Category Archives: How To

Greener Homemade Disinfecting Wipes Without the Harmful Chemicals!

I know we’ve all seen the commercials claiming to kill 99.9% of germs on your surfaces. Like a magic pill to keep your family healthy during cold and flu season… I personally don’t buy into this philosophy and know that we need to be exposed to germs so our bodies can build up their natural immunity. For […]

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How to Use Gelatin for Egg Replacement

Many of my readers are following the autoimmune protocol (AIP), which requires elimination of eggs. There are also a number of you who cannot tolerate eggs at all, which makes certain recipes a no-go. This post is for you! I am able to tolerate eggs in small amounts. I tolerate raw eggs much better than […]

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Essential Oils for Oral Wellness (and a DIY mouthwash recipe)

Dental care is one of those necessary evils we all face. I mean, who really LIKES to go to the dentist? Not me. One of the best ways to make going to the dentist a bit better is to take care of your teeth and gums. With dental care, preventive care is the best route. And […]

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Top 10 Natural Home Remedies for Sunburn Itch and Pain

We’ve all been there, hanging by the pool or at the beach and you get a little too much sun. Yes, we take precautions, wear our natural sunscreen, but let’s face it sometimes you just get a sunburn. It’s a fact of life. As the mother of a fair skinned child with red hair, it […]

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Lightweight, Non-Greasy Homemade Lotion Recipe: Perfect for Summer!

With warmer weather coming, I like to trade in my heavier body butter for more of a lightweight, non-greasy homemade lotion. Because, let’s face it, when you’re spending more time outside, you need a lighter lotion that moisturizes without leaving you feeling greasy. For those with sensitive skin (like myself) using heavier lotions and body butters in […]

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