedy/Treatment for Acne and Blemishes

Having tried many home remedies for acne I was VERY excited to find a homemade acne treatment that actually worked for me! Try this recipe to see if it works for you too.

Home Remedy/Treatment for Acne and Blemishes was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Are Gluten Free Foods Just Glorified Junk Food?

There’s no doubt that the gluten free market is blowing up. The size of the gluten free food market may be worth more than $7.5 billion by 2020. But what sort of quality have we come to expect when we see a gluten free label? What is Gluten? Gluten is simply the protein found in […]

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Can Giving Babies Peanuts to Prevent Peanut Allergy

If you’re a parent with a baby, you might be pondering about peanuts. You see, the guidelines about introducing peanuts to babies recently changed. It used to be that the American Academy of Pediatrics and other nutrition authorities recommended that parents hold off on introducing peanuts until a baby was well beyond his first birthday. But […]

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National Nutrition Month: Put Your Best Fork Forward

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Put Your Best Fork Forward. So how exactly can you go about leading with your best fork? Small shifts in your food choices add up over time. So don’t stress if you don’t have a “perfect” diet – just work to make small changes that move […]

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Cutting Boards 101

Ask yourself: How many cutting boards are in your kitchen right now? (Come on…be honest!) And for about how long have they been there? Cutting boards are one of those things we take for granted. You buy a few, keep them forever, and don’t really think about what they represent. A great cutting board review […]

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Can Vitamins Help Your Hair, Skin and Nails?

Sounds pretty simple: take a “high potency” vitamin cocktail and your hair, skin and nails will magically start to shine. But is there any truth to the claims that dietary supplements can help improve hair, skin and nail health? In short: no. You see, the B vitamin biotin is associated with nail (and even a […]

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What’s Up with Milk Substitutes?

Cruise the dairy aisle of your nearest grocery store and the “milk” aisle will blow you away. Most likely because there’s a decreasing amount of conventional cow’s milk available for sale but a LOT of milk alternatives. So what exactly is a milk alternative – and who might benefit from drinking one? Milk alternatives are […]

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5 Ways To Make Homemade Bars of Soap Super Hard

When people make DIY bar soap it often turns out too soft. We have the solution! Follow these 5 tips to make your bar soap hard and it will last much longer!

5 Ways To Make Homemade Bars of Soap Super Hard was written by Debra Maslowski.

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Reasons You Should Be Eating Your Orange Peels

Herbal catalogs sell dried orange peel because eating orange peel is good for us! Orange peel benefits are numerous, so read about them here and stop throwing them out and start eating them.

Reasons You Should Be Eating Your Orange Peels was written by Dawn Combs.

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Three Delicious Herbal Tea Blends for Better Sleep

You can use herbal tea for better sleep, you just need to know what kind to use! Enjoy these 3 recipes for tea blends that help deliver better, more restful sleep.

Three Delicious Herbal Tea Blends for Better Sleep was written by Dawn Combs.

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