• Monoi de Tahiti Shea Salve

    What I really need right now is a vacation. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to the utter disappointment you face when you snap back into reality from your daydream to realize that it just Ain’t. Gonna. Happen. I know.  It’s rough.  We’re in this together. That longing of …

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  • Bar Soap To-Go

    You guys.  I’m really excited to SHARE my latest creation with you…  (Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post!) Bar Soap To-Go! The inspiration for this portable bar soap was actually my workplace. (My workplace outside the home, that is).   It has some of the most …

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  • Easy, No-Sew Upcycled Wool Cozies

    The other day, I was running behind for an appointment that I really wanted to take a mug of tea to.  I had made my tea in a mason jar, and it was still too crazy hot to carry. Crap.  I have to leave RIGHT NOW. So, I grabbed a …

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  • A Recipe for DIY Ruby-Colored Lip Tint

    Charming Alkanet Root.  The star of this lovely lip tint. If you’re like me, you can’t be bothered with make-up, but sometimes, a little lip tint goes a long way, and can be just what you need to enhance your natural radiance.  Gotta love those kitchen cosmetics!  Alkanet is a …

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  • Treating Fevers Naturally

    I was indoctrinated my whole life that fevers are scary and hapless occurrences that need to be managed and done away with. Now that I am grown, and in charge of the care of not only myself and my child, (and my husband too– ladies, who am I fooling here? …

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How to Make Beeswax Cloth

There are a lot of benefits of keeping your own bees, and the wax obtained is honestly one of my favorite perks!  Rendering (so to speak) the wax into something usable is my least favorite task, but the gorgeous, yellow-hued, sweet-smelling reward of fresh beeswax is so, so worth it. …

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Monoi de Tahiti Shea Salve

What I really need right now is a vacation. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to the utter disappointment you face when you snap back into reality from your daydream to realize that it just Ain’t. Gonna. Happen. I know.  It’s rough.  We’re in this together. That longing of …

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One-Minute Mayonnaise

There are two clear winners in this one-minute mayonnaise:  Avocado oil and an immersion blender. Seriously, this is the easiest, fastest, and one of the most healthy homemade mayo recipes out there.  Trust me.  I’ve checked. No warming ingredients to room temperature No slowly drizzling things together No ‘breaking it’ …

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Sunburn Relief Spray

Sunburn Relief Spray Gosh darn it. I knew this glorious, scorcher-of-a-day was too good to be true! Today  I had company to occupy the children, so I took full advantage of my semi-free time to get dirty!  I accomplished a lot in the garden, but the sun has left his …

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Electronic Baby Book DIY

Well, here I am with my bi-monthly blog post! While that is certainly not the goal, that is what my posts are shaping up to be lately. It won’t be like this forever, so just roll with it. I do. Sweet Toddler and I are recovering from an awesome stomach …

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Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

OK, new rule:  No one is allowed to say the words “poop” or “sleep” around me right now. ‘Cuz those are my buzzwords, and I might just flip out.  Ninja style. It’s easy to see from my “new rule”  that I may be in a little over my head right …

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Bar Soap To-Go

You guys.  I’m really excited to SHARE my latest creation with you…  (Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post!) Bar Soap To-Go! The inspiration for this portable bar soap was actually my workplace. (My workplace outside the home, that is).   It has some of the most …

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Easy, No-Sew Upcycled Wool Cozies

The other day, I was running behind for an appointment that I really wanted to take a mug of tea to.  I had made my tea in a mason jar, and it was still too crazy hot to carry. Crap.  I have to leave RIGHT NOW. So, I grabbed a …

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Holiday Footprint Crafts

The holidays are such a busy time of year! It’s important to me to make sure I take time out to make a special craft with the kiddos, no matter how busy and hectic things get.  I usually try for an ornament, but this year since it is our first …

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Calming Herbal Tea Blend

  I have an infant and a toddler.  It’s safe to say that I may or may not be certifiably “bat-shit-crazy.” Labels aside; one thing’s for certain– there are times in my day, (or heck, my whole day–I’m not gonna lie,) that I need I a physical or mental break.  …

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