Growing microgreens is a great way to have fresh greens during winter. But don’t limit them to cold weather, they’re delicious and nutritious all year long!
Is sugar vegan? The answer may surprise you. The short answer is, some types/brands of sugar are vegan. Learn why all sugar is not vegan, and learn which brands of sugar are vegan.
Learn to make this DIY comfrey salve with chamomile. It is great for sunburn, windburn, chapped skin, minor burns, irritation, bumps and bruises, and even makes for a good general moisturizer.
Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis) contains volatile oils that lend the flavor we love when cooking. Medicinally it is used as a digestive aid, anti-inflammatory, along with several other applications.
Learn how to make DIY witch hazel and and amazing DIY witch hazel facial toner! Witch Hazel cleanses skin of germs and bacteria, soothes inflammation, and is a great astringent.
Do you use an oatmeal bath in your house? An oatmeal bath will help with things like diaper rash, eczema, psoriasis, dry skin, and even body beautification. Learn our trick for taking these soothing baths without all the mess!
I recently bought a glass top stove, and because this type of cooktop was new to me, I had to learn how to treat and how to clean glass stove top properly. Included are two homemade, natural recipes for cleaning your glass top stove.
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 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.