Category Archives: Homemade

Homemade Natural Hair Gel

This was fun making because it is so easy and works well for us.  We saw this recipe at the Healthy Home Economist blog.  We gave it a try and liked it.  Especially Noah, he likes to play with gooey … Continue reading

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Homemade Multi-Vitamin and Multi-Mineral, Calcium, And Double Immune Tincture Formulas

There are different ways to make your own tincture.  They are very similar and very simple.  That’s is why I have been making my own for my whole family’s supplement needs.  They only supplement I am purchasing at the moment … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Laundry Soap – One Year Supply For Less than $20!

Of course the “one year supply”  will depend on how many loads you do a year.   We used to do the liquid laundry soap recipe, but since we found this one at Being Creative, we think is a better idea.  … Continue reading

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Homemade Multi Purpose Healing Salve

We made this healing salve for all the awees we have everyday.  It is very easy to make, smells great, and heals the skin wonderfully.  We adapted it from http://campwander.blogspot.co.nz/2012/08/10-ways-to-use-all-purpose-healing.html.  But we didn’t want to make a whole pint so that … Continue reading

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How To Make Lavender Oil, And 30 Ways to Use It For The Whole Family

It has been a lavender week around here.  We don’t have lavender plants but a friend gave us for pruning her plants.  We had two bags full.  Danielle and Destiny helped make lavender oil.  The lavender oil is for household … Continue reading

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How To Make Apricot Jam

We had a big harvest of apricots this year from just one tree.  In the morning Dad and little Noah went out to the tree and had a good time harvesting two full buckets of apricots.  We gave some away … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness: Simple and Inexpensive Refrigeration

For right now, we don’t have a solar panel yet.  If we needed refrigeration and it wasn’t winter and no access to ice, my first choice for alternative refrigerationi to have ready touse is solution 1.  Someone used this cooler … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Body, Face And Foot Scrub

Our parents really liked this gift we made.  It is very simple to make and good for feet, body and face. You will need: 1 cup of epsom salt ¼ cup coconut oil (you may also use olive oil or … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Natural Mouthwash

We have been more careful about our oral health because of Danielle’s early tooth cavities.  A mouthwash is something new for our family.  We have never used one.  I thought it is great to use in between meals and after … Continue reading

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How To Make Natural Body Wash

This is so easy and very inexpensive.  All you need is a bar of soap and your favorite essential oil for fragrance.  We like a natural soap like castile or any other good one like goat’s milk, oatmeal etc.  Our … Continue reading

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