DIY Citronella Candles – Easy Natural Mosquito Repellent

Warmer weather will be here before you know it and when warmer weather comes so do the mosquitos. With all of the different things that mosquitoes are carrying these days, the last thing any of us want is to get bit. For my family though, commercial mosquito repellents simply … [Read more...]

This DIY Mouthwash Will Make Your Mouth Sing!

Have you looked at the back of a bottle of commercial mouthwash lately? In case you haven't, the simple answer is that what you're putting into your mouth is chock full of chemicals that I personally don't want to be putting anywhere near my mouth. The chemicals in traditional … [Read more...]

18 Essential Oils for Diabetes

Diabetes is close to my heart and unfortunately, my own home. Most of my family is diabetic and I received my own diabetes diagnosis around a year ago. While it can be treated conventionally, that wasn't a route I wanted to go unless I absolutely had to. I don't like chemicals … [Read more...]

How to Make a Homemade Heating Pad

I may only be in my 30's but for the longest time I lived with chronic pain that was so bad that some days I could barely walk. It took a lot of work to get rid of that pain including making our home almost entirely natural and taking a natural health approach to how we were … [Read more...]

DIY Bedwetting Relief Cream

Bedwetting is one of those huge problems that no one talks about. For some kids, it's lack of correct potty training. For others it is a health issue and for some, its caused by a psychological issue. My Emma had the issue until she was five or so. For me, I tried everything that … [Read more...]

Home Remedies for the Flu + a Flu Fighting Essential Oil Blend {14 Ways to Treat the Flu Naturally}

School being back in session signals not only the end of summer, but also that flu season is right around the corner. If you're like me, you don't want to spend a ton of money on over the counter treatments that are filled with chemicals that don't really do your body any good. … [Read more...]

DIY Lavender Sleep Balm

When I was younger, it wasn't uncommon for my Mom to find me still awake at 2 a.m. and unable to sleep. Now, at 34 years old, I am still heavily prone to those same issues. Up until this past year, it wasn't unusual for me to watch the sunrise each morning or to go 24-36 hours … [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...]

Flaxseed Benefits: 8 Reasons You Should Be Eating Flaxseed Everyday

When we realized that my chronic pain was somewhat tied to my diet, the first thing we did was to make the needed changes in our diet. Not only did we start eating much better, but I also made a point of adding things that we had never had before to our diets. Flaxseed was one of … [Read more...]

Woman Heal Thyself…{Or How I am Treating Chronic Pain and More Naturally}

When I posted my homemade floor cleaner recipe yesterday, I told you a bit about my health. In case you missed it, I'll give you a run down here. I warn you. This post is longer than any I've ever written, but it needs to be that way to tell you everything and to explain how I'm … [Read more...]