Not so long ago, I discovered that you can make your own natural makeup at home. As it turns out, it’s not even that hard: it’s a DIY project that turns into a fun girls’ day for us. We are using mica powder, zinc oxide, and activated charcoal to make our own natural mascara, lip tints, and powders. Basically they are ground minerals that are naturally occurring in the earth. The bonus is that minerals can be beneficial to your skin.
Do you love to diffuse? Just getting started? Here are some great tips to help you get started and even to find the perfect essential oil diffuser for your needs.
Here’s how to make your own herbal bath tea. Herbal bathing with this recipe is perfect to help you relax so you can get to sleep easier (and stay asleep).
This Southwest Grilled Chicken recipe has become a fast family favorite since I began making it. It tastes great, is easy to make, and is nutritious, too!
Here are 6 easy ways to detox and cleanse your body, and they’re simple things you can do every single day. You’ll feel better and be healthier!
I’m often asked how I make essential oil roller bottles (which people call “potions” or “mixes” just as often). Here are tips so that you can make your own!
The spa experience offers the beauty of solitude. You cannot become all you can be without solitude. Solitude opens the door and window to wonder.
These homemaking truths speak to the homemaker’s heart and are a resounding reminder of what we should embrace and where are priorities truly are.
Here are some tips to start the school year so your family can thrive, battling the back-to-school chaos and stress together.
Ever make your own lip balm? One of my favorite ways to get great all natural lip balm is to make it myself…and thanks to the kit I discovered, that’s easier than ever.
From your sheets and mattress, to the way you position your fans, here are 12 tricks to help you survive hot summer nights without air conditioning.
How do you keep kids learning over the summer? Here are 8 ways to foster lifelong learning (and have fun doing it!).
Kick back and enter our back-to-school giveaway for moms, full of over $250 worth of all-natural products to salute the important work you do and to help you deal with the stress of the season.
I started using essential oils many years ago, but it’s been a journey for me. Here’s my story…and the mistakes I made (to hopefully spare you!).
Some homemakers happen to know a lot more about keeping a home than others. A mother, grandmother, or big sister might have taught you everything you needed to know. You might have professional cleaning lady or chef experience.
It’s our job as parents to raise good adults. Here are my favorite positive parenting resources to help you accomplish that.
Here are 5 simple and dirt-cheap homemade produce washes to help you keep the chemicals off your food (and also an easy guide to help you).
Here are 11 tips to help make summer travel easier with kids…so fear not, when it comes to the thought of traveling with your family! Savor the memories!
Here are 6 steps to a naturally clean home that will assure a non-toxic environment and will not make you lose your mind. Promise!
Note from Ann: Happy Summer! Or, it’s actually summer now in Indiana on the calendar, though it’s felt like summer for quite a few weeks! Sew Grown Essential Oil Clutch (with Free Shipping) OK, so this isn’t a KOTH affiliate or special coupon code, but I found this the other day and had to share it! What a …
Yes, you can avoid the nasty chemicals and treat and prevent bug bits naturally. Here’s how…and it’s not as hard as you might think!
What is Moringa? Thanks to A Healthy Leaf and the opportunity to do a product review, I found out all about it, including what great benefits it offers.
Note from Ann: Hope this finds you enjoying summertime as much as we are: time outside and with family and enough lack of structure to drive a mama nearly crazy… Cinnamon Natural Tooth Powder by SoWell Free from fluoride and other nasty chemicals that we usually scrub our teeth and sensitive gums with, this toothpaste will not only …
How do you take control of your mood when life gets in the way and distracts you from your focus?