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.

11 Frugal Ways to Use Kitchen Scraps

 Save money, reduce food waste and and improve everything from your soil to your gut health with this list of 11 frugal ways to use kitchen scraps in your home and garden. *** We're such a wasteful society, especially here in the west. The mounds of waste we...

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...
Homemade Vitamin C Powder

Homemade Vitamin C Powder

I rarely get sick, but when I do, I get really sick, and it tends to stick around for a long time. Naturally, when I do get sick, I depend on medicines and other remedies to help me heal. I can't do it all without any help after all! But I do try...

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All-Natural DIY Bathroom Cleaner

All-Natural DIY Bathroom Cleaner

If you've been looking for a cheap, quick and easy DIY bathroom cleaner recipe then look no further. I've got the formula right here! But first, allow me to tell you why turning your back on chemicals and embracing all-natural cleaners is so, so important. I had the...

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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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