CategoryNatural Living

DIY Moisturizing Foaming Hand Soap for Dry, Cracked Skin

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Treat yourself with this moisturizing foaming hand soap to prevent and relieve dry, cracked skin. In the past, I would dread winter because I knew that meant my hands would become extremely dry. They would be dry to the point that I would get cracks in my skin and bleed. It was embarrassing and painful. Thankfully, I recently came across a way to make my own hand soap that prevents dry, cracked skin. And I feel good about my family […]

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DIY Lavender Vanilla Pillow Mist: Relax and Fall Asleep Fast

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I absolutely love using a pillow mist to help me relax and fall asleep fast. I have been using the Sleep Lavender Vanilla Pillow Mist made by Bath & Body Works for a few months. However, since I’m switching all of my conventional products with natural options, this was one of the products at the top of my list. This article includes a recipe and instructions to easily make your own lavender vanilla pillow mist using essential oils. This pillow […]

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Forget Dryer Sheets, Try Alpaca Dryer Balls

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I never thought I would be writing a post about alpaca dryer balls. But, after using them for several months, I am convinced that they are awesome and I will never need to buy dryer sheets again. They cut down on drying time, make your laundry soft, and you can use essential oils to leave your laundry smelling amazing. No artificial fragrances or chemicals here! Why Use Alpaca Dryer Balls? As I mentioned in my post, 6 Proven Reasons to […]

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Elderberry Syrup Vs. Bone Broth: Which is the Best Food to Boost Your Immunity?

elderberry syrup and bone broth

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get through cold and flu season without getting sick? Yes! Well it’s cold and flu season here in Ohio. So, I have been thinking about ways to build up my family’s immune system. Because no one wants to be sick during the Holidays! What I’ve been doing is diffusing purifying essential oils and sipping on bone broth. We all know that bone broth is the go-to choice when you need an immune system […]

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The Best Fluoride Free Toothpaste Brands

the best fluoride free toothpaste

Looking for the best fluoride-free toothpaste? You’ve come to the right place! As people are becoming more aware of the importance of using natural products, the number of toothpaste brands has increased dramatically. There are now over a 100 options for fluoride free toothpaste. There are brands that have gotten creative by using everything from charcoal, to tea tree oil, to clay. But, while it’s great that there are so many options, this makes it difficult to narrow down which […]

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DIY Natural Air Freshener & Disinfectant Spray

nautral air freshener

Hi there! I have been making my own air freshener and disinfectant sprays using natural ingredients. And I will NEVER go back to using store bought versions. I made the switch after I discovered Young Living and began to learn more about how to use essential oils. The oils that came in my starter kit are so useful and versatile that I have used them everyday! One awesome thing that I have learned is that by using essential oils you […]

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The Dangers of CBD Oil: How to Keep Your Child Safe

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CBD oil is becoming a popular option for a variety of health conditions. However, is CBD oil a safe option for kids? Due to its popularity, the number of CBD products has exploded in the last year or two. I’m sure you have seen them…CBD gummies, lotions, coffee, pet treats, patches, etc. They are everywhere! While I support natural and alternative treatments, I always do my research before using a new product. So, I was originally looking into whether CBD oil […]

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Natural Laundry Detergent: The Best DIY Recipe and Store Bought Options

Have you ever read the list of ingredients on the back of your laundry detergent? I see you shaking your head. You probably haven’t because we are led to believe that laundry detergent is a safe product made to clean our clothes and smell good, right? Well, unfortunately those unpronounceable ingredients printed on the back of the laundry bottle can be harmful to your health. Fortunately, there are affordable, easy ways to switch to natural laundry detergent. Laundry Detergent and […]

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6 Proven Reasons to Switch to Natural Cleaning Products

Have you thought about switching to natural cleaning products for your home? Discover six proven reasons why it’s so much better than conventional cleaning. You will want to make the switch today! 1. Cleaner Air in Your Home Some of the most dangerous toxins reside in our cleaning products. For example, researchers at the University of Washington tested a variety of popular household cleaning products. These included products like air fresheners, laundry detergents, and all-purpose cleaners. Many of the products […]

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The Best Way to Get Started with Essential Oils

Hi there! I am so excited that you are interested in getting started with essential oils! I personally have been using natural and nontoxic products since 2013. At that time I was expecting my daughter and wanted to make sure that I was making the best choices for myself and for my growing baby. Ever since then, I have become more interested and passionate about nontoxic products. In addition, I have an autoimmune condition, so I am very sensitive to […]

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