Everyone deserves a little pampering every now and then. I love making homemade scrubs and I just made one this week that works great and smells wonderful! I called it chocolate cookie foot scrub because I used ingredients that made it smell just like chocolate cookies Read the rest of this entry
As I have mentioned before I have eczema. My kids have eczema. Lotion is a major part of our lives. We spend a lot on lotion to ease our itching and painful dry spots. Recently I ran out of face cream and have been using some coconut oil instead. It made my face so soft I tried it on my eczema after showers. It has worked so well I decided to try and make a whipped face cream/body butter from it. Read the rest of this entry
My post on my DIY shower vapor discs was so popular yesterday I decided to share my homemade version of Vick’s Vapor Rub. I like Vick’s for its many great uses, but some of the chemicals used in it I try to avoid and the cost is higher than I like to pay. So my version is all natural and much cheaper
As my readers know from my previous post I have been battling a cold this week. I was asked for the recipe for my shower vapor discs. I used to buy the shower soothers made with Vick’s vapors in them and they helped my sinuses a lot. Well they are very expensive and so of course I went on the hunt for a cheaper and all natural DIY version. There are lots out there but the one that has worked for me is this:
I have been busy making Christmas gifts for my friends and family because I love to give homemade gifts. I love to receive them also. Just knowing someone loves me enough to put some effort into a gift is really special. Today I am sharing one of my favorite gifts I am making: detox bath in a jar.
I have recently come across many detox bath ideas and all of the healing benefits they can offer. I decided to try some of the ingredients I had on hand from a few I have seen. I decided even if it doesn’t help me, no harm done and I got 40 minutes of relax time which is a rare treat for me as a stay at home mom.