Natural Dryer Sheets For Your Laundry!

I am not a huge fan of store bought dryer sheets for a number of reasons.  I think they are seriously a waste of money and create a huge amount of unnecessary trash.  Not to mention the very fake smell left behind on my clothes, as well as the questionable chemicals involved.  Natural News discusses several health problems associated with dryer sheets if you want to learn more about this particular issue.  I found a ton of recipes online for homemade dryer sheets but a large number of them use store bought fabric softener.  I have the same … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Crafts: Egg Shell Candles

My family buys their eggs from a small, local farmer and come spring, the chickens are laying a LOT of eggs!  Eggs are a great way to get more protein without actually increasing your meat consumption.  However, what do you do with all the eggshells that are left over after breakfast?  I will frequently use them in the garden to deter slugs or just toss them in the compost bin but there are a lot of creative ways to use them to decorate your house.  Making Egg Shell Candles is one of the easy Easter crafts that I enjoy because it is also a … [Read more...]

Natural Beauty: Get your feet flip flop ready with a simple scrub

Since I live in the south, I spend over 6 months out of the year in sandals and flip flops.  In fact, I have already started wearing them with the unusually warm spring weather we are having this year! There is no reason to be self conscious if you have less than perfect looking feet!  There are a number of natural beauty products on the market to help you put your best foot forward this summer!  Don't have a lot of money to spend on expensive foot care products?  Not a problem!  One natural beauty product you can easily make from ingredients … [Read more...]