Homemade Tooth Whitening Powder

Tooth powder. You read that right! It’s time to ditch your traditional toothpaste and enjoy the benefits of using a powder to brush your teeth and, thankfully, it’s not as strange as it sounds.  This simple recipe has added ingredients to help keep those teeth pearly white as well! Ditch the Paste I have been using […]

How to Go Green and Rid Your House of Toxins

Imagine you’re in your bedroom, getting dressed for the day, and you hear your toddler rummaging around in the kitchen. ACK!!! You know he might have his hands on your Comet or Lysol, or worse yet, Drain-O, so you run like lightning to find him doing exactly that. Thankfully you got there just before he […]

DIY Facial Toner with Apple Cider Vinegar and Essential Oils

Are you worried about the ingredients in your skin toner and would like a natural, inexpensive and EASY option? Then this recipe is for YOU! Pamper your skin with ingredients found in nature – like apple cider vinegar and essential oils! As I’m halfway through my thirtieth year of life I’ve finally come to the point where […]

How to Get Glowing Skin and Hair Naturally with Essential Oils

Summer is the time of the year when we can show off our skin and hair, but not if we are embarrassed! Thankfully, nature has already provided a way to have healthy skin and hair through essential oils! A real food, clean diet, quality sleep and lots of water help tremendously, too. Learn more about […]

DIY Fridge Freshener – Natural and Easy!

A recipe to make an easy and effective fridge freshener! Perfect for a real-food household that buys a lot of produce. It’s also frugal and 100% pure and natural! Real Food Fridges Can Have a STANK What is that smell?  Where is it coming from? You know what I’m talking about.  That funky, musty odor that […]

Top 10 Natural Ways to Remove Garden Pests

Ever thought that removing pests from the garden naturally and safely is nearly impossible? Well, think again! Here are ten natural, non-toxic and safe ways to remove those pesky lil’ critters. Gardening with children can be such a rewarding experience – I know I love spending time together with them learning about science, life, and patience. But […]

Go Green and Get Clean with Essential Oils

When we think of spring, spring cleaning usually comes to mind, right? You might picture a sparkling clean, fresh-smelling, organized house. However, when we clean with the conventional products found in stores we might be getting rid of dirt and germs, but we are filling our homes with very toxic and even dangerous chemicals that can have […]

Homemade Sun Relief Spray – All Natural and Non-Toxic

I went with one of my besties to the farmer’s market this Saturday, and shame on me, did not go prepared with sunscreen. We were having so much fun, leisurely walking around without the kids, gabbing away, that I thought I’d be okay. The temperature rose to 78 degrees and it was bright and sunny! […]

Homemade Teething Oil and Other Natural Teething Support for Babies and Toddlers

If you’re looking for natural alternatives help your baby or toddler through the teething phase, you’ve come to the right place! I’m sharing a homemade teething oil and all my other favorite, go-to natural teething support. A friend asked me the other day what I use for teething and I realized I had no posts written […]

DIY Natural Hair Gel with Gelatin – Frugal and Easy!

A super easy and frugal recipe for homemade hair gel that really works! It only uses two ingredients, with an optional third one. It’s also non-toxic and natural! I have written a lot about my hair on the blog. Going no-poo in 2010 was the catalyst to leading a natural lifestyle for me and why I started […]