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DIY Holiday Scented Pine Cone Diffusers

I love to walk in the doors and smell the faint smell of cinnamon and spices in my home. It makes me feel like the holidays are here when I smell such warm inviting spicy scents floating throughout my house. Read more »

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Give The Gift of Natural Beard and ‘Stache Care to the Hairy Man in Your Life- Homemade Holiday Gifts

Welcome to the November 2013 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Homemade Holidays.

This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. Read more »

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Mudmask & Mimosa Fridays - Mudmask Recipies To Start Your Own Club

STRESS! Seriously, I am entering my first Christmas Season in retail, my son’s birthday is tomorrow, Thanksgiving is nearing, and my first craft fair, ever, is only in a matter of weeks. To say that I am not stressed out would be an understatement. For the most part I have been so busy, that I haven’t had the time to sit down and do my own mudmasks once weekly, like I am supposed to. Read more »

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DIY Natural Dry Shampoo For Light or Dark Hair

Have you heard about dry shampoos yet? They seem to be all the rage among my friends, but I had never actually thought about using them. I am not sure why I hadn’t tried dry shampoo yet, it’s not like I take a shower every day…or even every other day. Shhhh….don’t tell! Read more »

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DIY Dish Soap That Actually WORKS - It’s Simple, No Melting and No Waiting!

This post has been a LONG time coming. Over a year ago, I wrote a post on making your own dish soap, but even that recipe was never one that I found to work too well. I have been trying to find a recipe for dish soap that ACTUALLY worked, for at least a year now. I have tried just about every single diy all-natural “crunchy” soap recipe that I could find! Read more »


Before There Was Peace Pits - DIY All-Natural Aluminum Free Deodorant Paste

With all of the information out there now about the extremely damaging effects of aluminum in our deodorants, many people are changing over from their antiperspirants to more natural deodorants. Read more »

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The Hippy Homemaker’s Green Cleaning Starter Kit - The Ultimate Green Friendly Wedding Present

I had the privilege of being invited to one of my long-time friend’s wedding and reception this last weekend. Though we weren’t able to go to Colorado to make the actual wedding, we were able to go to their reception dinner held here in Texas. When our invitation arrived in the mail, my first thought was “what to make them for their wedding present?”   Read more »

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Star Crushed Minerals - The Starry Eyed Way to Natural Beauty

I went for an entire year, choosing to wear no makeup. At the time, I was so overwhelmed by all the new choices that I had, and all of them more than expensive. I decided, instead, that I would detoxify my feminine spirit by allowing myself to feel beautiful in my own skin. Read more »


Get Your Daily Dose With Vitamin Water - DIY Infused Water that Tastes Great and a Giveaway!

Five years ago, if you knew me then, you would have seen me walking around with humongous cups of soda, the extra large energy drinks, or any other caffeinated beverage that I could get my hands on. Nowadays, if you see a caffeinated beverage in my hand, Read more »


Cool Yourself Off With Peppermint Essential Oil During These Hot Summer Days - Hippy Summer Aromatherapy 101 Series

It is HOT outside! August has finally arrived here in the great state of Texas, and it hasn’t spared us from the normal excessive heat that we usually experience down here. This year, to combat the heat, Read more »

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