effective tooth powder

DIY Toothpowder

We love making our own personal care. This DIY toothpowder is non-toxic, dentist-approved, and quick to make with simple ingredients. Have you tried tooth powder yet? I love using it – and my dentist approves of the results when I see him every six months!  The best is that you quickly and easily make this …

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DIY Beeswax Wraps

In this post, I am sharing an very easy way to make reusable beeswax wraps with simple ingredients! 2020 Update:  Click here to see how I made just a 3 simple linen beeswax wraps. I am always trying to find ways to cut down on plastic in my home.  According to some recent estimate, if …

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Make your own Yoghurt

Homemade Yogurt

Learn my ridiculously easy way for homemade yogurt that is cheap, delicious, and lets you control ingredients and taste. Homemade yogurt is so easy to make it’s almost ridiculous.  If you’re just starting out adding homemade cultured foods into your diet, this is such an easy one to try! Actually, making yogurt is so easy …

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how to make elderberry jam

How to make Elderberry Jam

Elderberry jam is a delicious and healthy spread for toasts or a topping for yoghurt or oatmeal. I love elderberries and every year, I turn them into delicious elderberry jam and juice! Growing up in Germany, my grandparents would drive around in the fall to find elderberry bushes and pick the berries.  They would make …

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zero-waste grocery shopping

Zero-waste grocery shopping

  Zero-waste has become a household word.  For good reason.  I am always amazed at how much food is wrapped in plastic when I go grocery shopping.  For a long time, I have been trying to cut down on plastic wrapping and grocery bags because they just end up in the landfill.  Normally, plastic items …

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