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DIY Calamine Lotion

DIY Calamine Lotion

It’s finally spring again and I couldn’t be happier!  This winter felt longer, colder and more desolate then usual.  As I write this, I am enjoying my green view with the windows open and the birds singing!  However, all this new beauty and warmer temps inevitably bring the “itchies”.  So much of nature, while beautiful, can cause skin reactions.  Rashes… Read More »DIY Calamine Lotion

Essential Oils for Allergies

Allergy Relief with Essential Oils

Every year, exactly at this time, I write a post exploring natural options for relieving outdoor seasonal allergies.  Why?  Because I can’t breath and I’m miserable!  I have picked up a couple remedies over the years that make a difference but the congestion, inflammation and drowsiness persists. This year I’m exploring essential oils for allergies. As I sit here, the… Read More »Allergy Relief with Essential Oils

DIY Healing Balm with Calendula

DIY Calendula Tamanu Healing Balm with Lemon & Coconut…

It’s been almost 3 years since I posted THIS neosporin salve.  Let me tell you-it is probably THE most used DIY I have ever made.  I use it for everything from cracked heels to treating bug bites and and cuts.  I’ve made it over 20 times and honestly think it smells like what I imagine heaven to smell like!  Yeah, I’m tootin’… Read More »DIY Calendula Tamanu Healing Balm with Lemon & Coconut…

DIY Hormone Balancing Balm

DIY Hormone Balancing Balm

PMS symptoms can be a real pain, literally. As women, we just don’t have time to stop and deal with brain fog, fatigue, bloating, irritability and depression! I don’t know about you but there is nothing more frustrating then feeling out of sorts with work and struggling not to bark at your children while having little to no control over… Read More »DIY Hormone Balancing Balm

Badger Sleep Balm

DIY or BUY: Badger Sleep Balm

Essential oils can be very effective when it comes to many health issues, including sleep. Whether you can’t get to sleep or can’t stay asleep, there are specific essential oils that have been proven to improve sleep. Today, let’s learn which essential oils are helpful and make a petroleum free, organic DIY sleep balm! Who can say they get too… Read More »DIY or BUY: Badger Sleep Balm

A DIY Ringworm Roll On Among Other Things….

My girls and I got ringworm.  How’s that for transparent?  Back in October we bought two kittens and they ended up giving us ringworm, or so I think.  Now, let’s get one thing straight-ringworm is not actually caused by a worm.  It’s a fungal rash very much like Athlete’s foot and jock itch.  Awesome.  It’s a round rash that is… Read More »A DIY Ringworm Roll On Among Other Things….

DIY Activated Charcoal Drawing and healing Salve

DIY Activated Charcoal Healing Salve

Lately I’ve been working with activated charcoal and loving it.  This is an amazing detoxing tool for your health and we’ll explore that another day but today let’s talk about how activated charcoal can help your skin!   Like with the body, activated charcoal work by pulling out toxins.  Using it in a DIY activated charcoal healing salve can be so… Read More »DIY Activated Charcoal Healing Salve