DIY – Glass and Stainless Steel Cleaner

Make this simple, streak-free DIY Glass and Stainless Steel Cleaner with just a few ingredients. Using essential oils not only cleans very well but keeps you from buying those brand name products with toxic chemicals. Ingredients 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol or vodka 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder 5 drops lemon …

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Don’t Let the Bugs Bite Insect Repellent

Ready to get bugs to stop bothering you but don’t want to use chemicals (DEET) on your body? Try this natural Bug Repellent version. Ingredients 1 small (2-oz) brown or blue glass spray bottle 1 small funnel or mixing cup with pour spout Jojoba oil vegetable glycerin witch hazel 5 drops lemon tea tree essential …

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DIY – Hand Sanitizer Spray

There are plenty of hand sanitizers on the market. They come in spray, gel, and even lotion. But…have you ever looked at some of the ingredients? Make your own homemade hand sanitizer and always have some “on hand”. You can get these items at most store including grocery, health food, pharmacy, and even retail and …

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DIY – Recycling Coffee Grounds

Do you love to garden and have an area at your home? Or maybe some small pots in the windowsill? Gardening is not only relaxing, but can provide free vegetables and herbs. Try one, or all, of our DIYs for gardening with recycled coffee grounds. Add one-half cup of coffee grounds to a gallon bucket …

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Epsom salt…more than just a bath soak

Epsom salt has been used for years for its therapeutic benefits. Although most of us may think of soaking in the bathtub in Epsom salt, there are many uses for it. During the holiday season you may find this very relaxing! Eases stress Relieves muscle tension, pain, and inflammation Promotes restful sleep Detoxifies the body …

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BooBoos and Ouchies…we have the cure

These DIY homemade ice packs are soft, flexible, and comfortable for icing down body aches and pains. They are more comfortable than a bag of frozen peas and mold better to your body. In addition, you know there are no crazy chemical ingredients, just a few common household items.            Natural, Flexible Ice Packs   Supplies 1 quart …

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Heat me up with rice socks!

We now know that heated blankets and heating pads release extremely high levels of EMFs (Electro Magnetic Fields). Anything that gives off electricity gives off EMFs, which have been proven to disrupt the body’s natural “flow” and can suppress the immune system. Rather than test this on yourself, try the rice sock method.   DIY Natural …

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