Colloidal Silver – Natural Antibiotic and Antifungal Medicine

Colloidal Silver - A Must-Have in Your Natural Medicine Cabinet to Fight Bacteria and Viruses without Medication

Pink eye, the flu, colds and other viruses are no match for the power of colloidal silver. It is a natural antibiotic and antibacterial (source), but what the heck is this stuff and why does it work? Let’s find out! Last week, my three boys all got hit with pink eye. The oozing, pussing, red-eyed, […]

Natural and Non-Toxic Beauty Recipes – Easy and Frugal, too!

Natural and Non-Toxic Beauty Recipes

Making your own non-toxic and natural beauty products at home is easier than you might think. We tend to think it’s some complicated chemical formula that can only be done in a lab, but that’s what the big companies want us to think – how else would they make the big bucks? Those products are […]

Oils and Other Natural Hair Conditioner Alternatives to Apple Cider Vinegar

My Merry Messy Life: Oils and Other Natural Hair Conditioners (alternatives to Apple Cider Vinegar)

Do you want to go no-poo or already have and aren’t happy with using apple cider vinegar as conditioner? Then this post is for YOU!  My no-poo post is the most popular post on my blog, but many have concerns about the smell of the apple cider vinegar, so here are some other natural, non-toxic […]

No-Poo Alternatives to Baking Soda – Some Recipes

My Merry Messy Life: No Poo Alternatives to Baking Soda

If you’re a die-hard no poo-er (if you think that means some bizarre practice of forced constipation, then you’re not…) that gets tired of using baking soda as shampoo because it has no poo (you miss the suds) or because your hair or scalp is starting to get dry, then this post is for YOU! […]

Truly’s Natural Deodorant Review

Truly's Natural Deodorant Review

I’ve been making my own deodorant for about a year now with great success, so I was excited to come across Truly’s Natural Deodorant, which is perfect for those of you who’d rather not make your own! What’s the point of using a natural deodorant? I decided to only use natural when I learned of […]

Homemade Moisturizing Baby Shampoo and Body Wash Recipe {free printable label}

Natural Moisturizing Baby Shampoo with Dr. Bronner's

A super simple and gentle shampoo and body wash for babies and even adults. I use this same formula as my body wash, too! It is non-toxic, sulfate and paraben free, and gentle on that brand new skin. To get a shampoo like this in the store, you’d have to pay a good $10 or […]

Homemade Natural Anti-Itch Rub with Free Printable

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Mosquitos are the enemy of the state around here, and they love to eat on Gabriel and I. Each bite causes a welt on his little limbs and he scratches them until they bleed. Definitely not good with the combo of dirty hands and a national West Nile Virus outbreak going on! We have to make sure he […]

Homemade All-Natural Foaming Hand Soap with Free Printable Label

All Natural Foaming Hand Soap Recipe - Non-Toxic

I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap non-stop since my first gallon arrived from Amazon six months ago (buy it here). If you’ve been following my blog since then, you know how much I LOVE this amazing soap (I wrote a whole post on it). I use it in cleaning products, in the shower, and […]

Giveaway! Natural Newborn Giveaway Hop #NaturalNewborn

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Welcome to the Natural Newborn Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Going Green with the Grizls and Ashley Suzanne through the Green Moms Network! As part of this great event, a group of bloggers are offering prizes valued at $15 or more! You’ll find the list of participating bloggers under the Rafflecopter form. Grand PrizeOur […]

DIY Baking Soda Shampoo & Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner – 100% Green & Effective!

Baking Soda Shampoo and Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner

I can only imagine how much money I’ve spent in my lifetime experimenting with all different types of shampoos, conditioners, mousses, and hair gels to tame my unruly curls (see my other post on how I care for my curly hair). Since switching to baking soda shampoo and apple cider vinegar conditioner a year ago, I […]