Lye (sodium hydroxide) is a necessary component of soap making. Let’s learn what it is, how it’s made, its caustic properties, and how its used to make soap.
I choose to buy loose leaf teas for the same reason I insist on selling them to my patrons–it’s a superior way to harvest flavor and benefits from the plants.
Simple, homemade, healthy soup recipes that are delicious and easy to adapt to fit personal food preferences. I love having these soup recipes in my rotation!
This goats milk soap recipe yields a soap that is great for your skin! It works with other milk types too: use what you have, follow the recipe, and get started!
Home remedies for sinus headache can be a life saver, especially if you get the headaches often! Drop over-the-counter solutions for natural remedies that work!
What are the best natural sugar substitutes? Organic cane sugar or sucanat can be used sparingly. Other alternatives are stevia, maple syrup, honey, and others.
Learning how to stay warm in cold weather isn’t always easy. Getting out of bed is brutal, and getting out of the shower requires an iron will. You can use these tips to stay cozy and warm, even in freezing temps!
DIY hydroponics allow for simple, inexpensive gardening systems that work even when temperatures are below freezing. Don’t let the cold stop you from growing food!
Learning how to make sour cream is surprisingly easy, and it sets in just 24 hours. It’s not necessarily cheaper, but making your own always has its perks!
Learn how to detox this New Year to help fulfill your resolutions of weight loss and improved health. Quick solutions don’t work–slow and steady methods do!
Natural Nails! There are so many ways to keep your nails neat and pretty without using chemicals or paying lots of money, and I intend to take advantage of them!
Ideas for New Years resolutions to help you live a healthier lifestyle. These simple ideas will help you live a healthier, more natural and sustainable 2015!