DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

DIY Edible Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types

Oh, this mama could use a spa day! One blissful day filled with hot stone massages, a pedicure with a side of champagne, and a facial that leaves my face radiant, smooth as a baby’s bottom, and brighter than it was before I had children…..Okay. Back to reality. That’s not happening any time soon. If you’re anything like me (and …

DIY Flea And Tick Repellent: A Powder Recipe For Dogs (Organic, Natural, Non-Toxic, Effective)

Hey friend, it’s Jess…the original Scratch Mommy. I am SO excited to share this DIY recipe with you today. I’m sure many of you are dog lovers and have been searching for the best and most effective non-toxic DIY flea and tick repellent solution. Well, THIS is IT! The newest member of our family was born February 28th of this year, so …

6 Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial for when that "me time" pops up!

Six Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial

Most of us are moms here, so I am sure you can relate that “me time” is pretty slim pickings. Between changing diapers, cooking from scratch, work, and scrubbing counter tops I am left with about 1.5 minutes devoted entirely to myself….man how I sometimes wish I could just be a kid again. Somehow though, there are those rare days …

Feeling frustrated or stressed? Learn how to make essential oil blends for personal inhalers so you can inhale uplifting and calming oils using Rivertree Life's inhalers.

How to Make Essential Oil Blends for Personal Inhalers (plus a COUPON code!)

We’ve all had those moments; The days when it seems like nothing goes right. You sleep through your alarm and start the day in a rush. You can only find left socks, of course no right ones, while getting the kids ready for school. The toddler throws his oatmeal on your last clean shirt. You go to do laundry only …

Learning how to brew kombucha is actually easier than it sounds and once you start, you'll be hooked. Goodbye $4 kombucha bottles!

How To Brew Kombucha and Add Flavors

Anyone who has ever been to the store Whole Foods has seen their iconic display of brightly colored kombucha gracing the checkout lanes. You can get flavors like ginger pomegranate, blueberry chia seed, or grapefruit. The price tag always gives me a bit of pause though — at almost $4 a bottle, it’s an expensive habit to have. But what …

My homemade Febreze® spray is just a few ingredients and it's totally effective at eliminating all kinds of odors

Homemade Febreze® Spray

Confession time: Before I began my #LifeFromScratch, you could come into my home at any given time and find a vast array of beautifully scented, chemical-filled candles, sprays, and cleaners. I was a complete sucker for all things filled with artificial fragrance. But the more I began to research, the more I realized that the term “fragrance” was just an …

Homemade hummus is incredibly easy to make at home. Doing this eliminates the use of BPA-lined cans and weird unnecessary ingredients. Plus, it saves you money!

How to Make Homemade Hummus (Basic Recipe)

In my continued quest for urban homesteading, foods made from scratch fit nicely into the equation. The more real, unprocessed food I can provide my family, the better Today I am sharing about some homemade hummus I am now adding to my cache of go-to snack foods. I know, I am totally behind on this as it seems everyone already …