Pumpkin Spice Room Spray

Pumpkin Spice Room Spray-Natural Air Freshener

I have a confession to make...When I was younger, I didn't like anything pumpkin or spice. I thought I hated pumpkin pie and pumpkin lattes and stuck to relegating pumpkins to a fate of … [Read more...]

How to Make Ghee

How to Make Ghee - Simple home recipe

Ever used ghee? It is the best of both worlds. It has the benefits of butter without the casein and proteins that some people react to in butter.What is Ghee? In technical terms, Ghee is a … [Read more...]

Kombucha Gelée

Homemade Kombucha Jello Recipe

Our family has been brewing Kombucha for years, both in a continuous brew system and with the regular jar method. I've passed on scobys to friends and families and there is now a whole group in our … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Kombucha

The benefits of kombucha- digestion - immune support-detoxification-weightloss

There are many benefits of Kombucha - an age-old fermented tea drink that has been around (in various forms) for centuries in many different cultures.It contains a variety of vitamins, minerals … [Read more...]

Best Natural Toys for Kids

Best organic and natural toys for kids

It wasn't until I had my first child that I ever really thought about the ingredients used to make many common household objects or their potential dangers. Once I had a little one who completely … [Read more...]

Fast Workouts to Reverse the Effects of Sitting

Simple workouts to avoid the negative effects of sitting

Note from Katie: I recently wrote about the negative effects of sitting too much and how this is linked to higher risk of cancer, heart disease, hypertension, obesity and other health problems. … [Read more...]

Sleepytime Foot Spray

Homemade Sleepytime Foot Spray

Ever since my first son arrived with his powerful lungs and energetic personality, me and sleep have not been best friends. Not by choice, of course, but our nights have gone something like this for … [Read more...]

Is Sitting Worse than Eating Donuts?

The dangers of sitting and what to do about it

If you knew how much I dislike donuts you'd understand how strong of a statement that is for me. Donuts are a mixture of three of the worst non-foods available: processed grains, hydrogenated … [Read more...]

Basic Slow Cooker Soap Recipe

Slowcooker Crockpot Basic Soap Recipe with coconut oil and olive oil

I've been fascinated with soap making for a long time. What was once a common household skill now seems like such a complicated process that many people simply buy soap instead. Unfortunately, many … [Read more...]

Homemade Natural Body Wash

Homemade Natural Body Wash Recipe

When I played soccer in high school, I spent a lot of money on fancy body wash products (and fancy personal care products in general). I definitely bought into all the claims of how they would make … [Read more...]