Ginger Chamomile Digestive Tea (a bitter tea to help you with digestion)- Scratch Mommy

A Bitter Tea Recipe To Help Aid Digestion

The summer season can be one of picnics, campouts, and potlucks…a season of food shared in large quantities at weddings, family reunions, and vacations. These are important moments in life and shouldn’t be avoided, however they can also wreak havoc on our digestive systems. Help your body feel its best, even after overeating, with a cup of this warming and bitter …

Freshly cut DIY glycerin soap bars, so easy to make for you and to give as gifts!- Scratch Mommy

Soothing DIY Glycerin Soap

Homemade soap is truly a marvelous and wonderful thing. It also requires the use of lye in many cases and well that’s not always something we all want to tackle and is certainly not a project for young children to take on. We can, however; make a soothing homemade glycerin soap that is easily customized for our homes and for …

Learn why you should grow calendula in your skin healing herbal garden!- Scratch Mommy

Grow A Skin Healing Flower Garden

Spring is here and many of us are turning our thoughts to gardens full of beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and tasty vegetables. In all that planning, designing, and planting don’t forget to include flowers that are not only beautiful, but also healing and useful to the skin. Take time to create and grow a skin healing flower garden so that later …

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 …

Bucket Dandelion Greens- Use plentiful dandelions in your home, for body products, and in food!- Scratch Mommy

How to Use Dandelion (for home, body, and food)

Dandelion, that sunny weed that is the bane of any perfect lawn seeking homeowner is so much more than something to be eradicated. In fact, dandelion is an herb with so much potential that it should be revered by the DIY homemaker. This amazing wildflower has tremendous medicinal, nutritive, and creative uses. Get started using every part of this ‘weed’ for body, …

Learn how to use mint herb for your body, home, and as food!- Scratch Mommy

How To Use Peppermint Herb (for the home, body, and food)

Peppermint…that fragrant, almost extremely invasive plant in the herb garden is a miraculous botanical. This abundant and easy to grow herb has seemingly no end to its many uses, which is a very good thing considering how fast it spreads. So, how to use peppermint leaf herb that grows so abundantly? The multitude of uses for mint includes everything from …

Lavender Herb Infused Sugar - Learn how to use lavender for the home, body, and as food- Scratch Mommy

How To Use Lavender Herb (for home, body, and food)

Lavender, the beautiful flower loved by gardeners, herbalists, and bees is a powerhouse botanical. This flowering beauty is another one of those multi-purpose herbs. Lavender herb is prized for it’s perfume and should be as that perfume and the rest of the plant can serve us, our homes, and our kitchens incredibly well. Get started using lavender for body, home, and food with our ultimate guide for …