How to Remove Sticky Label Residue Naturally

I often find that the most frustrating problems can have the simplest solutions. Take sticky label gunk, for example. It is such a trivial thing, but who else here hates it when you peel a label off of a jar (or worse, off of a book!) and it leaves behind that awful, sticky residue? It looks bad, feels bad, and …

Water kefir is loaded with vitamins, minerals, beneficial enzymes, and it's a great alternative to soda. Plus, it's super easy to make water kefir. Learn how here.

How to Make Water Kefir

My journey into a #LifeFromScratch has been a slowly developing experience over the last 5 years. I’ve been addicted to gardening since I was a child, and I just assumed that veggies would be my sole gardening adventure. Then, about 5 years ago, my world was shattered with constant, daily headaches. After trying a myriad of pills (all with devastating side effects), …

This DIY healing boo-boo balm is simple and easy to make. On a tight budget? There's a frugal recipe option so you can still enjoy a homemade non-toxic balm.

DIY Healing Boo-Boo Balm with Frugal Recipe Option

While many people see the new year as a fresh start, until this year it was always the end of summer for me. A new year, heading back to school, meant that I could cast aside the bad habits of summer and get back to basics and new habits. Over two years ago, these new habits included significantly reducing my …

Homemade whipped cream was never so easy! Sweetened with just a touch of maple syrup and vanilla, heavy whipping cream is literally whipped until it becomes fluffy. All it takes is a hand mixer, your favorite bowl, and about 5 minutes of your time.

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

What’s one of the first things you felt when you began to make the switch and live #LifeFromScratch ? Were you overwhelmed? Excited? Anxious? Defeated? Happy? For me, it was a combination of all of those things. Some days I’d feel overwhelmed with the amount of information I essentially had to relearn. Other times, I felt excited and happy — …

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 …