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Homemade Bubble Bath

By | May 7, 2014

  Image by oleg, We’ve always been big fans of bubble baths. However, I’m not a big fan of the long list of ingredients on the bottle. Solution? Make your own! Kid Approved/Mom Friendly Bubble Bath ½ cups Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (or another natural liquid soap) 1 egg white That’s it! Mix it together Read More

DIY Body Butter

By | April 29, 2014

By Ashlee Bradshaw, Contributor Writer Our skin is our largest organ, it is the first thing people see when they look at us, so people tend to want to keep good care of it. The problem with skin care products today, is that many of them contain toxic chemicals that are actually doing more harm Read More

Kefir Ranch Dressing

By | April 29, 2014

By Robyn, Contributing Writer One of the first things I switched to making solely from scratch was salad dressing.  It was a very easy, early switch to make.  The store brands are loaded with junk that I didn’t want to consume and making your own is so simple.  I’m embarrassed to say before I started Read More

Homemade Sausage: with a hidden superfood

By | April 22, 2014

  There are many reasons why you might want to DIY sausage with all homemade ingredients. It may be difficult to find pastured sausage, it may be more expensive, or you may be trying to avoid sugar which is in many sausages. Or…because you want to hide liver in it. Liver has a lot of Read More

DIY Snack Bags

By | April 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Kat. Kat is a self proclaimed “red-neck country wife” to one wonderfully amazing man, mother to many outrageous children, daughter of the ONE Glorious God. Learning to be more self-reliant & self-sufficient in a semi-homemade, homesteading way! How many bags (baggies) do you go through each and every Read More

Making Postpartum ‘Padsicles’ (Plus Bonus Perineum Healing Spray!)

By | April 18, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Karli Von Herbulis who lives just outside of Baltimore, MD with her husband Matt and their daughter, Hallelujah, born January 2014! She is the blogger behind Feed Me, Mama, as well as the co-author of Set Apart: Becoming a Woman of Virtue in a Modern World. She is passionate about natural Read More

How to Make Postpartum Teas for After-Birth Pain and Depression

By | April 16, 2014

Image Credit The moments and days following birth are some of the most special memories a momma can have. I always look back so fondly on these times. But the time following birth also comes with its pains and trials. In the days following birth, mothers will experience after-birth pains as the uterus contracts and Read More

How to Make Perpetual Broth in Your Crock Pot

By | April 16, 2014

Have you ever made a big batch of bone broth, simmered it all day, smelled the goodness, bottled it up… and then were hesitant to use it because then it would be gone? Maybe that’s just me, but when I found myself making broth, even in the slow cooker, I didn’t want to use it Read More

DIY Lavender Heat Pack

By | April 14, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Mel Faulk. Mel is a homesteading mama, full-time nurse, and a continual student to Mother Nature.   Her and her family just finished their first year as newbie homesteaders and blog about their experiences at faulkfarmstead.com.  Head over to the blog to learn along with her! Are you in need Read More

DIY Detoxifying Deodorant Cream

By | April 11, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Karli Von Herbulis who lives just outside of Baltimore, MD with her husband Matt and their daughter, Hallelujah, born January 2014! She is the blogger behind Feed Me, Mama, as well as the co-author of Set Apart: Becoming a Woman of Virtue in a Modern World. She is passionate about natural Read More

Make Your Own Fire Starters

By | April 9, 2014

by Jessica, contributing writer I love DIY. But I especially love cheap, easy, fool proof DIY! These fire starters are just that. They’re made from things usually destined for the trash, making them practically free. They’re simple and quick to make. And they’ve NEVER failed to start a nice, toasty fire, either in the fireplace Read More

DIY Dryer Balls

By | April 9, 2014

By Contributor Sarah Nichols It’s DIY month around here — we do this every April, and this is our third annual DIY month! We love to encourage you to do things yourself, in your home. All month long we’ll be sharing projects, recipes, remedies, crafts, and more with you. Be sure to pin your favorites, Read More

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