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DIY Herbal Hair Detangler Recipe

Let me paint the scene for you… There’s a little girl wincing and crying, a mom desperately trying to get her daughter’s hair to look decent, and a head of hair that is determined to make it as difficult at possible. Sound familiar? If you have any kids with longer hair then you likely have dealt with trying to brush …

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DIY Natural Hair Gel Recipe

I had a moment this morning. You know that moment when you open the bathroom cupboard only to realize that you used the last of your gel yesterday but desperately need it today? It’s a moment of desperation, for sure. Run frantically to the store and gel your hair in the car. Then keep driving with sticky hands…Yuck. Nothing comes …

DIY Jalapeno Coconut Oil Sore Muscle Rub Recipe

What should you do with a bumper crop of jalapenos in the garden? Well, after pickling them and making enough salsa for the neighborhood, I still found myself knee deep in peppers one summer. I couldn’t give them away anymore because my friends and family couldn’t handle the heat. For some reason, the peppers were super duper hot. I hate to …

Try our DIY Hair Gel Recipe (non-toxic, easy, effective, and healthy)!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Hair Gel Recipe

When I was a kid, I did dance and every performance my mother would lather my hair in gel so that it would fit the dance guidelines. So much gel! I had no idea what ingredients were in that hair gel, all I knew was that we needed the crazy strength stuff and if it came in a fun color …

Come snag our DIY Poison Ivy Lotion (draw out toxins, dry up the rash, and soothe your itchy skin)!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Poison Ivy Lotion Recipe

Before I had kids I loved to go on weekend long kayaking trips. One downside to spending so much time on the water though, is that poison ivy likes to lurk at the water’s edge. Needless to say I’ve gotten pretty good at both recognizing (and avoiding) poison ivy and treating the rash it causes. But I try to steer …

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe (isn't it beautiful)- Scratch Mommy

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe

A foot soak is the perfect way to soothe tired, achy feet. The right combination of herbs and essential oils will help relax the muscles, leaving feet feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. The therapeutic benefit of foot soaks often extends beyond the feet; relieving excess tension over the entire body. They also have the ability to calm an anxious mind. To prepare …