Natural Living

Tips and tutorials on making your own all-natural home and personal care products, growing and crafting your own herbal medicine, using essential oils and eliminating toxins from your home and life.

DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

This DIY peppermint sugar scrub is one of the quickest, easiest and frugal(ist?) homemade gifts ever. Plus you can make it entirely out of things you probably already have on hand! We started making our own Christmas gifts a few years ago when...

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

The safety and efficacy of homemade laundry detergent is a very hotly debated topic. In fact, it’s up there with things like canning safety, and possibly religion and politics as well! Many people claim that homemade laundry detergents are either...

DIY Dandelion Salve for Healing

This DIY dandelion salve uses just three simple ingredients, including dandelion-infused oil made with dandelions picked right from your own backyard! It's an herbal healing salve that works wonders for sore muscles, helps to heal minor cuts and...
Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

I confess: I totally used to be the girl with a hundred different drugstore body lotions in my bathroom. Ya know, the ones with "water" listed as the first ingredient followed by a whole bunch of chemicals and preservatives that really have no...

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Hi! I’m Anna, and I’m a city girl turned modern homesteader who’s passionate about growing, cooking and preserving real food at home, creating my own herbal medicine and all-natural home and body care products, and working toward a simpler, more sustainable and self-sufficient life each and every day. 

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