Natural Shimmer Lipstick Recipe

How to Make Your Own Natural Lipstick with custom color and scent

Tis the season for making homemade gifts, at least at our house!A few days ago, I had a mom's night out at my house and we made all kinds of homemade gifts like lotion bars, vapor rub lotion bars … [Read more...]

Herbal Face Oil Recipe

Herbal Face Oil Recipe

I was blessed with the naturally oily skin that many of my relatives have. It was a tremendous pain in the teenage years, but I say "blessed" because everyone in the family with that skin type has … [Read more...]

The Organic Mattress We Chose

Organic mattress- what we chose and why

I've often read the statistic that we spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping, or over 2,500 hours per year, but I have to laugh because those hours are obviously not during the time of life with new babies … [Read more...]

Winter Bliss Lotion Bars

Winter Bliss Lotion Bars Recipe

I'm still learning to love winter. As a southern girl originally from Texas, I've had to adjust to cold weather, but I'm finally starting to love it. This new recipe is one of the reasons why.To … [Read more...]

How to Store Food Without Plastic

How to store food without plastic

I've shared before the non-toxic and non-scratch cookware I use, and how we avoid chemicals in our water, but I get quite a few questions about how to store food without plastic in the fridge of … [Read more...]

7 Natural Remedies for Winter

7 Natural Remedies to Keep on Hand in Winter

My Amish friends are predicting a really cold winter based on the fuzz on caterpillars, the shells on acorns, the movement of squirrels, the size of pinecones and the bird migrations.Who knows if … [Read more...]

DIY Burlap Garland

How to Make Burlap Garland

I don't share many craft posts because while I love making crafts with my kids, I typically stick to making lotion bars or homemade soap.In the winter, when it gets too cold for treehouse play or … [Read more...]