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Top Reasons why to use Bar Soap

Top Reasons why to use Bar Soap

Time to make the switch to bar soap. If you haven’t already made the switch to using bar soap, I’m going to convince you why you should get with the 2020s and make the change! Not only are there convincing reasons why bar soap is better for your skin, it’s also important for our environment. So, let me sway you to the all-natural side. 1. It's great for your skin Bar soap is 100% saponified butters & oils which has glycerin in the end product. This is not only a gentle cleanser, but moisturizing for your skin too. Many liquid...

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Clean with Infused Vinegar

Clean with Infused Vinegar

It's hard not to notice all the plastic in our homes, especially the plastic bottles in our bathrooms and under the sinks.  Not only does it create all that guilty waste, but they take up so much space!  Can you imagine all that extra room under the sink or in the laundry room if you didn't have to store all those bottles.  I started reducing in my shower first by switching to bar soap.  One bar can serve you body wash, shaving soap, face & even hair.  Next step- cleaning products.  You don't need many items to clean your home...

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Laundry Soap Bars

Laundry Soap Bars

  There’s a movement happening to create a natural, toxin-free home. It’s something everyone should take seriously because once you start learning about the different chemicals that are in our every-day products, it’s ridiculous. But really… there are so many toxic chemicals found in household cleaners. We can make our own all-natural products that are safe AND effective.   Please take notice of the labels on your laundry detergent, cleaners, dish soap, shampoo & conditioner, body soap, shave cream, cosmetics, deodorant, lotion, cream, lip balm, candles, air fresheners… these can contain chemicals that can be carcinogenic, endocrine disruptors & neurotoxins....

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Top 3 Ways to use Stinging Nettle

Top 3 Ways to use Stinging Nettle

It’s amazing what over an inch of rain can do to our prairie landscape after a slow start to Spring. Over the last ten days we saw everything turn green and start growing, and quickly. We were fortunate to finish up seeding in the fields before the rains came. I went out for a walk and found six different types of wildflowers all together on some of our land and weeds galore! I write weeds, as that is what they are to the vast majority of people, but to me they are also useful plants. I was specifically on the...

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How I Make Soap

How I Make Soap

I have been buying handmade bar soap for years and swear by it. My dry itchy skin is gone and my skin sensitivities disappeared. Then a few years ago, my mom said “I’m surprised you don’t just make your own soap, being as that would be a ‘Jess kind of thing’.” I love to make things in our home and follow an all-natural lifestyle. Then I thought “Hm!  You're right! Why haven’t I made soap??” There’s something about using handmade soap that you just can’t find in mass manufactured soap. Handmade soap has character. It’s charming, smells good, feels good...

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