After finding myself in the cereal isles buying my daughter a boxed cereal, I realized it was so much easier and cleaner to make our own. We make granola so why not make our own version of a cheerio too. Using maple, cinnamon ,kamut and rice puffs this makes a great snack too!
Nothing better than a sparkly white toilet which smells like a spa treatment compared to a heavy toxic aroma of bleach. Get that bowl clean, deodorized and sterile using some very simple natural ingredients you should already have in the home!
This household staple of essential oils has a long list of primary uses. During the holidays we experience so many needs and wants for this uplifting and disinfecting oil; from hangover cures to all purposes cleaners. Rid the grease from your roasts or your roots! I have included some great recipes in this post.
Choosing cleaning products can be tough because although they claim to be green or natural there are actually many hidden ingredients you would rather not expose to your home or your family. Making your own cleansers is the future, it is inexpensive, eco-friendly and effective. The house smells incredible too!
Finally fall has arrived in LA. We head to the library to gather books to read on this beautiful transition and take to nature to find fall inspired crafts. Over the weekend we made a leaf garland and read Leaves Fall by Loretta Holland.
With the change of season comes the cold. We should start preparing our bodies for what is to come this winter by boosting our immune systems. Using Elderberry as a preventative and a way to treat infections quickly, find out a quick home made syrup which will keep you going for three months at a time!
It seems late in the day to be posting about insect repellent, however, global warming is confusing the world. I got by all summer and only now in October am I finding myself being constantly bit by tiny mosquitos. As my blog is relevant to what is going on in our home, it seemed on point to share a DIY bug spray, so maybe for the rest of you- bookmark it for summer...
You've seen it around, but have you tried it. I mean really tried it, like making it yourself? The most simple recipe yet and let's say the most practical too because who doesn't love a good dark chocolate bark hanging around in their refrigerator.
We all need a good non-toxic activity for our kids, especially the little ones as everything goes right in the mouth! Make ahead or have the kids whip this up, either way it's simple, fun, natural and proven to be a stress reducer. So I added some extra relaxing Lavender essential oil to the recipe!