Chaga grows on birch trees near my home in northern Maine and is not very attractive, but the health benefits of chaga are extremely attractive. I have heard it said that we will find in nature what we need to maintain or heal our health. I’ve also heard that the things that heal us resemble what they’re curing. [Read more…]
Yup, coconut oil is high in fat. GOOD FAT! This means your body recognizes coconut oil for what it is: REAL! Everyone should be using coconut oil daily — in your body, on your body, for your body. Below are several ways to use coconut oil for a healthier you. [Read more…]
We’ve all had those burns in the kitchen whether from a hot burner or dish, hot peppers, or oil. NOT FUN! A split second and you pay for it for days! Ouch, we’ve all been there. Next time, try these tricks to relieve burn symptoms! [Read more…]
Anyone that has a dog knows that moment. That moment when they are sprayed by a skunk. Ugh! It takes just a moment but then is followed by hours of trying to keep the dog off the furniture, baths with tomato soup, shampoo, and whatever else you can think of to try and get the skunk smell out of the dog. Next time, try this proven concoction that was created by a chemist back in 1993. It works immediately! [Read more…]
Tile grout is a big pain in the you-know-what! No matter what I tried, I just couldn’t get it clean. I found this DIY Non Toxic Grout Cleaning trick on Facebook and it works like a charm. I love it when I can find natural, easy to find household ingredients to do jobs that chemicals do a mediocre job of! I hope you enjoy this quick and easy cleaning solution! [Read more…]
Ants are pesky little insects and this non toxic home remedy for how to kill ants is a lifesaver for any homeowner! It’s simple. My sister (the quilter) has been telling me for months to share this quick tip with all of you so here you go! Get ready to be rid of ants in an inexpensive and all natural way that’s EASY and FAST! There are many ways out there but these ingredients are usually household items so there’s no need to wait for a trip to the store. Plus, our aunt told us about this one and it works. Thanks Aunt Diane!
On my windowsill above the sink sit jars of Fire Cider and herb flavored vinegar. Now is the time to start these if you want them ready for gift giving during December. Fire Cider may be used daily as a kick-start to your day. A teaspoon – tablespoon should do the trick. It may also be used to help your body fight common colds. One sip will heat your insides! Herbal vinegar is a fun ingredient for salad dressings or marinades. Let your creative mind play with what herbs to use. [Read more…]
I have had eczema off and on for 20 years. Sometimes it is a tiny little spot that lasts a few days and others it is a few more spots. I’ve never had hand eczema as bad as this last time though! Wow, it has taken over a month for any relief. I’ve tried the steroids doctors give for eczema, over the counter creams that normally work, and nothing would touch this… until I tried Aloe Vera! I strongly feel that Aloe Vera is a natural remedy and cure for hand eczema.