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Earth Day Giveaway!

  Welcome to the Earth Day Giveaway Hop, hosted by The Pistachio Project and Green Moms Network! Each of the participating blogs will be giving away a prize to help you go green and celebrate Earth Day! Earth Day is just one day out of the year, but we want to give you ways to go eco-friendly all year long. …

DIY natural stain remover recipe- Scratch Mommy

DIY Natural Stain Remover

I’ve been that lady covered in peanut butter smears whose kids are wearing clothes stained with who-knows-what that you’ve seen at the grocery store. I’ve accepted that we won’t all be clean at one time until my kids are at least 14. We just won’t. However, I do still want some unstained clothes for all of us to wear for special occasions …

DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Lotion- The perfect (and SAFE!) ratios of essential oils to have you rolling in the season's most favorite scent!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Lotion

You know those annoying pumpkin spice fanatics who come out of the wood work every October? Yes, I’m one of those. While I won’t be getting any pumpkin spice lattes from that mainstream coffee shop that shall not be named, I WILL be indulging in plenty of homemade pumpkin spice goodness! This DIY pumpkin spice body lotion recipe is a fun …

Borax in skincare...let us help you understand the truth about using borax in skincare products- Scratch Mommy

The Truth About Borax In Skincare

Borax and skincare can be a controversial (and sometimes confusing) topic. The truth about borax in skincare is certainly something I’ve tried to understand for a long time. As I began investigating borax, it became clear that many differing opinions exist regarding its safety. Today I’d like to share my findings with you and explain the conclusion I have reached concerning …

Beautiful dried herbs...an easy way to preserve your herbs for use when you have no fresh herbs. Come learn our tips for preserving herbs on Scratch Mommy!

How to Store Herbs for Potency and Longevity

Herbs are some of the easiest things to preserve. Seriously! Listen…if you want to get the most flavor out of your herbs, both from your garden OR if you bought them, there are a few simple steps you need to follow for maximum potency and longevity. Follow the tips below and always have well-preserved, fresh herbs on hand when you are working …

Get yourself a from scratch laundry room with our 5 simple DIY tips (reduce toxins on your skin, in the air, and in the environment)!- Scratch Mommy

5 Ways to Have a From Scratch Laundry Room

This post might seem intimidating or even not worth while for some of you, but let me assure you, having a from scratch laundry room is not that hard and definitely has it’s benefits! Fact: The very first steps I took in the natural-from-scratch world were in the laundry room. It all started with my second born. He had eczema since birth …

Beautiful, easy, probiotic rich fermented pickles!- Scratch Mommy

Easy Fermented Pickles

So, what’s the Big Deal with Fermentation? I’m sure at this point in your life you’ve heard of fermentation, like these easy fermented pickles. It’s all the rage in the “health” food world *real* food world. The funny thing is, fermentation has been around (literally!) for centuries. In fact, if you eat sauerkraut, drink wine, or enjoy yogurt—you already know …

Hiccups Cure - Easy, tried and true, reliable, effective, secret ingredient! | Scratch Mommy

Hiccups Cure – Tried & True (secret ingredient) Remedy!

Hiccups are the worst! I’m sure that you’ve come across many manners of home remedies for hiccups cures. Here are a few that I’ve come across: Sipping water, holding your breath, getting scared or surprised, pulling on your tongue, and dissolving a spoonful of sugar on your tongue. …I’m here to tell you to ignore all of that. Before I …