Sweet and sour elderberry syrup

This is an easy, DIY recipe for making elderberry syrup. We love to keep this around in the winter to help keep the immune system happy and healthy.

This is an easy, DIY recipe for making elderberry syrup. We love to keep this around in the winter to help keep the immune system happy and healthy.  The temperatures are sinking here in Michigan, Fall is here and Winter is quickly approaching. We’ve already had a touch of a cold here so I’ve made…

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How to make a Garlic Poultice

Garlic press on color wooden background

This week I had to bust out one of my tried and true remedies for my little guy, he had an earache due to a back up from a cold. I really don’t like to put things in the ear unless necessary so I decided a garlic poultice was the remedy for his earache. A…

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Home Remedies for Stuffy Noses

Home remedies for stuffy noses are effective to help get over the colds faster. Stock up on your supplies to be ready to kick your cold to the curb!

ACHOO! Sigh. I hate stuffy, running noses. I especially hate when my little people get them. It breaks my heart when they are so clogged up and can’t breath. Plus, it seems to take forever to get them to learn how to blow their noses properly so sometimes it just makes that cold linger! No.fun!…

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How to make an Epsom salt compress

Instructions on how to make an epsom salt compress to use for injuries, wounds and sore muscles. This is an easy to do home remedy that works well.

If you follow me on Instagram, you will find a made some poor choices last week….like, silly, stupid ones, like ignoring a kind of deep friction burn/injury. Sigh…. I preach self care often but I didn’t set aside the time to take care of the wound properly and was rewarded with a nice infection. Ouch….

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DIY sunburn relief spray

DIY sunburn relief spray that is completely natural to help take the sting of sun kissed skin away.

I am so ready to be outside, playing in the garden, going to the park and heading to the beach. I’m ready for the sun. However, I am not ready to handle a sunburn. While we generally don’t get sunburn, sometimes though time gets away and I spend a bit too much time in that…

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