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  • How to make natural toothpaste

    I hope you get a chance to try this natural toothpaste recipe – It’s fluoride free, and leaves your mouth feeling very fresh and clean. What you’ll need:  1 tbsp Baking soda 1 tbsp Organic extra virgin coconut oil (cold pressed / unrefined) – Coconut oil is better than toothpaste according to this new study. (Plus it leaves your lips nice […]

  • How to care for organic cotton clothes

    I’ve never been a fan of fast-fashion – clothing you wear a few times and then toss because it starts to fall apart. I often buy my clothes at thrift stores or vintage shops, because I love the hunt, and I keep my eyes peeled for well made items that look brand new. I also […]

  • How to make an herbal infused oil {diy dry skin relief}

    There are many herbs that are fantastic for healing & soothing dry skin. Making an infused oil is a great way to extract an herbs medicinal properties. In this post I’m going to show you how to make an herbal infused oil using the solar method. Once finished – you can even use this oil to […]

  • Making hibiscus tea

    I just wanted to take a moment to share one of my favorite drinks to help keep cool in the summertime – iced hibiscus tea. Growing up, I loved drinking Red Zinger tea, which has hibiscus in it ( I was that weird kid who stopped drinking pop when I was 12). Hibiscus is known […]

  • How to wash your Organic Cotton clothes

    If you’re like me, you want to clean your organic cotton clothes in an eco-friendly way, you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg on “natural” laundry soap,  and you’ve read about all of the toxins in laundry detergents and want to get that stuff out of your life. Or maybe you’re allergic to […]

  • Detoxifying your.. laundry detergent?

      It’s a funny thing, detoxifying your life. There’s so much to learn, and it can be really hard to do everything at once. For me, one of the last few things to really dig into and research was laundry detergent. What IS in those conventional laundry detergents anyway, and do they really have to […]

  • Making herbal tinctures

    As I mentioned in my homemade vanilla extract post, I started some tinctures a few weeks ago. Tinctures are highly concentrated liquid extracts of herbs, made by steeping the herb in alcohol, vinegar or vegetable glycerine. They absorb more quickly than other types of remedies, and are often taken by dropper-fulls under the tongue (sometimes […]

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract

    A couple of weeks ago I started a few tinctures and some vanilla extract. I had never made them before, and I was surprised at how easy it was. The hardest part will be the wait, which is about 6 – 8 weeks (or longer, depending on how strong you want ’em).   Tinctures are […]