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DIY Diaper Rash Stick – Cloth Diaper Safe

DIY Diaper Rash Stick – Cloth Diaper Safe

Diaper rashes? They are pretty much the WORST. It’s so sad to see you sweet baby with a bottom red, chafed. And  it can happen when your baby is teething,when they eat super acidic food or when your cloth diapers need to be stripped. Whatever the reason as Moms we want to make them feel...

Citrus Body Butter

Citrus Body Butter

There is a certain store in the mall that is known for their fabulous smelling body butters and I’ve always adored them-mostly because they smell good enough to eat. I also liked that they used fair trade products and seemed “natural”. Looking more throughly into the safety of cosmetics, I decided to look at the...

Sweet Potato Hash-Browns

Sweet Potato Hash-Browns

You all might think I’m crazy but I would 9 times out of 10 pick the sweet potato over a plain old potato. I just LOVE their beautiful color and sweet yet savory taste. They are a staple at our house since they make the most delicious side to any dinner. I was brainstorming new...

Flawless DIY Liquid Foundation

Flawless DIY Liquid Foundation

I’m kind of a makeup junkie. My favorite safe beauty brand is hands down Beautycounter. This might come as a surprise to you all because I’m a “natural mama” but I like nothing more than to walk through a beauty store and swatch eye shadow colors up to my elbows. There is just something about...

Real Food Caramel Chews

Real Food Caramel Chews

CARAMEL….Need I say more? Ok… I will. I had this wise idea to make homemade caramel this holiday season. Upon looking at a couple recipes I realized that pretty much all of them call for some FAKE FOOD. The culprits? Corn syrup and canned evaporated milk(what is that stuff anyway?). You would think I would...

Holiday Pear Cosmo Recipe

Holiday Pear Cosmo Recipe

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! I love everything about it…the food, the food and the food. Just kidding. While I do love the delicious food thanksgiving brings I love the meaning of the holiday. A time to reflect on EVERYTHING we have to be thankful for. Often, it’s so much easier to focus on the...

DIY Non-Toxic Lip Gloss

DIY Non-Toxic Lip Gloss

When I was younger people would ask me what I wanted for my birthday and I always had a go to answer…Lip Gloss. I LOVED that stuff, well if I’m going to be be completely honest with you all…I still do. I love collecting the different shades and keeping a couple bottles in my purse....

The BEST of Dairy Free Ice Cream

The BEST of Dairy Free Ice Cream

Today is a very special day in my life… It’s one of my best friends birthday. This girl is my soul sister and I was thinking of some things I could do to make her feel really special today. But it’s tough because we live on opposite coasts.Then I remembered , A while back she...

Homemade Face Lotion

Homemade Face Lotion

Since switching to a more natural lifestyle one of the hardest areas to make the “all-natural” switch has been – beauty products.  At first it was really difficult for me to even believe that beauty products could really be “that bad” but after a lot of reading I began to realize that whether I liked...