Archives for June 2014

3 Ways to Make a Healing Mash for Dogs with Diarrhea & Gas

If your dog develops gas and diarrhea, a bland diet can sometimes soothe his GI system. In this article, Claire shares 3 different Healing Mash recipes that can help your dog if he has these problems. There are 4 ingredients in the recipes that have different properties: high fiber (firms the stool), absorbs water (firms […]

Top 10 Essential Oils – Thieves Oil

Thieves Oil is an essential oil blend made up of clove, lemon, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus and rosemary. It has a lot of beneficial health properties: antiviral, antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antifungal. It fights parasites, infections and inflammation. Thieves Oil is a variation on 4 Thieves Vinegar which has a storied history going back to the Middle […]

Simply Awesome 4th of July Strawberries

These are really fantastic red, white and blue 4th of July strawberries. Mindy explains the simple recipe that uses just 2 ingredients in addition to the strawberries. I think these strawberries are so bright and festive! They perfect for your 4th of July barbecue. Click on the Simply Awesome 4th of July Strawberries link below […]

12 Fruits and Vegetables That Last for Months

Only 48% of the fresh produce grown in the U.S.  is eaten.  The rest ends up in landfills or the compost piles. To reverse this statistic in your home, the key is to shop smarter.  This article shares a list of the healthiest fresh produce that lasts for months. For example, carrots are on the […]

How to Make Perfect Body Butter Bars

  You need just 3 ingredients for these body butter bars and they only take 10 minutes to make. One ingredient is a plant-based butter that smells yummy and absorbs quickly into the skin. The second ingredient is a popular, aromatic, virgin oil. The last ingredient is a particular wax. The method couldn’t be easier: […]

Easy 5-Step Window Box Tutorial

This is a neat article by Amy. She explains how to make a window flower box from start to finish in 5 steps. One interesting thing she does is use 3 different varieties of plants with different qualities (sounds confusing but makes sense when you read her tutorial). You’ll learn about different flower boxes that […]

10 Ultimate Summer Popsicle Recipes!

Da Nelle hit a home run with this post. She includes recipes for 10 different popsicles. The ingredients are healthy and all-natural. On a hot summer day, both kids and adults will enjoy these homemade popsicles. There are recipes for: Key Lime Pie Pops Peach Lavender Pops Banana Colada Pops Strawberry Shortcake Pops Cucumber Mint […]

40 {MORE} Uses and Recipes For My 4 Favorite Oils

Jillee’s 4 favorite essential oils are lavender, lemon, melaleuca, and peppermint. In this article, she shares a printable chart that lists 10 uses and recipes for each of the 4 essential oils. The chart is Really helpful! Click on the 40 {MORE} Uses and Recipes For My 4 Favorite Oils link below to read the […]

How to Grow Ginger at Home

I really enjoyed this article by Tanya. She explains two different methods for growing ginger at home. Her first attempt was planned and the second attempt was happenstance. In the end she had a beautiful Ginger plant. To find out which method worked for Tanya, click the How to Grow Ginger at Home link below. […]

55 Patriotic Recipes & Ideas

The 4th of July is approaching  so I thought I’d feature this timely post by Mrs. Happy Homemaker. She’s collected a wide variety of patriotic recipes and ideas that you can use for your holiday parties and cookouts. If you see an idea you like, just click on the picture and you’ll be transferred to a […]