There are many natural remedies for strep throat. My mother raised me sipping on a mixture of vinegar, water, and honey at the first sign of sore throat. I still use vinegar when I am unable to access my homeopathic remedies. Everyone’s immune system is different and results vary. I have a few remedies that I advise friends and family to take for strep. The […]
Looking for a homemade anti wrinkle cream? This homemade anti wrinkle cream is easy to make and inexpensive. Now that I am in my 30’s I am thinking about wrinkles. I don’t have that many, but they emerge from time to time, especially around my eyes. I know I need to nourish my skin more. What to buy? Lately I have no clue, even organic […]
I went with the boys to EcoFest last Saturday. There was a great turnout. We arrived around 10 am and the place was already packed. The event was held at The Learning Gate Community School . I have been wanting to check out this charter school for some time. I have great interest in sending my boys here if I do not homeschool. This school is […]
I have decided to do a little no sugar diet for 2 weeks. What? Crazy I know. What sparked all this? A Facebook page I found this morning. This woman cut out sugar for 8 weeks and had amazing results. Here is her fb page. She suffered from hypoglycemia and an auto-immune disease. I have these same issues in some form or another. Check […]
Lactogenic beverages are great for mothers that are nursing. These beverages promote healthy lactation and help to nourish the mother and baby.
Pour boiling water onto 1 heaping teaspoon of oatmeal flakes in a mug. Add a pinch of powdered cinnamon and ginger, or other spices. Sweeten w/ honey, maple syrup, or other natural sweetener if desired. The grain and spice will sink to the […]
This is my mother’s great sore throat home remedy. It works wonders on a sore throat. I have used this home remedy for over 15 years successfully.
1 T Raw Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
1 T Raw honey
8 ounces filtered water
~Warm up the water on the stove- to your preference. Pour and let cool in mug. Add vinegar and honey. Stir. Sip throughout the day. I also […]
How to make homemade laundry detergent. Come watch this great video and see how easy and economical it is. Here is the recipe:
Home-Made Laundry Detergent
1 Fels Naptha soap bar, grated <—I used a Zote soap bar this time
1 cup washing soda
1/2 cup borax
Grate the soap bar into a large saucepan. Cover with hot water. Cook over medium heat until the soap completely dissolves.
Put washing […]
My sister is having her 4th baby any day. I know I have posted this a few times now, but really any day. She had a surprise baby shower on Saturday and received a beautiful hand-made country baby cradle. These pictures tell the whole story. It fits perfectly with her country home, country life, and soon to be country baby. We can’t wait for […]
Today I was talking to one of my college friends about resources in her area for Real Food. She’s thinking about including more real foods in her family’s diet (she has 2 small children). We talked about how important it is for our kids to eat healthy fats daily. Where are these healthy fats coming from? One of the first things I recommend is Raw […]