Love is in the air! So it’s time to whip up those DIY Valentine’s gifts. That doesn’t mean you have to spend a ton of money or time to have the opportunity to gift the loved ones and friends in your life. And you don’t even have to rush off to the store to do […]
DIY Wellness, Home, Health & Beauty
Do It Yourself projects shouldn't strike fear into the hearts of the not-so-crafty. There are plenty of simple, easy-to-follow recipes out there that are great for your family's wellness and even fun to throw together.
And there's nothing like homemade DIY gifts to show that you care. Check out these recipes for great ideas to make for family, friends and yourself!
I made my own little pocket skin protection balm wonder sticks and I named them Boom Sticks in homage to the Boomstick from Army of Darkness. That baby can knock back some Deadites, so I figure it’s gonna be handy to keep our skin above the ole’ wellness line with a protective layer. BOOM! All […]
Homemade Natural Cleaning Products with Essential Oils Getting chemicals out of family homes is one of my biggest driving forces these days. I’m personally driven specifically by getting them out of homes with kids and animals living in them, but, check out this fact: women put an average of more than 500 chemicals in or […]
Today, we’re getting crafty with DIY kitty kick sticks. Lately, we’ve had a socially unacceptable number of cats traipsing through our house. We’re up to about 15 in the last year. But, while you may be thinking I’m on my way to being the crazy(er) cat lady, we’re actually volunteering as foster parents for our […]
Eep! Last minute Christmas gifts time! Christmas is just four days away, but that doesn’t mean you have missed the opportunity to gift the loved ones and acquaintances in your life. And you don’t even have to rush off to the store to do it! Try these nine last minute Christmas gifts this year! 9 Last […]
My girls are weird. They love lozenges. They often fake ticklish throats in an attempt to get them. It’s hilarious and ridiculous all at the same time. Lately, we’ve been making essential oils honey lozenges. I have to be REALLY sure our lozenges are good for them. No chemical ingredients. Many cough drops come filled with […]
My tootsies get tuckered out. The dogs are barkin’ as my uncle used to say. So, I started to support my feet more mindfully. I also became more vigilant about wearing my Danskos (they have great arch support and I already had them due to a broken big toe a few years back). And, I ordered […]
I developed this homemade skin cream based on two of our favorite soothing skin cream recipes. The pure coconut oil was too strong for Bug’s skin, so we cut it with shea butter. It’s perfect for Bug (and her cousins) so I hope you or your kids love it, too! We just rub the cream […]
It’s that time of year in the South apparently. We have a bit of an annoyance issue at our elementary school this year. And, when I asked why I wasn’t told about a certain issue, I was told I should always use precautions and always check at home throughout the school year. Boosted the annoyance […]
Let’s talk about you and …OK, not me, you and your special friend. 🙂 There are some amazing homemade lube recipes out there that use essential oils. But not so much on the water-based lube, the condom-safe variety. So, when I finally found a recipe I liked, I added the essential oils to spice it […]