Minding Your Microbiome

Minding Your Microbiome

Note from Katie: I've talked about the importance of the gut microbiome, and how things like antibacterial soaps and even how we are born can alter our gut biome. Today, I'm excited to welcome Dr. … [Read more...]

The Bored Jar – Tip for Moms

The Bored Jar for Moms

At our house, boredom is not allowed and is never an excuse to watch TV or complain. My children know all too well that complaining "Mom, I'm bored," is a fast way to get assigned an extra chore or … [Read more...]

What is Dry Brushing for Skin?

What is dry brushing- benefits and how to

You probably brush your hair, and your teeth (hopefully with natural toothpaste), but do you brush your skin? And why would you?Dry Brushing for Skin I've mentioned dry brushing before and it … [Read more...]

Homemade Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe

Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe

Note from Katie: I'm excited to welcome my friend Elizabeth (also a mom of five) to share her recipe for solid shampoo (shampoo bar soap). If my homemade natural shampoo didn't work for your hair … [Read more...]

Elderberry Kombucha Soda

Elderberry kombucha Soda recipe

Two recipes that are staples in our kitchen, especially at this time of year, are kombucha and elderberry syrup. Kombucha is a great source of beneficial bacteria, enzymes and vitamins while … [Read more...]

Probiotic Face Mask

DIY probiotic face mask

I recently posted the natural remedies for acne that helped me finally achieve and maintain clear skin. One thing I mentioned was the benefit of probiotics on the skin, and a probiotic face mask is … [Read more...]