DIY Hydrating Magnesium Oil Recipe (with less sting!) - Scratch Mommy

DIY Hydrating Magnesium Oil (with less sting!)

I’m a sucker for convenience and simplicity…and like most of us when something becomes inconvenient it easily gets pushed to the wayside. This is what happened to me when I started magnesium supplementation. At first, in the honeymoon stage, I was gung-ho and used the magnesium religiously. However, because it stung my skin and was expensive within weeks I found myself …

Leaky Gut Decoded - Scratch Mommy

What Is Leaky Gut?

Picture this! …an overworked mom of three with dark circles under her eyes who’s tired by midday, irritable, and suffers from achy joints, constipation, and extra weight around her midsection. She has also noticed the hair on her eyebrows isn’t as thick as it used to be, her libido is low, and she frequently has abdominal discomfort. Oh, and don’t …

Lemon Basil Pesto Recipe

Lactofermented Lemon Basil Sundried Tomato Pesto Recipe

  Pesto is the perfect complement to many meals and snacks. Of course with pasta, but also as a dip for fresh veggies, to elevate a turkey sandwich, or on eggs. It’s delicious, bright, green, and bursting with flavor. You know what makes pesto even better? Lactofermenting it. By allowing it to ferment, probiotics build up in the pesto and …

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 …