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8 Homemade Natural Gifts For The Holidays

8 Homemade Natural Gifts For The Holidays

I don’t know about you, but I love making my own products…especially when I know it’s free of chemicals and is in some cases cheaper (see homemade toothpaste, broth, milk, nut butters, etc).  And as much as I like to make it myself, it wasn’t until my crunchy mama friend, Melanie, suggested we get together and make some homemade gifts … Continue reading

Homemade Chemical-Free Bug Spray

Homemade Chemical-Free Bug Spray

It’s that time of year (already!) for the return of those pesky mosquitoes.  I’m a born and raised Texas gal and after 30+ years I still can’t stand the little pests.  Just when you’re ready to spend all day outside watching the kids play/basking in the sun/eating BBQ, that’s when they make their vicious attack.  Those things drive … Continue reading

Teething: Homemade Teething Oil

Teething: Homemade Teething Oil

Sometimes when you become a parent, you discover you will do anything to make your child feel less comfortable.  One of these many areas involves teething.  I can’t tell you how many of my friends ask for help with their little ones and their teeth coming in.  They want to know how to help their poor baby … Continue reading

Camping With A Crunchy Mama

Camping With A Crunchy Mama

My family has created a new tradition when it comes to Memorial Day…camping.  I never really grew up camping very much, or at all, so I jumped at the opportunity when my parents found a place 20 minutes away from them.  It’s a private campground in Fentress, Texas, and this was our second year to … Continue reading