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 …

Kid-Friendly Creamsicle Toothpaste Recipe- Scratch Mommy

Kid-Friendly Creamsicle Toothpaste Recipe

Have you ever wondered why kids toothpaste costs so much money? Seriously? Why is it that their toothpaste costs double what adult toothpaste costs!!?? Is it the glitter, dyes, or crazy flavors? Perhaps it’s the carton characters? I just don’t get it. There’s also the question as to why our kids need so many crazy ingredients in their toothpaste. Have …

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils (with 2 DIY recipes for you to try)!- Scratch Mommy

Solid Perfume Recipes with Essential Oils

You want to make sure that people are able to smell you when you walk into a room. No, I’m not talking about the bad, *you stink* kind of smell. Everyone should have a signature scent, and with one of these solid perfume recipes with essential oils, you can have just that. In a good way of course. Ahhh, the …

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 …

Homemade-Red-Potato-Salad-Recipe (homemade dressing, too!)- Scratch Mommy

Red Potato Salad Recipe (with bonus step by step video!)

There are so many delicious potato salad varieties and this combination is right up there as one of the best! This beautiful red potato salad recipe is like a cross between a traditional potato salad and a creamy egg salad. The made from scratch creamy dressing in this salad is a delicious mayonnaise alternative that includes just two nourishing ingredients …

Super easy peasy smashed potatoes recipe (only 4 ingredients)!- Scratch Mommy

Easy Peasy Smashed Potatoes (4 ingredients for a scrumptious side)

Who doesn’t want a heartwarming, soul pleasing, deliciously warm breakfast in the morning? Sounds good, right? How about all the work that goes along with it? Hmm, not quite as good. Well, worry not, because while I love scrumptious meals, I definitely don’t love hours of prep and clean up. And, let’s be honest, who has time for that? Definitely …