Natural Home Care

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Simple, Frugal and Easy Holiday Homestead Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is often one of events people most look forward to. There’s just something special about the twinkling lights, the smell of pine in the air and the festivity. If you’re tired of fancy decorations or want to take your holiday decorating […]

Do Essential Oils Really Work and What are some of their Health Risks

Do Essential Oils Really Work and What are some of their Health Risks

Do Essential Oils Really Work? Creighton University Medical Center School of Medicine is out to determine if alternative therapies actually work. Aromatherapy has long been recognized for the treatment of minor ailments as well as the promotion of emotional stability. But how does it actually […]

Food Storage and Safety at Home

Food Storage and Safety at Home

Food Storage and Safety at Home This post contains affiliate links. See full disclosure below. When it comes to keeping your family happy and healthy that doesn’t just include preparing meals at home. There are some safety rules that need to be observed as you […]

8 Ideas to Make Your Homestead More Sustainable

8 Ideas to Make Your Homestead More Sustainable

You recycle. You buy organic foods whenever possible and you try to combine your errands so you don’t use too much fuel. Maybe you carpool to work and occasionally buy and sell from consignment stores. Sustainability is on your radar. You want to be a […]

How to Make Homemade Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent

How to Make Homemade Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent

You might be surprised to learn that you can make your own laundry detergent. What a great way to save time and money! Even better, you can make your own eco-friendly laundry detergent. Good for you. Great for your family. Wonderful for the planet. Here’s […]

3 ways to have fun with Essential Oils

3 ways to have fun with Essential Oils

Having Fun with Essential Oils   There has been a growing trend in the use of essential oils. The increasing variety of bath products in the health and beauty market gives us an idea of what customers are looking for. No longer are consumers satisfied […]

Essential oils ~ Tips on Starting your Essential Oils Collection

Essential oils ~ Tips on Starting your Essential Oils Collection

Starting Your Essential Oils Collection This post may contain affiliate links. How do I know which essential oils are right for me? There are over 90 essential oils and each can have one or more (most times more) healing properties. Choices! Choices! That’s a huge […]

What are Essential Oils and how can I use them around the homestead?

What are Essential Oils and how can I use them around the homestead?

This post contains affiliate links. What Are Essential Oils? Maybe you have heard the term “essential oils” but didn’t know what was meant by it. Perhaps you had a vague idea that it was connected in some way with aromatherapy, but didn’t know how. Now […]