Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails with Egg Shells

Did you know you can get rid of slugs and snails with eggs shells? It’s very effective, organic, green, and even adds fertilizer to the soil! I have something in common with slugs…we both love hostas and vegetable gardens. But there is one thing we do not both like – eggs. I love the insides of eggs, but […]

How to Save Money On Organic Meat by Buying a Side of Cow

How to Save Money on Organic Meat by Buying a Side of Cow

Buying organic meat can seem impossible to squeeze into the family budget, but the benefits for your health far outweigh the cost. And there is a way to do it economically – buy a side of beef or pork from a local farmer like my family does! When we moved back to my home state in […]

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Giveaway

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt from Happy Family Brands

Have you been properly introduced to Happy Family brands yet? Well, allow me the pleasure! They are an organic superfoods company that specialize in convenient tasty, healthy treats that kids love! I’m such a big fan of their concept and products that I’m a blog ambassador for the company. One of my favorite products is their […]

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 […]

Lion Brand Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Yarn {product review}

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I was so excited when the nice UPS man dropped off package in the mail from Lion Brand for me, full of Lion Brand’s Nature’s Choice yarn in organic cotton! Soft and chemical-free, can’t get better than that. I’ve been wanting to use this yarn for a long time, but just couldn’t bring myself to buy it […]

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream – Natural & Non-Toxic

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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 […]

DIY Homemade Organic Body Butter & Lotion

Homemade Organic Lotion and Body Butter

I am in love with my new homemade, organic body lotion. It is divine, decadent, and so rich. It looks and smells so good I wanna eat it and it is doing wonders for both my skin and hair! The coconut oil gives a refreshing coconut smell that always reminds me of the beach, and […]

Community Supported Agriculture – Join a CSA

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Ever heard of Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA? It’s an alternative way to support local farms and benefit communities with fresh, locally grown food. Here’s how it works – at the beginning of the growing season (around this time of the year – March to April), famers offer a certain number of shares to the […]