Every wise woman needs an herbal apothecary

Download the free PDF guide, 12 Essential Ingredients to Start Your Herbal Apothecary, for the top herbs, essential oils and raw ingredients you need for your tiny apothecary. It also includes:

  • Natural remedy cheat sheet
  • Quick tutorials
  • Tips on the best places to find said ingredients

Essential Oils for Yoga

About a year ago, we moved out of our bus, into a 3 bedroom, 1 bath house with a large fenced yard and a laundry line (something I've wanted for a very long time). The transition was challenging, but it had its perks. For one, we have the most amazing neighbors ever....

Top Essential Oil Books and Courses

When I first started using essential oils, I got this great idea. What if, instead of deodorant, I just rubbed on a few drops of wild orange (because I love the smell) and call it good? Guess what happened? It burned. A lot. Turns out, diluting it with some coconut...

DIY Lavender Cardamom Bath Salts

Raise your hand if you love steaming hot baths with delicious essential oils and mineral-rich salts. Yeah, my hand just shot straight up. I love baths. In fact, that's the main reason I'm now a huge fan of cold weather - as soon as the temperature drops, I head...

3 Reasons to DIY Personal Care Products

Word on the street is that I'm crunchy. Or, as my mom likes to call me, a hippie. While I'm still not sure if that's how I'd describe myself, I know it all started when I decided I was going to DIY my personal care products. It started out innocently enough - I was...

5 Tips for Creating a Capsule Wardrobe

My closet and dresser used to overflow with clothing. Much of it didn’t fit well and I only wore a small percentage of it. And to make matters worse, I just kept bringing more in, thinking that more clothes would solve the problem. Wrong. Thankfully, I got wise to the...

How to Declutter Your Home: The Bedroom

This is part of a series on decluttering – a fantastic way to increase clarity and focus and decrease stress. Read How to Declutter Your Home: Before You Begin, How to Declutter the Bathroom, How to Declutter the Kitchen and How to Declutter Toys. When you think about...

How to Prepare Loose Leaf Tea

DIY Friday is a weekly post that shares my most recent contribution to diyNatural, an awesome blog designed to help you live naturally and create a sustainable lifestyle. I've loved tea for as long as I can remember. Growing up on a farm with "herb & tea" in the...