Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Dem Bones, Dem Bones

Today’s topic is Bone Broth. Wait! Before you say EEEWWW and get grossed out, remember that generations before us used bones to start a soup stock. They obviously knew more than we know, since homemade soup is not as common … Continue reading

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The Power of Three

Today I am on a “threebie” mission to make things simpler for you. As you know, women love quick and easy substitutes for their favorite expensive beauty items. I have posted about making your own makeup, facial oil, body oil … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Up

For close to a year now, I have been mixing my own powder foundation, translucent powder and make-up setting spray. I have been thoroughly happy with the results and no one has remarked that my makeup looks bad. Trust me. … Continue reading

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Winter Wellness Wonders

Well winter is on its way bringing cool crisp weather, holiday spirits and loads of germs and viruses. Yippee!  This year I plan to be prepared with more natural solutions and preventative measures. I want to avoid that icky over-medicated … Continue reading

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Facial Recognition

Since I have already posted on using oil as a body moisturizer, it is time get more specific and address facial moisturizers.  I won’t lie. This can get costly if you do not have essential oils and carriers on hand. … Continue reading

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It’s a Slippery Slope

Today I thought I would address the issue of body moisturizers.  Having sensitive skin, overly fragranced and inexpensive lotions not only irritate my skin, but also fail to provide any true moisture.  Which is a shame, as some of them … Continue reading

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Take a Powder

Did you know that some toothpastes have hidden gluten? Some companies even line the tubes with flour or other glutenous items to help the paste leave the tube easier.  This was a shocker to me.  And since that liner is … Continue reading

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Poison Ivy Relief with Peppermint Oil

To relieve Poison Ivy or Poison Oak apply peppermint oil on location neat. This works folks! Like many people, I have horrible reactions to poison ivy. First the general itching, followed by raised bumps, followed by a spreading rash, then … Continue reading

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HONEY DO!

Okay, I know there are literally a million uses for honey.  It is healthy for you inside and out. It has wonderful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used in foods, on wounds, as a treatment for sore throats … Continue reading

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