34 DIY Natural Air Fresheners You Can Make

Commercial air fresheners, sprays and some candles contain chemicals and artificial scents and colorants that can be harmful. John of Homemade Home Ideas has collected 34 DIY natural air fresheners. You’ll find gel air fresheners, herbal and fruit simmer pots, homemade potpourri, natural scented sprays and MORE! Click on the 34 DIY Natural Air Fresheners […]

Homemade Peppermint Massage Bars Recipe

This is a recipe for peppermint massage bars by Marie of Humblebee & Me.  Peppermint bars are perfect for soothing sore, achy muscles. The massage bar uses just 3 essential oils so it’s easy and inexpensive to make.  Peppermint oil is paired with another cooling essential oil.  The third essential oil increases circulation.  The massage […]

Medicine You Can Grow at Home & Tips on How To Get Started

This is a process you might find helpful next Spring. Andrea of Frugally Sustainable explains the planning process she goes  through for her medicinal herb garden each Spring. Here are some of the topics she covers: 17 medicinal herbs she’ll be growing Helpful books about herbs How to calculate when to start herb seeds Which organic seed […]

10 Anti-aging Ingredients to Add to Your Morning Smoothie

I like smoothies because they are a quick and easy way to combine healthy and tasty ingredients.  You can have a healthy breakfast every morning without cooking a thing.  Lindsay of My Thirty Spot shares 10 different anti-aging ingredients that you can add to your smoothies for an additional, healthy boost. She explains the health […]

How to Make a Calming Lavender Vanilla Relaxation Salve

It’s hard to not feel stressed out at times. Work demands can be draining. Family responsibilities are never-ending. Since stress can lead to health problems and insomnia, it’s important to reduce anxiety. This is Lisa’s recipe for a calming lavender vanilla relaxation salve. Lavender has stress-relieving properties and vanilla reduces anxiety. It’s an exceptionally easy […]

Soothing Cucumber Eye Gel Recipe

Cucumbers are alkaline and high in vitamin C.  They are also anti-inflammatory.  Becca of  the Dabb List shares her recipe for a soothing cucumber eye gel. It is a super simple and inexpensive recipe that uses just 2 ingredients.  I LOVE simple recipes.  After mixing the cucumber eye gel, you apply it under and around […]

How to Make Herbal Infused Honey

This article is PACKED with great information! Jerica of the Create, Sustain and Flow site first explains how to infuse honey with herbs. Since she recommends using raw honey, she does not suggest using a stove top infusion. Heat of any sort destroys the good properties of raw honey. She then shares two different methods […]

Homemade Hydrating Body Mist Recipe

Marie of Humblebee & Me has created a hydrating body mist that can help dry skin. It’s easy to make and  has a refreshing citrus and floral scent. One thing I liked about this recipe is that Marie used an essential oil I had never heard of before. It has a lemony fragrance and is […]

Stress Relief Body Cream Recipe & Tutorial

Stress can have a terrible impact on us. Amanda shares her recipe for a stress relief body cream. This is a wonderfully thick and rich body cream that uses a variety of stress-relieving essential oils. The combination of oils, beeswax, with rosewater and other ingredients whips up to an amazingly thick cream. It’s also an […]

30+ Beautiful Container Gardens

This is a terrific post on the Midwest Living site.  They feature 30+ different ideas for beautiful container gardens. If you click on “View All” on their site, you can see all of the 30+ different container gardens.  Then if you click on any of the pictures, you’ll get more information. Very nice post with […]