Natural Living

Interested in living naturally? Well… you should be! We’re here to help. Enjoy all our posts on how natural living can help reduce toxins, improve your health, and increase enjoyment from the simplest things.

  • The surprising benefits of hair brushing, and what tools you need to do it right.

Surprising Benefits of Hair Brushing (and why the kind of brush matters)

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Are there really benefits of brushing your hair daily? You better believe it. For you natural hair care enthusiasts, these benefits are pretty exciting. I [...]

  • How to Build Cold Frames

How to Build Cold Frames

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Earlier in the year I wrote a post on winter gardening and briefly mentioned the cold frames that you are going to need to grow [...]

  • Herbal tea for health: Learn all the benefits of herbal tea.

The Ultimate Guide: Herbal Tea for Health!

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Anyone that knows me knows that tea is my solution for anything. Tummy ache? Tea. Tired? Tea. Stressed out? Tea. Relationship problems? Tea. (and maybe [...]

  • The dirty secret about natural hair care. Good to know!

The Dirty Secret About Natural Hair Care

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Natural hair care. Sounds so simple, so idealistic, so organically innocent. *sigh* If only it were that easy. I have to admit, I've really put [...]

  • Fire cider is a wonderful homemade tonic to use during cold and flu season!

Fire Cider, a Homemade Cold and Flu Tonic

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This is one of my favorite times of year! The seasons are changing as we leave behind summer and head into yet another colorful fall, [...]

  • How to properly store onions from your garden. Learn the three tips for storing onions.

Storing Onions from Your Garden

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Last weekend I learned a very effective and easy method for storing onions from your garden!  I was able to spend some time at my [...]

  • Non Food Uses for Canola Oil

Kitchen Cleanout: Uses for Canola Oil (Hint: Eating is Not One of Them!)

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Health can be an overwhelming concept. There's so much information to digest, and so many rules of things to do and not to do that [...]

Eat more turmeric – A superfood to consume daily

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Wondering why you should eat more turmeric? You may have heard about some of the many amazing benefits of turmeric - if not, here's a [...]

Saving Seed From Your Garden

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Congratulations, you have a successful garden!  The tomatoes are ripening, melons are getting bigger, you are up to your ears in cucumbers, and the the [...]

  • After finding that my toothpaste was doing more harm than good, I made an all natural tooth powder that wouldn't harm my sensitive teeth.

DIY All Natural Tooth Powder

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All of my family had a favorite toothpaste. Colgate, Crest, Aim, etc. Mine was Arm & Hammer. I didn't feel as clean with any of the [...]

  • does acupuncture work

Does Acupuncture Work?

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Let me ask you a question…. Are you fed up of visiting the doctor and being prescribed a new drug for each problem? Are you [...]

  • Learn how to garden in the winter without a green house. So cool!

Gardening Through the Seasons: Preparing Your Winter Garden

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I have come to love this time of year.  The seasons are starting to change here in Northern Utah, and I am eagerly starting to [...]

  • Good Digestions: What is it? Why is it important? How to get it?

Good Digestion: What is it? Why is it important? How to get it?

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I would be willing to bet that most of us live life day to day without giving one thought about our digestion and its effect [...]

  • Homemade tranquilizer gummies for children. Finally! I can get some work done.

All Natural Homemade Organic Tranquilizer Gummies for Children

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You guys. You guys, you guys, you guys...You GUYS. This is it: The ultimate, most fantastic, most needed, most rewarding DIY recipe on this here [...]

  • Is your lavender essential oil fake? Learn why that could be really dangerous.

Beware of Fake Lavender Essential Oils

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Ever since I made the commitment to really research essential oils, I've learned there's a lot of information out there... and it's easy to feel [...]

  • Ooh! I feel a girls' night coming on! 16 Amazing Homemade Spa Treatments

16 Amazing Homemade Spa Treatments

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Wouldn't you love a daily spa experience? Lush bathrobes. Soothing music. And some body pampering? The truth is that there is a lot of GOOD [...]

  • 7 Super-Foods that can help stop PMS. Good to know.

7 Super-foods to Stop PMS

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PMS sucks. Ammaright or am I right? The bloating, the headaches, the mood swings, the cramps. Seems like more and more people struggle with PMS, [...]

  • Finally! A list of natural shampoo products that have safe ingredients and good user reviews! Yay!

9 Natural Shampoo Products You Can Trust for the Non-DIYers

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Natural Shampoo Products. Sounds simple enough, right? Ah, but truly good-for-your-health natural shampoo can be a super tricky, and often frustrating experience. Why? Well... for [...]

  • A great list of DIY home remedies.

Natural ‘Must Have’ Ingredients to Support a Healthy Body

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Looking for some effective DIY home remedies to stock your natural medicine cabinet? Well, you've come to the right place! I've seen tremendous results from [...]

  • Breathe happy and healthy with this homemade chest rub for children.

Homemade Chest Rub for Children: Breathe Healthy

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Ready for an awesome homemade chest rub for children? Good! I'm excited to share this recipe with you! In fact, I've made a goal to [...]