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Natural remedy for aches and pains: DIY Dandelion Salve

Last week I posted about the amazing uses, both medicinally and culinary, for dandelions. If you did not get a chance to read this eye-opening article, click here. I would recommend reading it first to get the full appreciation for this misunderstood plant that we are going to use in today’s DIY. Let’s DIY for better health! Today we are going to make a simple and cheap herbal healing salve for common…

Nature’s Most Misunderstood Plant

Just Rumors… After reading this post you will never look at a dandelion the same! Trust me, it’s a weed you want to keep around.  From having medicinal properties to being edible, it has many uses. Many of us have grown up giving the dandelion a bad name. Am I right?  Who remembers trying to pluck them from your grass growing up as a child. It’s a weed, so we are told…

The Secret to a Bug-free Summer!

  Summer and summer vacations are just around the corner! Hot days, swimming, sandals, and camping are within our reach. Sounds great, right? Well, it would be if it weren’t for those BUGS! Annoying little, flying, blood sucking bugs. Mosquitoes can single handedly ruin a vacation or family barbeque. Who enjoys being covered from head to toe with bites and itching non-stop? Can these bugs ever be stopped? How can we keep them…

Beat Those Seasonal Allergies for Good!

Pollen, Dust and Dander… oh my! It’s that time of season again. April showers brings May flowers they say. What they fail to mention is that April showers also brings May sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion too. According to the FDA, you may be one of the 36 million sufferers of seasonal allergies. The dictionary defines the word allergy as: a damaging immune response by the body to a substance, especially pollen…

DIY “No More Zombie Mom” Caffeine Eye Serum

Wake up Moms! It’s time to stop paying for overpriced and unhealthy skin products and start making them on your own. This is one of my favorite DIY skin product recipes. It is easy and affordable.  I wake up every morning looking like a zombie out of a horror flick. My kids either make comments about my crazy hair-do, my dark and old looking eyes, or my pajamas. I am a stay at…