Roasted Vegetables

Roasted Vegetables

This is my favorite way to cook veggies! It’s a quick and simple process, and the texture and taste are perfect! It’s also a healthy way to cook your vegetables in comparison to the microwave, especially in those steaming plastic bags that vegetables are coming in these days.  Continue reading


Homemade Whitening Toothpaste

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This is already my second batch of this whitening toothpaste that I’ve whipped up. I got the recipe from Sophie Uliano’s site and fell in love with the minty clean feeling I get from using this toothpaste. The ingredients are inexpensive and go a long way.

Here’s the recipe… Continue reading

DIY Vaseline & Lotion Recipes

It’s Earth Day! What better time than now to start making your own products? It’s been almost a year since I made the decision to start making my own lotions and potions from scratch with no chemicals. The first lotion product I ever tried to make (which turned out good and was so simple), was mixing 3 already made ingredients together. You’ve probably seen the Pinterest post of the baby lotion, Vaseline, and vitamin E cream all mixed together to make a luxurious feeling lotion. Well after all of the research I have done Continue reading

Homemade Lotion…My new favorite recipe!!!

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I figured out the secret to making homemade lotion feel like “real” lotion without a bunch of chemicals! It’s not really a secret, but it’s information that I never knew until recently. The secret is……………emulsifying wax! It helps bind water and oil together. Also, stearic acid. It gives your lotion the white/pearly look. It’s okay to skip the stearic acid if you didn’t have it or didn’t want it.

This lotion does not have that greasy feeling. It soaks into your skin really well Continue reading

Homemade Almond Butter

By: Jen Of Most Trades


I’ve been wanting to try making my own nut butter for a while now and have been nervous that I couldn’t do it since I didn’t have an actual food processor. Well…I used my Ninja Pulse blender, which says it can do some food processing, and gave it a whirl. Continue reading

DIY Dandruff Remedy

I live in a brutal winter climate where 20 degrees feels like a heatwave, and it has been taking a toll on my scalp. I have been trying to switch to natural versions of everything I use, but I quickly reached for the popular dandruff shampoo that is full of chemicals out of desperation. Guess what! – It didn’t work! Continue reading

Amazing Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Apple Pie

I just made the best apple pie I have ever had!!! I’ve made it for a few years now. It’s called Grandma Ople’s Apple Pie. I cannot take credit for this amazing recipe. This pie is called Grandma Ople’s Apple Pie, and is found on the website. You can do a Google search to find it as well.

It’s pretty simple to make compared to other homemade apple pies. I rewrote the recipe in my words below. Here is what you need: Continue reading