body care · Favorite Things · natural living

Natural Secrets for Radiant Hair {Guest Post}

Shampoos, rinses, creams, etc.–it can sometimes seem like there are a million different products out there for hair! Say goodbye to the pricey designer and over-the-counter hair care products that at best don’t really do what they’re advertised, and at worst hurt more than they help. Instead of drying out your hair with twenty and…… Continue reading Natural Secrets for Radiant Hair {Guest Post}

Breakfast · Dessert · Drinks · recipes

Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!

Oh how I loved my Coffee-Mate (or Starbucks!)… french vanilla, cinnamon,  Pumpkin Spice, Peppermint Mocha! Oh my!  They tasted so delicious and I felt that they got me into the Fall, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Spirit!  They were special drinks offered only during this special time of the year, and it IS my FAVORITE time of…… Continue reading Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!

body care · natural living · recipes

DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!

There is something really cool about making your own products.  Actually, I find it empowering.  I am not bound to consumerism.  I am not bound to do what is recommended.  I am in charge of what I put in my products and put onto my body…  And making homemade lip balm, was probably the most…… Continue reading DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!

Appetizers · recipes · snacks

Homemade Oven-Baked Beet Chips

Crunchy… Yes! Delicious… Yes!  Easy… Yes! Its a win-win-WIN!  Beets have not always been my favorite.  As a kid, I remember ‘trying’ canned beets at Thanksgiving, and from that point on I knew that “I did not like beets.”  However, now I know, its all about the preparation, and I’m loving my homemade oven-baked beet…… Continue reading Homemade Oven-Baked Beet Chips

body care · natural living

The Art of Shaving for REAL Natural Men… Homemade Shaving Cream

 How cool is our God!  I mean think about it… He has provided us with so much that we can use from the Earth to keep us healthy, to maintain our wellness, and protect even our delicate skin!  I get blown away when I really sit and think about all he is created for us!…… Continue reading The Art of Shaving for REAL Natural Men… Homemade Shaving Cream

recipes · Side Dish

Homemade Natural Cranberry Sauce and Relish

Forget store-bought or canned, homemade natural cranberry sauce is essential for Thanksgiving.  It may seem like just one more thing to make for the big day, but with a little planning and making ahead of time, homemade and natural cranberry sauce and/or relish make the perfect addition. Natural Cranberry Orange Sauce (serves 12) Ingredients (preferably…… Continue reading Homemade Natural Cranberry Sauce and Relish

Dinner · recipes · Side Dish

Naturally Made… Vegetarian Eggplant Parmesan and Roasted Maple Acorn Squash

What makes a meal great? Real food and real ingredients.  The more I go out to eat, the more disappointed I become.  Real food is lacking in the restaurant industry.  Why?  Because real food takes time to make.  And I get it, everyone needs to make money, so out with whole  and real food ingredients…… Continue reading Naturally Made… Vegetarian Eggplant Parmesan and Roasted Maple Acorn Squash