All posts tagged DIY

5 Ways to Make Your Beauty Routine Healthier (Plus 47 DIY Recipes!)

By | November 22, 2013

This post contains affiliate links, and is sponsored by Redeeming Beauty. We all want to look our best, right?  I know I do (although, sadly, I’m often too lazy…we’ll be working on that in January with our “31 Days to Better Health & Wellness Challenge.  Join our list for updates on that).  But the modern Read More

A Natural & Classy DIY Scent for the Home

By | October 16, 2013

By Megan Ciampa, Contributing Writer Now that it’s fall and most folks across the country are spending less time outside, it seems I find myself hosting more get-togethers inside my home versus out. This is a natural progression of the seasons, where we gather more frequently inside and share holidays and other special occasions together. Read More

Frugal Living for Families: Re-covering Kitchen Chairs

By | August 9, 2013

We’re in the middle of a frugal living series right now!  Join us every Friday for a new frugal living post! One way to seriously save money is “DIY.”  There are really so many small projects around the house that you can do yourself, and this one can save you from having to buy new Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: How to Make Liver Pills

By | August 5, 2013

In my recent quest to rebalance my hormones and detox a bit, I created a “nutrient chart.”  It included nutrients that people with my particular ‘symptoms’ (which are minor) are probably deficient in, and which foods are highest in those nutrients. One food that showed up on the chart repeatedly was liver!  Liver is high Read More

Simply Divine Cocoa Body Butter {Guest Post}

By | April 27, 2013

This is a guest post by Amanda of Natural Living Mamma.  In the months of March and April, we are hosting several guest posts so that MAM can enjoy her new baby. We all want smooth supple skin without the chemical junk you find in stores, but those natural body butters at the farmers market Read More

Super Simple DIY Face & Body Lotion (only 2 ingredients!)

By | April 24, 2013

By Joanna Rodriguez, Contributing Writer This is one of those things that is so simple I almost feel silly sharing it with you. But it’s also too good to keep to myself. Has this never-ending winter left your skin dry and itchy? Have you been reaching for your body and face lotions constantly, hoping to Read More

DIY: Cloth Wipes Tutorial

By | April 23, 2013

By Faith Storms, Contributing Writer Cloth diapering is gaining popularity among young families. It used to be just five or so years ago that the only people who cloth diapered were also those involved in the “all-natural” lifestyle. Now, I know several mommas who choose to cloth diaper their babies whose lives, other than diapering, Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Skin-Soothing Post-Sun Lotion

By | April 22, 2013

It is always my goal to try to improve our bodies’ ability to do what they already do — or should do.  I like to support natural functions much more than I like to interfere with them, even using natural medicines. Now that spring is here and we’re having more sunny days, getting vitamin D Read More

Whipped Lavender Orange Aftershave Balm

By | April 19, 2013

By Nina, Contributing Writer I remember begging my mom to let me shave my legs. I was in the 6th grade and felt embarrassed whenever I wore shorts around my friends. They always had silky-smooth legs, a stark contrast to my hairy ones, which were ever-so-noticable thanks to the dark hair caused by my Latina genes. Read More

Homemade Bisquick

By | April 13, 2013

By Danielle, Contributing Writer  One of my favorite things to do is figure out how to make something from scratch that you normally buy in a box.  As a working mama I need the convenience of quick meals and sides but I don’t want to compromise on health. Enter homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is great for Read More

DIY Wooden Photo Puzzle

By | April 3, 2013

By Malissa McClintock, Contributing Writer In the summer of 2011, a good friend’s Little Man turned one. We had been co-teachers together for several years and shared a love of early childhood education, so I knew that I wanted to make something for Little Man that was personal, educational, and classic. I looked around the Read More

How to Naturally Freshen Your Home (without the use of synthetics)

By | April 2, 2013

Image by sameold2010 via Compfight By Megan Ciampa, Contributing Writer Ever since I learned about the hazardous toxins in everyday fragrances, I’ve been more and more inclined to find ways to naturally freshen the home without succumbing to Febreze or other synthetic air fresheners. Keeping your home clean and neat–a task in and of itself–can go a long way Read More


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