How To Make Seed Packets for FREE!

How To Make Seed Packets for FREE!

When I started gardening it was really an experiment for me. Even though I grew up grandparents & great-grands who grew most of their own food & even raised animals for food, I could not even manage to keep houseplants alive for long. I just loved them to death! Now 4 years into my own…

SCS – How’s Your Mental Health?

Hi again friends & neighbors! I posted this video on all my social media channels because its just that important. If you’ve been here before you know that I am a huge mental health advocate. Having struggled with chronic depression & anxiety for more than 2 decades, I finally learned to prioritize, manage, and channel…

Trimming 4b/4c Natural Hair

I’m getting a trim this week’s self care Sunday & sharing 3 different methods I have used for trimming 4b/4c natural hair. Before I dive right into the trim, let’s talk about why having a routine is crucial to healthy natural hair, how I finally accepted this fact & what my routine is. In the…

DIY Kitchen Cleaners Without Borax

Hi friend! If you’ve been here before welcome back! If you’re new here, thanks so much for stopping by! Today I’m talking about DIY kitchen cleaners. If you’ve been here before, you already know that I am a natural purist (mostly). It all started with my natural hair & it’s love affair with castile soap….

Eco-Friendly Home Essentials

One of my goals for 2019 & beyond is to continue my sustainability journey by challenging myself to shop less. When I have to shop, I want to buy smarter & greener than I already have been. Some things are easy enough, I just need to do them more – like thrifting. I love thrift…

2018 Holiday Green Gift Guide

It’s Christmas time!!  And you know what that means… a mad dash to finish checking off the Christmas list. Why do we always wait until the last minute to get those last few gifts?  I personally think it’s the adrenaline of the holiday season & the challenge of finding that “perfect” item for that 1…

How To Clean Silver Quickly & Naturally

Every spring I like to use my grandmother’s teapots as centerpieces on the dining room table.  But I never like cleaning silver because I have flashbacks of Grandmother buying every expensive formula & cloth combo known to man that was “GUARANTEED to quickly & easily clean the tarnish from your silver”. I have a confession… …

Why Turmeric & Liquid Amino Acids Are My 2 New Kitchen Favorites

I have been a naturalista for something like 26 years.  In the beginning I tried so many products, some worked, some not.  Only when I kinda became a “purist” (maybe) did I find out that some of the best things I cook with are also the best for my body & hair.  No surprise there….

Why I Finally Tried the Max Hydration Method & What I Think About It

Well my naturalistas, I finally took the plunge.  I tried the Maximun Hydration Method (MHM) & I’m here to tell you my results & exactly how I feel about it. I read about this method a while ago, but at the time I had locs & would not have dared to even think about it. …

One Room Challenge ~ Week 3~ Creating Outdoor Rooms

Our yard is not huge – it’s about 24′ x 75′ not including the existing patio.  It’s still plenty of space for creating outdoor rooms & still have play space.  It almost looks like there is not much going on this week. There’s only a few physical changes, but there is plenty going on behind the scenes….