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 …

Homemade whipped cream was never so easy! Sweetened with just a touch of maple syrup and vanilla, heavy whipping cream is literally whipped until it becomes fluffy. All it takes is a hand mixer, your favorite bowl, and about 5 minutes of your time.

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

What’s one of the first things you felt when you began to make the switch and live #LifeFromScratch ? Were you overwhelmed? Excited? Anxious? Defeated? Happy? For me, it was a combination of all of those things. Some days I’d feel overwhelmed with the amount of information I essentially had to relearn. Other times, I felt excited and happy — …

Check out this tutorial on how to make gingerbread house dough from scratch plus some healthier alternatives to decorating your house with.

How to Make Gingerbread House Dough from Scratch

Let’s see how many of you remember this complicated recipe from your childhood: Take 6 graham crackers, glue them onto a clean milk carton with royal icing, decorate, let dry, and eat. If you do, maybe you went to elementary school with me. I remember saving up old milk and cream cartons, bringing them in every Christmas, and then making …

What makes cleaning actually fun? A product that is non-toxic & WORKS on EVERYTHING! Here are 7 reasons you NEED to switch to Branch Basics' non-toxic soap.

7 Reasons Why You Need to Switch to Branch Basics’ Non-Toxic Cleaner

I have a confession: Every other week I clean a home for extra money. And I despise it. The only reason I do it is because it covers the cost of Andrew’s school. This gives me more uninterrupted time to work on building up Naturally Loriel and taking care of my Editor-in-Chief duties around here on Scratch Mommy. You have to …