Kaffir lime leaves come from a thorny lime tree–native to the tropics–whose leaves are useful in many ways. But what if you live north of the tropics? That’s the good news, we’re about to show you how you can grow it, and use it, even if you’re north of the beautiful tropics!
Pine needles are very useful, so if you have a real tree and it’s dropping needles, don’t throw them out! Check out this list of 15 cool ways to use them and save them instead of throwing them out.
I’ve pretty much put all my plants to bed for the winter. I’ve taken some inside, but most of them can stay outside for the winter without being harmed by the cold temperatures. There are a few, however, that need some extra care.
You and your kitty will love these homemade cat toy and treat recipes. What cat wouldn’t love a catnip mouse and catnip treats? You can make them any time of year, but they’re great for putting under the Christmas tree for your kitties!
This homemade face moisturizer and wrinkle cream helps us keep that youthful look we all long for, is great for scars and stretch marks, and is all-natural so you avoid all the harmful chemicals AND the high prices!
These homemade dog treats and toys can be made any time of the year, Christmas just gives you a great excuse. Gift them to your dog, and make some extras to give as gifts to the fellow dog lovers in your life.
These homemade stain remover and odor eliminator solutions are all-natural and perfect for holiday parties, where someone ALWAYS manages to spill wine, gravy, or worse. This year clean your holiday messes naturally, and with confidence!
Homemade bath salts for the holidays! The stress of the holidays can lead to poor diet and even illness, so it’s time to relax and detoxify! One of the easiest ways to detox is to soak in a bath full of effective, detoxifying ingredients like these.
This mint simple syrup recipe is delicious, perfect for the holidays, and it makes for great gift giving. However you decide to use it you can be confident the ingredients are all natural!
One of my favorite DIY lip balm recipes for the holidays (and for Christmas gifts) is this all-natural candy cane flavor that is both beautiful and delicious. You’re going to love the smell, taste, and feel. Did I mention it makes for a great gift?!
Ah the amazing health benefits of Moringa! Moringa is a fast-growing, drought-tolerant tree with many uses for health and beauty. You can grow it anywhere in-doors, or out-doors if you live within the USDA hardiness zones of 9-10.
I love this homemade coffee creamer because the instant I see that first blanket of snow, I find myself craving gingerbread cookies and peppermint mochas. Plus it is sweetened naturally, unlike any store bought stuff!