Hand sanitizer is an essential and important part of reducing the spread of disease and keeping us (and our loved ones) from falling ill. HOWEVER, your DIY hand sanitizer may not be doing its job. Here’s how to find out and how to fix it.
If you’ve been around essential oils for any period of time, you’ve likely encountered a whole vernacular that seems a bit foreign – or at least, a bit confusing. So, let’s clear things up! If you’d like more clarification on essential oils, how they work, and – most importantly – how to use them safely,…
Which essential oils are safe to use on kids and babies? And what about the lovely new blend you just got from your favorite essential oil company? Is it safe to use on your toddler as well as yourself? Find out in this post, as well as discover best practices for using essential oils safely around babies and kids.
Succumbing to a cold or flu at anytime is no fun – but even more so when you’re pregnant. It can feel debilitating to not know what’s safe or okay to help you kick the illness to the curb – and frustrating when all of your favorite go-to’s are suddenly not options of which…
This tasty, effective cough syrup will be sure to go down easily the next time you or your child has a cough – and let you get the sleep you need. Who knew both honey and chocolate are scientifically-proven as effective cough remedies???
How to choose the best essential oil brand (or at least how to know you’ve chosen one you can trust!) is one of the most COMMON questions swirling around about essential oils, especially since there are SO many brands and SO much conflicting advice. We break it down for you and show you exactly how to choose the best essential oil brand (and no, we’re not selling you on one particular brand).
Infusing herbs in oil is super-simple and takes just a few minutes. And once you have your infused oils, you can create all sorts of natural remedies that are potent and effective. Definitely try one of these simple and natural techniques today!
Sugar is delicious, but it’s at the root of many of our most disastrous health issues. Use these healthy sugar alternatives to take control of how much sugar you (and your family) eat!
Summer is a delightful time for enjoying the outdoors, but it’s all too easy to get just a little too much sun. This after sun spray brings welcome relief and helps your skin heal well.
Are you giving your children the right amount of medicine or tincture? Use these simple formulas to give the right amount every time!
Essential oils are a huge gift for those of us who want to treat and heal our families with natural, effective, safe remedies. However, with great gifts come great responsibility, in this case to properly steward the potent natural remedies we have at hand. Use our printable cheat sheet to keep accurate information close at hand.
Make your own all-natural, homemade Vitamin C powder to save money, get twice the Vitamin C that you do from eating oranges, and boost your immune system!
Getting to sleep and sleeping WELL can be difficult when it’s the end of a super-hot day. These tips will help your kiddos get comfortable and get to sleep.
Make a squeezable homemade toothpaste that’s safe for kids (and in flavors they love) with this simple recipe.
It’s January, the very antithesis of August, it seems. In August, there’s so much produce I can’t keep up preserving it all or serving it fresh. Yet, here we are January, craving food that was alive within the last few hours and trying to soak up Vitamin D whenever we can in the limited daylight…
This detox smoothie has got you covered! Whether you’re recovering from a night out, restoring your body after illness, or just want to feel like the best version of yourself, look no further.
We should all eat more gelatin for deeply good health – and here are at least 35 simple ways to get more gelatin in your diet!
Bare Belly Organics has raised the bar by offering truly natural sunscreen and other skincare products. I took a few of their products for a test spin and here’s what I found.
SckoonPads are an organic, fair-trade, beautifully-sewn, reusable option for natural menstrual care. But are they really worth it?
The benefits of gelatin extends into every aspect of health – physical, mental, and emotional. But the #1 reason to include more gelatin in your diet may surprise you. It did me!
Read tips from other real food cooks and naturally-minded parents about what makes life easier, quicker, cheaper, and more fun. And of course, it’s a sharing thread, so share your own fabulous tips into the ring, too!
If you’ve got a burn, sunburn included, this burn salve is wonderfully soothing, promotes healing naturally, and mixes up in minutes.
This homemade sunscreen is made as a roll-on stick, so it’s convenient to toss in a bag, less greasy, and seriously easy to make.