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Homemade Natural Bentonite Clay Toothpaste DIY Recipe

Homemade Bentonite Clay Toothpaste

I have been making my own toothpaste with basically the same recipe for years now. When I received bentonite clay at Christmas though, I decided I wanted to experiment with it. First I made the Bentonite Clay Face Mask,…

4 Natural DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

4 DIY Air Fresheners for Your Home

Today I have a guest post for you from Barry, a writer from London who knows a thing or two about essential oils.   Who doesn’t like a fresh and calming smell lingering around their home? We all do, yet…

The Best Essential Oils for Women + Tackling Taboos

The Best Essential Oils for Women + Tackling Taboos

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and as such I thought it would be a good time to schedule a female-specific “Essential Oils for…” post. Some women have particular health concerns relating to menstruation and all that comes with it and…

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

Brad jumped on the wearable activity tracker bandwagon back in November. While I appreciate the fitness tracker, food log, heart rate chart, and smart coach features, what I am most interested in is the sleep tracking. With his tracker, not…

Aphrodisiac Massage Oil and Lotion Bars DIY Recipe

Aphrodisiac Massage Oil and Lotion Bars

Next week is Valentine’s Day, and I have got the perfect gift for you to give your partner. It’s homemade, natural, and something you can both enjoy together. Here are the recipes for the Aphrodisiac Massage Oil and Lotion Bars.…

Homemade Stomach Soother Massage Oil DIY Recipe

DIY Stomach Soother: Essential Oil Blend for Digestive Upset

I’m over at Red and Honey talking about the dreaded upset stomach and eight different causes of digestive woes. Then I have a recipe for this Stomach Soother Massage Oil for you. Use it alongside the other helpful strategies I outline…

Natural Sweater Freshening Spray DIY Recipe

Natural Sweater Freshening Spray DIY

I don’t know what the reason is, but my sweaters always seem to smell worse than my t-shirts and tank tops do during each of their respective seasons. It makes no sense to me because I’m always freezing cold in…

Homemade Natural Vapor Rub DIY Recipe

Natural Vapor Rub DIY for Coughs and Colds

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed your holidays. I’m back at home – made it through my travel and limited internet unscathed. It was so wonderful to get to see and celebrate with my family. And the forced unplugging…

Homemade Natural Aftershave for Men DIY Recipe

Homemade Natural Aftershave for Men

The month is November, but for some it is also Movember. Brad is participating for the first time this year. All three of his grandfathers had prostate cancer, two losing their lives to it. We support this movement to spread…

5 Trustworthy Resources for DIY Natural Products

5 Trustworthy Resources for DIY Natural Products

You can find a website saying pretty much anything you want online. Especially in the natural health and wellness realms I come across a lot of nonsense and even some potentially unsafe suggestions. It’s hard to know who is reliable…