I love the scent of lemon, so this is a delicious scrub. Lovely Lemon Scrub 3 cups of sugar 3.5 ounces coconut or avocado oil 100 drops lemon essential oil 20 drops vanilla essential oil Mix well and store in air-tight container. Makes a great gift or addition to a perfect mani/pedi bucket and is… Continue reading Lovely Lemon Scrub
An easy recipe for a room spray that is not loaded with toxic chemicals. Please check out this post on Essential Oil Safety before using EOs. Essential Room Spray 1/4 cup water, boiled and cooled 1/4 cup vodka 5-15 drops essential oils (you can check out scent combination suggestions here) Mix well in a glass… Continue reading Essential Room Spray
Okay, so not the healthiest food, but a slightly healthier version of a great party food or a once-in-a-while treat. Sweet & Sour Sausages 16 ounces high fructose corn syrup free grape jelly 20 ounces ketchup 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (to taste, but be aware that the flavor intensifies as it sets) 1/2-1 teaspoon onion… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Sausages
I am a huge fan of soups. Unfortunately, hubby is not, so when I do make soup, it is usually for lunch or when he is out of town. One of my all time favorite soups is New England Clam Chowder. Store-bought versions contain a lot of additives we try to avoid (plus, they are… Continue reading New England Clam Chowder
Calendula infused healing balm. Better known in our house as ‘butt balm’ because it works so well for diaper rashes. This simple recipe uses natural ingredients to aid healing of scrapes, rashes and small cuts. It is safe to use with cloth diapers as well. For this recipe you will need: 1 cup calendula infused… Continue reading Calendula Infused Healing Balm
Knotty hair a problem? Does your hair need a nourishing boost? Try this natural detangling and conditioning spray.
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My Chicken Salad is a recipe that I have used for years. Sometimes I mix it up with the add-in I’ve listed below, but it’s always a crowd favorite. Great for parties or potlucks. Chicken Salad 3 cups chicken breast-boiled, shredded and cooled 1 – 1 1/2 cups homemade mayonnaise 3/4 cup cube sweet… Continue reading Chicken Salad
Wassail, a lovely hot drink for a cold day.
Trying to cut out soy products is hard. It is in practically everything. So I wanted to find a recipe that used healthier oils. I have only found one non-soy based mayo in the stores, and some stores do not carry it. That brand is also egg free so when I make something my niece… Continue reading Yummy Homemade Mayonnaise