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Homemade Castile Soap

There’s nothing better than having a shower or bath and using a bar of natural Castile soap. Castile soaps don’t dry your skin out or have a toxic chemical scent, instead, they smell and feel wonderful! This recipe for Castile soap is one of Wendyl’s; be sure to follow it precisely as any changes in quantity and/or procedure will affect the result and …

 

 

14 Household Uses For Soda Ash

Soda ash is baking soda’s older, gruntier brother. It’s a powerful natural cleaner but unlike its counterpart, it cannot be eaten. Soda ash, other wise known as sodium carbonate, is fine with a powdery consistency where as washing soda (often called soda ash) is gritty and harder to work with. We only use Wendyl’s Green Goddess Premium Soda Ash in our natural …

 

 

DIY Natural Baby Bath Wash

A lot of commercial baby bath washes contain an array of toxins, be very careful when buying and make sure you go over labels with a fine-toothed comb. One of the most popular commercial washes is Head to Toe Wash by Nivea; here are a few of the ingredients that I wouldn’t like to bath in myself let alone put on baby: Cocamidopropyl …

 

 

Feed The Birds!

In winter give the wild birds on your property a helping hand when it comes to finding food with these tips and recipes. They’ll love you for it and you’ll love seeing the bird life increase in your garden, this is especially helpful when we head into the warmer months and bug season arrives. Birds are great bug catchers. To …

 

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Raw Squash & Pomegranate Salad

  This season our butternut squash did very well, which left me thinking of different ways to eat it. A friend of a friend put me onto this delicious salad made with raw grated butternut squash; I had never heard of eating squash raw before and was delighted to discover it tastes great: a bit like melon when combined with persimmon, olive …