Live Naturally, Get Crunchy

Homemade Almond Joy Immitation

Homemade Almond Joy Immitation My favorite candy bar of all time is the almond joy. The cocouttyness is out of control! I wanted to take a stab at making a homemade healthier version of the classic concotion.  Make this for those you love, show your sweethearts how sweet you think they are! Chocolate Recipe 6tbsp chocolate powder 6tbsp coconut oil 2.5 tbsp honey 1/2 tsp va [...]

DIY Skin Brightener – Look Ligh...

DIY Skin Brightener – Look Light & Bright COMMERCIAL SKIN BRIGHTENERS AND LIGHTENERS often contain toxic and harsh ingredients like Hydroquinone (a bleaching cream banned in many countries).  Our skin is very absorbent and if you wouldn’t eat something, don’t put it on your skin! I love making DIY products!! When you buy the individual ingredients you can be sure everythi [...]

Activated Charcoal- The Lifesaver Tha...

Activated Charcoal- The Lifesaver That EVERYONE Should Have In Their Home We talk about detoxing a lot- removing heavy metals from the blood stream, killing candida overgrowth in the digestive system, eating to eliminate odor causing body odors, detoxing to boost immunity, etc. What we haven’t really talked much about is emergency detoxing- as in removing something toxic before your body absorbs it and causes [...]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise I’ve never been a big mayo fan. I have even avoided some recipes because it required mayo.  My husband, on the other hand, enjoys it in pasta salads, sandwiches, etc.. I have bought some of the organic and all natural ones but nothing really impressed me. So next step of course was to make my own. This is a pretty standard recipe, and [...]

Baby I like it raw ;-) – A Natu...

Baby I like it raw ;-) – A Natural Love Lotion Today we are going to address one of my favorite topics: Making whoopie or as I like to call it sexy time. Now, Now! We are all adults here, right?  All you youngins, kindly remove yourself from the virtual premises. For those doing it daily (congrats) and those of us fitting it in during the precious few alone moments we have during the week [...]

NATURAL & AMAZING Whipped Coconu...

NATURAL & AMAZING Whipped Coconut Oil Moisturizer Winter is here, it’s time to protect your skin with a great moisturizer that contains no parabans, waxes, synthetic, GMO, artificial, or otherwise questionable ingredients. My husband, Anthony, had extremely dry and flaky skin. He would lather up daily with a name brand moisturizer (filled with a laundry list of “scientific” [...]

Natural Earache And Ear Infection Rem...

earache remedy My young daughter Athena was pulling at her ear, uncomfortable,  crying in pain.  It is so sad to see her upset, especially because she can’t communicate in words but it was pretty clear she had an earache. So I decided to whip us this garlic infused olive oil treatment that my mom used to use on me when I was a kid because it works and [...]

Want to start juicing? Start Here!

Want to start juicing? Start Here!   Whether it be for meal replacement, vitamin supplementation, or to lose weight, boost energy, metabolism, or immunity, juicing has become a cornerstone of the health community. If you are taking steps towards improving your health, good for you! Daily juicing is a great way to start. Knowing what to do to improve your health is half th [...]

Cloth Baby Wipes- For A NATURALLY cle...

Cloth Baby Wipes- For A NATURALLY clean behind! Deciding to use cloth wipes over disposable was easy for me. We were planning on cloth diapering so cloth wipes just made sense for us. Just like mothers who use disposable wipes end up using them for all sorts of cleanups, cloth wipes can serve the same purpose. I make all my own cleaning products, so naturally the cleaner for my little one [...]

Homemade Vick’s Vapor Disks

Homemade Vick’s Vapor Disks My little daughter Athena (10 months) has not been able to shake her cold and sinus congestion, it has been lingering for a month. I really want to nip this in the bud once and for all.  One remedy that I don’t like is Vick’s I just don’t like that it is a petroleum base but some people say it helps.  The only thing that see [...]