Just in time for summer! Experiment number two… homemade sunscreen! 🙂 I got the basic recipe from my favorite natural blogger Wellness Mama! I highly recommend her blog, she knows her stuff.
I wanted a more natural product for myself and my kids to use this summer, and one that won’t pollute any water source with chemicals, etc. Those little beeswax pastilles take a while to melt, but all in all, it took less than 30 minutes to make including gathering the ingredients and materials to finished product. Makes 1/2 pint jar worth of sunscreen (approx 1 cup).
Continue reading “DIY Natural Sunscreen”
I am a fairly lazy person, and I love my sleep. Eating paleo every morning can be time consuming if you don’t plan ahead. Personally, I like to grab my food and go, so I was told about making these mini quiches using a muffin tin and they are great, easy, and quick to both make and take! Continue reading “Fast Breakfast Mini Quiche”
I LOVE sugary foods!!! Mostly ice cream… that is my kryptonite!
Sugar can be addicting… it increases dopamine levels in the brain similar to drugs like heroine. A study reported that “rats with intermittent access to food and a sugar solution can show both a constellation of behaviors and parallel brain changes that are characteristic of rats that voluntarily self-administer addictive drugs. In the aggregate, this is evidence that sugar can be addictive.” Continue reading “Sugar Addiction”
As part of my homesteading journey, and my desire to be more natural and more prepared should anything happen to us financially or otherwise, I have been researching various “do-it-yourself” natural cleaners and toiletries. The first one I was able to try was this recipe for home made deodorant from Oh Lardy. Continue reading “Homemade Natural Deodorant”
Michael and I regularly talked about getting a larger animal. Now in case you didn’t know, we live in an old suburban house on a double lot. He says we don’t even have a full acre of land, I am not sure, but our yard seems big enough to me. 🙂 We currently have a rabbit warren,
chicken pen, and a vegetable garden in the yard (more on all of those later) but there are enough weeds to keep a large animal happy for a while. At least until butchering time. Continue reading “Meet Barnaby!”