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Simple Three Ingredient Tooth Powder

IMG_9327-001 When you want to make sauerkraut and need to use up that goat milk in cheesemaking and you run out of toothpaste, what do you do?

I am at a point in my life where in all things and in all cases I am embracing simplicity. It doesn’t have to look just like store-bought to work well and be a cleaner, better product. So this quick tooth powder comes together in two minutes flat when there are plenty of other DIY projects to handle.

And it works and stores wonderfully.


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How to Dilute Essential Oils

essential oils

Essential oils are concentrated natural oils distilled directly from fresh herbs and other plants. Because of their high concentration, essential oils should always be diluted with a carrier oil prior to topical application. Safely diluting essential oils not only protects you from adverse effects, such as irritation, phototoxicity, and sensitization, it also makes your little… 

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Deodorant Making Part 1: Testing Two Kinds

Clay vs. Baking Soda Deodorant

We have two different deodorant recipes on our website: Basic Baking Soda Deodorant Clay-based Deodorant My husband and I have always used the baking soda recipe and it works amazingly well (better than my store bought Dove antiperspirant actually!). The only catch is that to keep it solid here in Hawaii (I like to keep… 

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A Closer Look: Mild Flavor Yogurt Starter

Raspberry Yogurt

“This is the perfect-tasting culture for my taste buds. I eat yogurt with no sweeteners and I like a mild taste. This is it. Much like European yogurt. I also let it mellow in the machine a bit longer than required, then strain it through a coffee filter for Greek yogurt.” -Q Today we are… 

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Weekly Recap – October 3rd Edition

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It’s time for the weekly recap.  Leave your favorite links or ideas in the comments below!