Reindeer Noses DIY Gift Idea

One of my Emma's favorite Christmas songs is Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. She loves all things reindeer so when it came time for her to make DIY gifts for her friends this Christmas, I found the perfect one for her. This Reindeer Noses Gift Idea is perfect for kids to put … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Tree Light Bulb Ornament

One of the best things about Christmas is spending time with your family, but another part of that is the baking and decorating and crafts that the Christmas season brings with it. Each year, Emma and I gather our craft supplies and make DIY Christmas ornaments, cookies and more. … [Read more...]

DIY Lavender Lip Scrub

So I have this addiction. It's not the type of addiction that most people would consider an actual addiction, but I am addicted none the less. It isn't an addiction that harms anyone at all although it can be harmful to my budget if I allow it to be. Hi. My name is Stacy and … [Read more...]

Homemade Raspberry Sugar Scrub

In my quest to really cut down on our expenses this year, one of the things that I had to re-think were the beauty products that I kept in the house. Needless to say, I came right back to this homemade raspberry sugar scrub recipe. I originally posted this in late 2013, but since … [Read more...]

23 All Natural Homemade Beauty Recipes

If there is one thing that 2015 has taught me, it's that I really, really like making my own products versus buying them. I've always known that but it didn't really sink in that I actually do enjoy it until this year. This year, we've made a big effort to go chemical free in our … [Read more...]

Homemade Healing Lotion for Dry Skin

*scratches back* Oh hiiiii! Sorry, I was just itching my back. My skin is so dry some days that it is really scary. Well at least it used to be. I had tried every single lotion that was marketed as "deep repair" or for "severe dry skin" and let me tell you. Not a single one … [Read more...]

10 Must Have Natural First Aid Items

2015 has been a year of changes for our family and one of the biggest was that we pretty well walked away from most chemicals in our home. Sure, we still have a few left that we have to work on, but for the most part, we are a chemical free home. This means we use all natural … [Read more...]

DIY Orange Sugar Scrub

I've spent so much money on beauty items in the past and I'm sure most of you have too. In fact, beauty products can be one of the most expensive items out there. When we started removing chemicals from our house, the products used in our bathroom were some of the first ones that … [Read more...]

Cleaning Freebies Anyone? Huge Holiday Deal from ePantry!

Earlier this year, we started making a hard effort to get rid of the chemicals in our life. We've been working on becoming more self-reliant over the last couple of years but for some reason, we just hadn't made the leap to really getting everything harsh out of our home until a … [Read more...]

Oatmeal and Lavender Bath Bombs

One of my favorite things to do after a long and stressful day is to soak in the tub. There's just something about warm water and a good, calming scent to let the stress melt away and relaxation set in. I don't like commercial bath products though. In fact, I actually have an … [Read more...]