Natural Homemade Shower Cleaner with Oxyboost

Showers can get nasty. You have to deal with soap scum, grout stains, and water spots that can leave you feeling like you’re dirtier when you get out of the shower than before you got in! And none of us want to use harsh chemicals to bring back that sparkle. This...

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DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe with Essential Oils

Making your own DIY hand sanitizer can be more important than you think. Just recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally issued a ruling that officially bans the use of triclocarban, triclosan, and 17 other dangerous chemicals in hand and body...

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Heavenly Scent DIY Essential Oil Spray

Never having been there, we have a hard time imagining what heaven will look or smell like, but every so often we come across something so beautiful, something that tastes or smells so good, that we imagine heaven must be like that, all the time. And this is where a...

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Best Essential Oils for Hair in DIYs and Recipes

If a woman's hair is her crowning glory, the last thing we would want to do is introduce known carcinogens from our hair care products into our care routine. These recipes and DIYs have some of the best essential oils for hair care and avoid unhealthy toxins!...

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How To Make DIY Hair Detangler Spray

We like to avoid hair detanglers for the same reasons that we avoid most shampoos and conditioners. The chemicals that get sprayed on or rubbed into our hair - or our children's hair - work their way into the skin in multiple ways, including our pillow cases. Here's...

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Homemade Essential Oils for Dry Scalp Remedy

While having a dry, flaky scalp can be harmless, it can be annoying if it's itchy, and embarrassing if others see the white flakes. Here are some natural remedy ideas including essential oils for dry scalp. First, you need to determine if you have dry skin or if you...

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Oven-Roasted Potatoes Side Dish

Finding simple and delicious side dishes for quick dinners at home that can be used even when entertaining is always a bonus. When serving a crowd or even just making an easy meal for a busy weeknight, keeping your side dishes easy is the best choice. Potatoes quickly...

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How to Make Fruit Roll Ups for Healthy Snacks

We are always on the lookout for delicious, nutritious ideas for snacks for our kids. Fruit roll ups are a popular snack in many homes, but they are simply laden with unhealthy ingredients like sugar, corn syrup, dyes, and preservatives. Let’s be honest – there is...

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Best Foods for Thyroid Health with Superfood Smoothie

Whether you are dealing with hyper or hypo thyroid imbalance, food can be your friend or foe. Changing your diet to the best foods for thyroid health may seem intimidating but commit to making at least one positive change every grocery trip. But, as you work with your...

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Mama Z Garden Tips: Staking Tomatoes and Peppers

Your tomato and pepper plants are thriving and getting so tall, and then suddenly, they've fallen over onto the ground and they look terrible. We've all been there. Its sad, and once the plant is that big there's not much you can do about it. This year, get ahead of...

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Gardener's Essential Oil Bug Spray

From tiny little buzzing gnats to blood sucking mosquitos, some insects can really take the joy out of gardening. And who wants to use toxic sprays and repellents that seep into your skin? Not me! This is my all natural solution, an essential oil bug spray for...

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Essential Oil Ant and Wasp Killer

When you're out working in the garden and you get stung by a red ant or wasp, it really makes the rest of the day miserable! And the trouble is, it's hard to find an ant killer that won't harm the beneficial insects you actually want to have in your garden, or leach...

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