Are there any Natural Antihistamines?

Scratch, itch, sneeze, cough: the seasons are changing, and for some people that means allergies. Allergy sufferers have often tried all manner of methods to reduce their allergic reactions to whatever happens to be blooming at the moment, but often the allergy medication they use has unpleasant side-effects. From the notoriously sleepy result of Benadryl […]

How To Make Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

If there is one thing that I think is way over priced, it is dishwasher detergent. Not only that, when I discovered my husband washing the dishes after taking them out of the cupboard, before he used them, I knew something was up. “What are you doing,” I asked. “Getting all the chemicals off the […]

How to Wash Cloth Diapers

When I was pregnant with my first child, the best gift we received was a subscription to a diaper service. I made it known that I wanted to use cloth diapers but we lived in an apartment and the cost of washing them in a Laundromat did not sound appealing. I loved that service while […]

Natural Lip Gloss Recipe

How much do you know about lip gloss and lip balm? The stuff you’ve been using to keep your lips moist and healthy for years may actually be causing you more harm than good. Consider these facts: Carmex and medicated lip balms are meant to help you dry out cold sores. As a result, their […]

Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Roaches

Ack! The roach: one of the household pests that gets the least love from homeowners. Spiders at least eat other pests, and mice are even a little cute, but roaches don’t even have that going for them. Roaches are freeloaders in your home in the truest sense of the word, offering only problems and no […]

Using Honey For Wounds?

Many folks love to drizzle honey all over their biscuits. And, many also understand the health benefits of using honey rather than white sugar. Some drink a daily dose of honey and apple cider vinegar in warm water. But I’ve not heard or read a lot about those of us who have thrown out our […]

Calendula Oil Benefits

If you have dry or sensitive skin, you may have a hard time finding a skin care product that won’t cause irritation. There may be something growing right in your backyard garden that can help you out. The calendula flower. What Is Calendula? Otherwise called pot marigold, calendula is a variety of flower that includes […]