Homemade Sun Lotion – Non-Toxic and Natural

A simple recipe for an effective, non-toxic sun lotion that’s safe for the whole family! I’ve long had a recipe for homemade body butter that contains zinc oxide, which I was using as a thickening agent. But that fabulous mineral is also a natural sunscreen. Almost all sunscreens on the market today contain chemical sunblockers (like oxybenzone) […]

Easy Solution to Kill Ant Piles – Club Soda!

Today’s post is short and easy, which is sometimes just what we all need! Did you know you can knock out an entire ant pile with just club soda? Yup, it’s true! When we first moved into our new house this spring, my kids were out playing in the driveway and they started to scream. […]

Homemade All Natural Perfume

If you’re concerned about the chemicals lurking in commercial perfumes and would like an all natural option, then this post is for you! Make your own perfume at home with just vodka and essential oils and save tons of money in the process! And it’s surprisingly easy. I have quite the memory for scents. To […]

The Oil Cleansing Method – Natural Non-Toxic Face Cleansing

The Oil Cleansing Method has allowed me to ditch face soap, lotion and even makeup remover and my skin has never been happier! That’s what I love about natural products – many of them have multiple uses and keep my medicine cabinet clutter-free. Not only that, this method is totally safe with no toxins, sulfates, chemicals […]

My Favorite Homemade Green Household Cleaners

Making your own green cleaning supplies is surprisingly easy, cheap and totally non-toxic! Here are my favorite cleaners with free printable labels so you can save the trouble of looking up the recipe again! Back in March, I posted about the green household cleaners I’ve been making and using around the house, complete with a […]

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream – Natural & Non-Toxic

Here is one homemade diaper rash cream that seriously works – and it’s 100% all natural, organic and pure luxury for sweet little bums. I have always been a huge fan of Desitin, well, since becoming a parent three years ago, that is. That stuff just plain WORKS. We started off using Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, but […]

Homemade Cloth Baby Wipes – No Sew Tutorial

Tired of buying baby wipes that are expensive and unhealthy for your baby’s skin? Well, here’s an easy tutorial to make your own at home, using just oil and water and fleece fabric. They actually work much better than disposable wipes and are oh-so green and non-toxic! Now that we are cloth-diapering, cloth-toilet-papering, green-living crunchy […]