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Make Your Own Natural Lip Tint

Who says natural, do-it-yourself beauty products have to be unglamorous? And who said all smell-good, look-good, feel-good beauty products have to be filled with chemicals and hard-to-pronounce mystery ingredients?  No one? Okay, great, then let’s make our own glamorous, smell-good, look-good, feel-good natural lip tint with ingredients you not only know and love, but that…

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Natural Lip Balm

Make Your Own Natural Lip Balm // Lavender Mint

Making your own beauty and skincare products can feel like an inaccessible, mysterious thing to do.  But really, once you get into it, I have a feeling that you’ll be hooked.   I’m here to demystify this process by introducing you to one really wonderful (and simple!) entry point into DIY natural skincare: lip balm….

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Harvesting & Drying Medicinal Flowers

Harvesting & Drying Medicinal Flowers

Using flowers for medicinal purposes is a fun way to bring the natural world into our medicine cabinets. Flowers like echinacea, calendula, nasturtium, lavender, red clover, chamomile, and yarrow are relatively simple to grow (all you really need is some space, sun, and soil) and boast many benefits. They can be used in teas, topical creams…

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How to Make an Herb-Infused Oil

How to Make an Herb-Infused Oil

  Herbs are great for so many things: teas, salves, cooking, tinctures, lip balms, and adorning our homes with beautiful aromas. In honor of my upcoming grand opening of Original Organics Herbal, my Etsy shop in which I’ll be selling handmade herbal products from organic & wildcrafted ingredients including lip balms, natural sunscreen, essential oils perfumes,…

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Recipe: Cilantro Garlic Cauliflower Rice

This. rice. is. great.  Okay, let me clarify something right away, though.  This will not taste like rice as we/you know it.  What makes this rice, well, rice is how we are preparing it, the texture and style it takes on, and how we decide to treat (eat) it as a food.  There, now let’s…

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Guide to the Best Homesteading Resources

Guide to the Best Homesteading Resources

  This guide is for homesteaders, gardeners, creators, healthy-livers, homemakers, farmers, do-it-yourselfers, sustainability enthusiast (ers), and anyone that dreams of being one of these “-ers.”  Below you will find online resources like guides to local farms and co-ops, the best gardening books, recommended homesteading blogs, and where to shop for all your homesteading needs.   Online Guides/Resources Local Harvest -…

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Homemade 3 Ingredient Strawberry Rhubarb Fruit Rollups

Rhubarb is one of the happiest sights around a garden in spring.  It tends to be the first colorful edible that produces after the snow melt, the first sign that spring is really here, the first non-green colored goodness.  Its lovely bright pinks and tangy bursts of flavor are welcome breaks in the dreary and drab following winter. When…

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