How to Make Beeswax Candles

How to Make Beeswax Candles

I guess I am a maker in every sense of the word.  

Even when I know I can get something relatively inexpensively at the store, I still find so much satisfaction in learning how to make it myself at home.

Being a maker allows me to add my own creative spin on everything and enjoy the process of seeing pieces and ingredients become finished things.

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Homemade Nontoxic Bathroom Scrub Cleaner

Homemade Nontoxic Bathroom Scrub Cleaner

I have to admit, it is easier for me to adapt to a healthier diet than it is for me to address the toxins lurking in our home.

I have read that the mattresses we sleep on are toxic, our cellphones emit harmful EMF's and new furniture off-gases toxins for years after purchasing it.  

It can honestly all get so overwhelming.

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Sweet and Crispy Homemade Toasted Coconut Chips

Sweet and Crispy Homemade Toasted Coconut Chips

It's 9 P.M.  The kids are all in bed and you want a treat.

You want something healthy, but you don't want to spend an hour and half making it.  You also don't want to be up until midnight cleaning a sink full of dishes.

If this scenario sounds familiar, then this recipe, my friend, is for you.

As long as you keep a few bags of coconut flakes stocked in your pantry, and your cast iron skillet out on the stove, then you are a mere 10 minutes away from crispy, coconut-y, sweet goodness.

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Refinishing a Clawfoot Tub Before and After

Refinishing a Clawfoot Tub Before and After

We just recently finished our farmhouse bathroom remodel, but the plans have been in my little head for a few years now.  

Ever since I started dreaming about swapping out our blue tile for white and removing our old vinyl shower insert, I knew I wanted a clawfoot tub.

I browsed the web to price new ones, but it only took a few minutes to cponvince me we wpould be going the fixer-upper antique route.

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Easter Parade Blog Hop Farmhouse Bedroom

Easter Parade Blog Hop Farmhouse Bedroom

I am such a simple girl.

I literally do not own a single necklace or pair of earrings.

My shoe collection consists of a pair of wedges and a pair of flats.

This entire winter I wore the same three button ups, three sweaters and three pairs of jeans.  My husband and I have always called this "my uniform."

I have gone through seasons of my life where I have tried to be a little more fancy, and get some high heals, red lipstick and gold dangle earrings.

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All Natural Organic Cocoa Lip Balm

All Natural Organic Cocoa Lip Balm

Hey friends!

Today I want to introduce you to my sister Laura from Wholesome Homestead Blog.

She blogs all about staying healthy, by avoiding toxins in your home, and eating nutrient dense, traditional food. 

She is also a gut health expert.  

Make sure to head over to her blog, and get on her newsletter, so you never miss one of her amazing posts, like how and why to make bone broth, natural remedies for ear infections and DIY toothpaste. 

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