Category: Wellness

  • Dandelion Moisturizer

    Dandelion Moisturizer

    So why do I choose to incorporate dandelions as well as tallow and coconut oil in my skincare? Well, believe it or not, dandelions have wonderful benefits for the skin. When applied to the skin, the extract of the dandelion acts as an antibacterial, germicide and anti-fungal ingredient. Dandelions help detox the skin, clearing out…

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  • Dandelion Lavender Salve

    Dandelion Lavender Salve

    If you’ve been following my latest posts, you may have noticed I’ve been all about the dandelions lately. And why not? They’re plentiful and they’re free. So why not put them to good use? I’ve been busy getting my raised garden beds ready for Spring. With that comes a lot of digging in the dirt,…

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  • Yummy Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

    Yummy Vanilla Mint Lip Balm

    Here’s a lovely recipe to make your own deliciously scrumptious (and cost effective I might add) lip balm.  Give it away as gifts for the holidays or keep some for yourself! What you’ll need: 8 Tablespoons Cocout Oil 3 Tablespoons Beeswax 1.5 Tablespoons Pure Vanilla Extract 20 drops Peppermint essential oil Directions: Place beeswax in a double…

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  • Diffuser Jewelry

    Some of you may not know, but I moonlight as a jewelry maker.  I’ve had an entrepreneurial spirit from the time I was 9 years old. I started creating custom clay and beaded jewelry and selling them in local Summer camp stores by the time I was in the fifth grade. In high school, I continued…

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  • Oily Mama

    Say what?!?!?  Yes, my semi-crunchy self has delved into the world of essential oils.  Why?  I’ve dealt with an array of issues for far too many years, and finally said, “there’s got to be another way.”  Tired of the side-effects and debilitating attributes of many things I was taking, that only worked a handful of the…

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  • Homemade Laundry Detergent for Sensitive Skin

    Homemade Laundry Detergent for Sensitive Skin

    Laundry detergent for sensitive skin can be pricey.  And, most of the time it doesn’t quite do it’s job of getting clothing thoroughly clean in my opinion.  I’ve experimented with a few different combos of DIY laundry detergent and have finally come up with a great combo that actually works and does’t irritate those of…

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