Before there were artificial preservatives, there was canning. But before there was canning, there was FERMENTATION. Making the most delicious pickles you’ve ever had is just a matter of placing cucumbers in a little brine and waiting for the naturally-occurring bacteria on the veggies to work their wonders. This is a great starter recipe for […]
It’s that time of the year again. While Spring brings in beautiful trees and blooming flowers, the warm temperatures send us outside to enjoy the sun after a long, cold Winter. We throw open the windows, get to work on our gardens, and, for many of us, suffer from allergies. I originally thought hay fever […]
Isn’t stirring peanut butter the worst? Peanut oil spills all over the jar, down onto the counter, and all over your hands. How frustrating! Here is a method that takes the frustration out of stirring natural peanut butter.
You may remember me sharing our homemade toothpaste recipe as an alternative to toothpaste that you can buy in the shops. If not, you can read about it here. It works just fine, don’t get me wrong, but my kids flat out refused to use it. And to be honest, I got sick of unblocking […]
Making crafts from natural products is not only frugal, but they are extremely beautiful. So when you find the perfect pine cone for a project and after you’re finished and it looks perfect, to have it morph into something unrecognizable can be pretty heartbreaking. Find out how to prepare them to last!
Have a friend or family member who is SO healthy and SO natural that you can’t figure out what’s “approved” to give them as a gift? Here are fantastic, inexpensive gift ideas for your “crunchy” friend.