Homemade Lemongrass Body Wash

Patricia at SheKnows has a very simple recipe for Lemongrass Body Wash that only uses lemongrass essential oil and 3 other ingredients. Lemongrass has a wonderful citrus scent and is invigorating.  This body wash is thinner than commercial body washes but it works really well. Quick and easy recipe. Click on the Homemade Lemongrass Body Wash […]

Homemade Lavender & Vanilla Facial Scrub

Rebecca of Camp Wander brings us this wonderful recipe for a Lavender and Vanilla infused facial scrub.  It uses Lavender essential oil and Vanilla extract. There are just 5 ingredients that you combine so it’s a quick and easy recipe to make.  It’s also very economical compared to the cost of commercial facial scrubs.  It’s […]

How To Make Homemade Moisturizing Baby Shampoo

  This is an amazingly simple recipe for a 100% natural, organic, safe and easy to make baby shampoo developed by Sara at It doesn’t contain the questionable ingredients found in commercial baby shampoo like lauryl sulfate, parabens and other preservatives.  Instead of paying $10 to $15 for a 12 ounce bottle of commercial  […]

Easy Natural Bathtub Scrub with Essential Oils

This is a post by Amanda of Natural Living Mama.  She tells an interesting story of trying to clean her bathtub with commercial cleaning products.  She would try to avoid breathing  in the chemicals so that she wouldn’t have an  asthma attack. Later she decided to develop a non-toxic method of cleaning. She came up with […]

How to Use Essential Oils the Right Way

Mary of Sipp and Om discusses 3 different ways to use essential oils:  Applying the essential oil to you skin, Inhaling the essential oil and Ingesting the essential oil.  There’s a very good explanation of the role of carrier oils and how they help to safely use essential oils ~ whether you’re putting them on […]

Homemade Moisturizing Citrus Hand Cream

This is a recipe for a moisturizing citrus hand cream by Patricia of  It will help your hands recover in all seasons, especially in the harsh, dry winter.  Patricia uses a variety of moisturizing ingredients.  Thanks to orange essential oil it also has a wonderful citrus scent. The recipe uses a microwave to melt  the Shea butter, […]

How to Make a Soothing Joint Ointment Recipe

This is a natural, mentholated ointment created by Tessimae. It helps to relieve aches and pains.  I selected it because it’s a simple and easy recipe. It uses avocado butter, a variety of soothing oils and one other ingredient. Use this ointment for hand, knee, ankle or shoulder pain.  It can also help sooth back […]

22 Health Benefits of Lemons

I love the smell and taste of lemons.  They are fresh and tasty.  But lemons are also extremely healthy.  They have many nutrients that aid everything from digestion to fatigue to anxiety. This article explains how to can use lemons to treat acne, colds and flu, fatigue and more!  Click on the 22 Health Benefits […]

Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter Recipe

If you use coconut oil you know that in the Fall and Winter when temperatures drop, it can solidify.  You can liquify it by holding the container  under hot tap water, placing the container in a pan of water and heating it over low heat or putting it on top of a warm stove. In […]

Spicy Massage Oil Recipe

When you are tired and have achy muscles and joints, there’s nothing like a good massage. It loosens up tight muscles and is very relaxing. What can add to any massage is a good massage oil. This is a simple  and easy recipe for an old spicy massage oil that’s ideal for sore muscles.  It also […]