Natural Cleaners – Homemade Orange Oil Cleaner

I love oranges. They're one of my favorite snacks and anything orange scented is on the top of my smelly good stuffs list. Aside from smelling and tasting great, oranges are fantastic to use as natural cleaners. Obviously you don't want to be whipping out an orange and scrubbing … [Read more...]

These Homemade Cleaning Wipes are Simply the Best!

So I confess that I love having something quick to grab when I need to clean up messes, but since we stopped buying paper towels, it has been rather hard to find something that works well but is reusable. We initially moved to only using unpaper towels and we still use them … [Read more...]

8 Home Remedies to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Do you have high blood pressure? If so, you might be tired of taking a handful of medications to lower it. My Dad had hypertension and I can vividly recall him complaining about the medications he had to take each day. Not too many of us were quite as aware back then though so … [Read more...]

Natural Living – Diatomaceous Earth and Why you Should Use It

Have you ever used Diatomaceous Earth? Have you ever even heard of it? If you're like most people, you haven't. Diatomaceous earth or DE is the one of the most common natural substances on the earth yet the vast majority of people don't know it even exists. It's found in … [Read more...]

Homemade Body Wash – All Natural Earl Grey DIY Body Wash

Have you ever made DIY body wash? A lot of people don't actually realize that homemade body wash is incredibly easy to make. I love body wash but these days, the chemicals used in them don't mix well with my body. My only options are to contribute to the chronic pain that I feel … [Read more...]

Herbal Teas – 15 Awesome Benefits of Drinking Herbal Tea

I love a good cup of tea, don't you? To me, it doesn't get much better than spending my morning waking up on the front porch with a good book and hot cup of tea. I've never been much of a coffee drinker, but a fantastic cup of tea? Totally down for that. Most of the teas that I … [Read more...]

Fido Needs Some Love Too! How to Make an Easy DIY Dog Rope Toy

I don't know about your house, but in our home, our dogs are a part of our family. That means that they have their own beds and of course their own dog toys! While we do have a few toys for them that we bought for them (because you can't beat Kong dog toys!), some of their … [Read more...]

Ways to Use Empty Milk Jugs – 14 “New” Uses for Empty Milk Jugs

Saving as much money as possible is a game for me. It isn't that I find it incredibly fun because honestly? Sometimes saving money isn't. It's more of a "how low can I go" type of thing and I'll admit that there are some months where challenging myself in that way is the only … [Read more...]

Natural Cleaning Recipes – 34 Homemade Cleaners for Your Home

  I would love to tell you that I handled it gracefully when I found out that I have multiple chemical sensitivity. I would love to but I can't. The truth is that I felt let down by the very products that we use so often in our lives. I felt that it wasn't fair that other … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Soft Scrub

Buying cleaning supplies can get really expensive, really quickly. At $3.00 or more (average) per bottle, most of us are spending hundreds per year just trying to keep our homes clean. It doesn't make any sense to me. Sure, we all need clean homes, but why are we paying so much … [Read more...]