If you grow a vegetable garden you may be avoiding shady areas. This article on usable/edible shade plants will teach you which plants grow well in the shade.
This homemade oatmeal bath recipe can soothe dry, itchy skin in the winter. The oatmeal is great for relief of eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions!
Making DIY essential oils are easier than you think. You can go the route of buying a copper still, but that is expensive. Here’s how we did it with a crock pot!
When recipes are written in parts, it’s a scaling recipe that gives you the freedom to choose the amount to make. You can use this concept with all recipes.
Soda ash in soap making is that powdery white substance that forms on soap bars as they are curing. Learn how to prevent soda ash from forming on your soap!
You should get these 5 toxic cleaning products out of your home and replace them with natural, homemade alternatives. If you can’t DIY them, you can still buy the more natural, in-store brands.
I love balsamic glaze drizzled on warm fresh figs, stuffed with goat cheese! I used to buy the glaze but recently developed my own recipe. It’s a delicious condiment on so many things! Enjoy.
I only use essential oils for breathing problems when my kids are really having trouble. This blend contains safe and beneficial oils to diffuse for their respiratory health.
Learn how to make wood wick candles so you don’t have to rely on burning the commercial candles with petroleum wax, chemical fragrance, and artificial color. Use this simple tutorial to make natural candles at home!
This list of 10 foods to boost immune system function will help you stay on the up-and-up during cold and flu season. All 10 are easy to find at your local farm market or grocery store.
Fire Cider is a powerful tonic but I’m not a fan of horseradish, so I came up with a winter health tonic with similar benefits, but different ingredients.
Grocery stores give us access to fresh herbs and medicinal plants all year long, but it’s good for us to do the gathering, and to know what to look for, no matter what season it is!
A while back we wrote about a bunch of popular carrier oils and when to use them. Today we focus on 5 lesser known carrier oils and how (and why) to use them.