6 Ways You Should Be Using Glycerin at Home

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Glycerin has always been one of those mystery products to me. I’ve heard about it a lot in natural living circles –  “Oh, glycerin is a great natural health and beauty product!” — but didn’t actually know what to do with it. I’ve actually had this […]

Balancing the Risks of Sunscreen & Skin Cancer

This post was first published several years ago, but it’s worth repeating as we head into summer once again! Like most of the girls my age, I spent a lot of time soaking up rays during my teenage years, sometimes with a little baby oil to speed up the suntan process. Yep, I got burned […]

5 Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Green Your Life

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Some of my friends who are new to green and natural living tell me they’re unsure where to start. They say they get stuck trying to decide which changes to make first or which ones are the most important. I definitely understand, because starting to learn […]

12 Green & Natural Living Goals for the New Year

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I know, I know, it’s not even Christmas yet and here I am about to talk about making New Year’s Goals! But the thing is, I’ve already talked about how to have a simple Christmas this year, and as Katie recently pointed out, she’s already covered […]

Homemade Tick & Mosquito Spray

The tick population has been out of control at our house this year. The season started early and with a vengeance, and by the time we headed to Florida for our vacation, we were ready for a break from them. Unfortunately, two-and-a-half weeks without mowing meant that our yard was quite jungle-like when we returned, […]

4 Home Remedies to Knock Out a Cold

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Feeling that tickle coming on in the back of your throat? Besides the hundred other reasons that feeling sick usually makes me frustrated, I always get a bit overwhelmed and feel inadequate when I consider the “treatments” for run-of-the-mill sick bugs. I don’t really like taking […]