Homemade Body Butter

Homemade Body Butter Have you ever flipped over your favorite bottle of lotion and checked the ingredients? Dibutyl Phthalate, propylene glycol, butylated hydroxyanisole, Quarternium-15, 1.4-dioxane, cyclo tetrasiloxane, tetrasodium EDTA, Tocopheryl acetate… Wait… WHAT? Did you know it takes only 26 seconds for those to absorb into your bloodstream and then every organ of your body? Yuck!!! No thanks!! That is…

Natures Cough and Cold Remedy

It was 52 degrees and crispy outside this morning. A nice welcome from the hot days we have been having.  I spy the red, orange, and yellow leaves on a nearby tree and am looking forward to the seasons morph into fall – my favorite season of the year. If you live in an area…

Natural DIY Lip Balm Recipe

Makes 8 – 1/2 OZ. TUBES or TINS Depending on the wax you decide to use, you may need to add a bit more wax to make it harder or a bit more oil to make it softer. Ingredients ¼ cup almond, coconut, or grapeseed oil ¼ cup butter  –  cocoa, shea, or even mango  Beeswax or soy wax –…