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3 Natural Beauty Products You Can Make At Home This Weekend

  In this post Krystyn of MindBodyGreen shares 3 recipes for beauty treatments you can make at home.  The advantages of homemade beauty products are: You can use healthy natural ingredients You can avoid all chemicals It will save you money! Krystyn’s 3 homemade beauty product recipes are: Scalp Treatment ~ wonderful oils and other […]

5 Easy Herbs You Can Grow

I love articles by the Herbal Academy of New England because they’re always thorough and well-written. This article discusses 5 easy herbs you can grow, along with the medicinal benefits of each herb. In addition to medicinal benefits, you’ll learn if the herb likes sun or shade, when to sow seeds or plant cuttings, favored […]

How to Make an Immune Boosting Chai Tea Recipe

Masala chai is a drink from India that combines spice-infused black tea with milk and sweetener. It’s a wonderful, warming, spicy drink. Annie of the Herbal Academy of New England shares her recipe for homemade chai. She uses black tea, milk, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, and other ingredients. She also discusses an immune-boosting herb she decided […]

Summer Garden Recipes for Tomatoes and Zucchini

A lot of gardeners have a surplus of tomatoes and zucchini this summer.  This post by Bonnie, the Pin Junkie, shares 10 different recipes that use tomatoes and zucchini.  The recipes include main dishes, side dishes and desserts.  They look really yummy! As she says: “If you’re lucky enough to have a garden, chances are […]

Take the Sting Out of Your Joint Pain with Nettle Tea

  Claire begins her post with: “If you’ve ever brushed by a patch of stinging nettles, or grabbed some unknowingly in your garden, you know the extraordinary discomfort that they can cause (the thought of the feeling alone makes me wince.) Strangely enough, this prickly plant has shown promising evidence as a means of actually relievingdiscomfort, […]

An Old-Fashioned Recipe for Root Beer

Original old-fashioned root beer was made with roots, berries, flowers, bark, leaves and spices. This recipe by Jenny includes traditional ingredients like sassafras root bark, sarsaparilla root, licorice root, ginger root, juniper berries and more. She shares a site where she buys most of the ingredients. Jenny explains how to simmer the ingredients, create a […]

How to Make a Pain Relief Tea For Aches, Pain, and Inflammation

Caitlin created this tea and uses it when she has back pain or other inflammatory pain. The recipe uses all–natural herbs, spices and other ingredients. These ingredients have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, pain-reducing, immune-strengthening, and anti-spasmodic properties. Very nice home remedy and it works for Caitlin. Click on the How to Make a Pain Relief Tea For […]

66 Fire Pit and Outdoor Fireplace Ideas

Are you thinking about adding a fire pit or outdoor fireplace to your back yard or patio this year? In this article, Watson Hawkins shares 66 fire pit and outdoor fireplace ideas that may help you.  Some of the pictures are really amazing. You can build fire pits. You can also buy then and set […]

A Truly Amazing Homemade Acne Treatment

Poppy suffered from adult acne and wanted to create a nature acne remedy. After doing some research, she decided to use a particular herb  because it’s antiseptic, antibacterial, and reduces skin inflammation and redness. Poppy explains how to use this herb to make a simple, skin remedy for acne. She applied it to the problems […]

DIY Making Your Own Spice Mixtures

This post is a spice mix gold mine!  Staci of Cobble Hill Farm makes her own spice mixes.  Great example of DIY in the kitchen. When you make your own spice blends you can control the amount of individual spices you use.  You can also make a smaller batch if that’s what you need.  Great […]