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 …

7 ways to decrease allergens inside your home- Scratch Mommy

7 Ways To Allergen Proof Your Home

There was once a time when I didn’t even think about allergens in my home. Of course, spring would come and I’d deal with seasonal allergies, but that all had to do with the great outdoors so I didn’t think about inside my home. Then I had baby number two and things started changing. He was my eczema baby. It’s amazing …

DIY Edible Massage Lotion Recipe- Find the recipe on Scratch Mommy

Edible Massage Lotion

This Valentine’s Day, anniversary, or any day consider treating your partner to an extra special massage that includes some DIY edible massage lotion. It is the month of Valentine’s Day and whether you’re going away with your partner or choosing to do something at home, it is a nice time to do something a little special, something a little more …

Skincare during cancer treatments is very important. Here are a few treatments and tips to help you care for your skin properly while having cancer.

Skincare During Cancer Treatments

        People diagnosed with cancer have so many things on their minds after the diagnosis…how will I take care of my family, how will this affect my job, will I be okay, etc…that they often overlook their skincare needs. Although it may seem a trivial point, “How will cancer treatments affect my skin?” It really isn’t that trivial. …

Learn how to use a grocery price binder.

Real Food on a Budget: Creating a Price Binder

Many people want to switch over to real food but get overwhelmed when things are a lot more “pricey” than their counterparts. While organic and real foods tend to be a bit more expensive, it’s important to know that buying *real* food does not have to break the bank. There are techniques that one can acquire to help balance the budget …

If you have no idea where to start with cooking, or just want to brush up skills, you won't want to miss this. This edition is about how to read a recipe.

Cooking School Series: How to Read a Recipe

  As a strong, yet sort of apathetic student in school I finally found myself excited about something while taking culinary classes in Switzerland the summer I was nineteen. The program was through my university where I was studying Hospitality Management.  I really enjoyed being in the kitchen and cooking… and I was pretty good at it!  After that trip, …

Support your kidneys - Learn how AND get a fantabulous dandelion smoothie recipe!

Five Tips For Kidney Health (& A Tasty Dandelion Smoothie Recipe)!

When my son was in the NICU, just a mere 24 hours after he was born, I heard the doctors tell me he had “acute hydronephrosis and kidney failure.” I had no idea what hydronephrosis meant, but I could assume kidney failure was tragic. How could my little man already be diagnosed with this? He wasn’t even 24 hours old and …