As a rule, Wyoming is generally a pretty dry place... But since we've been in this drought, it's been even worse. I've really struggled with dry skin this winter-- even though I've been drinking tons of water (getting this glass water bottle for Christmas helped a LOT!) and eating pretty healthfully. Thankfully, I've found some relief with a simple, homemade remedy. And of course, this little solution is greatly enhanced by the addition … [Read more...] about Simple Peppermint Citrus Scrub
Herbs & Essential Oils
Last night I was flipping through a magazine and came across one of those run-of-the-mill pharmaceutical ads. You know the ones-- they are usually about four-pages long and a serious annoyance when you are right in the middle of a good article. Usually I can't flip past them fast enough to get to the good stuff, but for some reason, I was compelled to read through this one in particular. It was for a prescription inhaler, and … [Read more...] about Are Natural Choices Hazardous?
a I had originally titled this post differently. However, after being threatened with legal action by Young Living Oils, I have changed the name of my blend, as well as all post titles. I apologize for any confusion. If you have had any interest at all in essential oils, then you've probably come across folks talking about a particular oil blend that has a name that is a synonym of "robber." (Apparently, I can't say the name here...) I know … [Read more...] about Homemade Protective Essential Oil Blend
Before becoming a parent, I would have seen the title to this post and yawned... Now that I am a parent, I consider it life-saving information. Several months ago, Prairie Baby (I really need to start calling her something else since we'll have another baby in the house in a few months!) discovered the joy of crayons. And not only are they joyful on paper, but also on walls, doors, molding, furniture.... You get the idea. So, what … [Read more...] about Quick & Easy Crayon Remover