Homemade Ear Drops

OK, so I get REALLY bad allergies in the fall and spring. I get this fluid build up in my inner-ear that leaves me feeling like I’m stuck in a fun house. NOT fun! And I can’t take ANY kind of allergy medicine. Trust me, I’ve tried. All of it

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‘no poo’ hair care

It’s ‘no poo’ for no shampoo. ūüôā I’m always amazed at the responses I get when I tell people I don’t use shampoo. Most people assume you need the chemical-filled shampoos to clean your hair. You really don’t. Now, I will admit, not every method works for every person. I

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homemade tooth powder recipes

I posted a¬†toothpaste recipe¬†back in June. It’s my personal favorite, but it’s not the only option. Some people use baking soda by itself, but I have concerns about how abrasive that is for my teeth. You can always opt to leave the baking soda out. There are tooth powders you

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homemade garlic supplements…

Garlic has so many wonderful health benefits that we’ve been taking it in supplement form. So, I bought organic garlic,¬†dehydrated¬†it, milled it and then put it into capsules myself.

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candida, body ecology & ph miracle

I have been struggling with candida (yeast overgrowth) for a few years now. It’s not fun and causes all sorts of issues for me. So, I adhered to the candida diet strictly last year for two months then loosely for about a year. The first month was easy for me,

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homemade sunscreen recipe

1/2 cup Avocado oil (has natural SPF) 1/4 cup coconut oil (has natural SPF) 1/4 cup beeswax (adds a bit of waterproofing) 2 tablespoons Cocoa Butter (or shea butter which has natural spf properties)  2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide. (This makes an SPF of about 20. More can be added for a higher

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homemade hand sanitizer recipe

Once again, I couldn’t believe how easy it was to make this. And, although I am a firm believer that germs have their place in our world, there are times when I can’t wash my hands… I’m a little unsure about the alcohol because of the drying properties, but I

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homemade lavender dream pillows

This was so quick and easy to make and they make great gifts. Satin Chinese Brocade Fabric (or fabric of choice) Rice (it doesn’t matter what kind it is, since you’re not eating it, the cheaper the better) Lavender (from the garden if you have it. if not, you can

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homemade natural mouthwash

To go with my toothpaste, I decided to make natural mouthwash. We used to use Listerine all of the time, but the use of mouthwash containing that much alcohol can have a drying effect. Not to mention, I don’t like not really knowing what that effect of synthetic ingredients can

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homemade toothpaste recipe

I am loving this first toothpaste recipe! When I had my metal fillings replaced, I had no idea that what they were replacing it with would make my teeth so sensitive to cold. This has replaced my sensodyne!I’ve updated with 2 additional recipes. recipe 1 2 Tbsp¬†bentonite or¬†kaolin clay 2

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