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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homemade laundry detergent recipe

1 bar soap (ZOTE, Fels-Naptha, Ivory) 1 cup of washing soda 1 cup of borax You can use a hand grater for the bar soap, but I feel like I am tasting it when I do that, which is very unpleasant, so I started putting mine in a food processor

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Necklace with peridot, sterling silver and seed beads

So, no, this is not a how to post. I’m getting ready to open an etsy store and this will be the first necklace that I will have for sale. It’s one of my favorites. I love the spring-time green of the peridot with the contrast of the gunmetal Japanese

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homemade calcium carbonate

In my posts about making tooth powders and toothpaste, I list calcium carbonate as an ingredient. Don’t wanna buy it? You can make it yourself! Directions I prefer farm-fresh, free-range eggs. Use your eggs as you normally would. I rinse off the egg white left over first and then store

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make your own wool dryer balls

Go here for pictures detailing these steps… make your own wool dryer balls – take two I have to say, I was really surprised at how well these worked, I don’t think I really expected it to. There was less static and my laundry was really fluffy. And these are

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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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buckwheat zucchini pancakes recipe

Ingredients 1/3 cup milk – I used my homemade almond milk 2 cups chopped zucchini 2 large eggs or equivalent egg substitute 1/4 t salt (optional) 2 T sugar or other sweetener, to taste 1/4 t ground cinnamon 1/4 t ground ginger 1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour – I made the flour for this

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gluten-free rosemary crackers recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup gluten-free flour of your choice – I used Bob’s Red Mill GF All Purpose Baking Flour. Of course, you could always use whole wheat flour or regular all purpose flour 1/2 cup almond meal (flour) – I used the left-over almond meal from the almond milk I

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homemade butter

So, I made butter for the first time today using my vitamix.  It was so good! There’s nothing like fresh food!  

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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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