10 tips for how to have a modern hippie Christmas- sticking to your morals and way of living without giving into consumerism.

10 Tips For How To Have a Modern Hippie Holidays

What is a Modern Hippie? Well, a Modern Hippie is me, and most likely you too if you’re on this blog. A Modern Hippie wears homemade deodorant, can explain why bone broth is a super food, and is conscious of the environment and sustainable living, all while maintaing the appearance of a put-together-mama. What is a Modern Hippie Holiday? Basically, …

Non-Toy Gifts For Your Loved Ones

This Christmas our family is adopting the idea of buying less and giving more, an Advent conspiracy if you will. We are choosing to purchase intentionally, boycotting big box retailers, and supporting small businesses. Part of my goal for this season is to focus on purchasing non-toy gifts for my kids. I know, I’m one of those boring moms but …

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 …

Scratch Mommy wants to help you countdown to the holidays with DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and a DIY Christmas Advent Calendar tutorials.

DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Tutorials

Let the countdown begin… Ah, the excitement and beauty of the Holidays! Every day more and more decorations go up. There are beautifully sparkling lights on the houses, both inside and out. And the look of wonder and amazement in our children’s faces is something to be cherished forever. Once December 1st rolls around I love to be able help …

27 Crunchy Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas (All Under $25)

Ahh, Christmas. The time of year that you receive things in your stocking that you really wish you didn’t. Come on, I seriously can’t be the only person that dislikes stocking stuffer gifts — they are so, worthless. Okay, maybe not all of them but the majority of stocking stuffers you literally just throw away that night or the next …

Wondering what to make with all of your junk mail? Create beautiful DIY Handmade Paper for one of a kind cards, stationary & gift wrap.

Tutorial- Turn Junk Mail Into Beautiful DIY Handmade Paper

Scratch Mommy… taking junk mail to a WHOLE new level! Handmade paper– we’ve all admired it, thought how pretty it was and thought “I could probably do that.” Thinking and doing are two different things. Making your own handmade paper puts you into one of those DIY Superwoman categories, doesn’t it? I’m here to tell you, we can all be DIY Superwomen. …