Home Remedy for Sinus Infection

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Our home remedy for sinus infection is quick, effective, and you can use whatever you have on hand in your yard or natural remedy stash. A couple of my family members tend to have colds and allergies go to their sinuses and just hang out there. The headaches, achey face, and headaches tend to linger,…

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Natural Scents Hot Pot

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I love natural scents, but great quality candles are kind of costly to burn daily. I discovered that I can fill all of the rooms of my little home with delicious natural scents for pennies a day. Here’s how… First, I send my kids into the yard to gather anything that smells good: sprigs of…

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Upset Stomach Remedies

Upset stomach remedies that are natural, effective, and fast...these are my go to home remedies.

Upset stomach remedies are one of the first things I learned when I started becoming interested in home remedies. My approach was something like this: research the most likely illness that we get, and find good natural treatments.  Though stomach ache treatments are commonly passed down through family lore, we didn’t really have a good go…

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DIY Sunscreen: Myth Busted!

DIY Sunscreen: Myth Busted! What you need to know before trusting a homemade sunscreen recipe.

DIY sunscreen recipes are being shared all over Pinterest these days, but as a majorly pale Mama with four pale kiddos, I wanted to make sure that I wasn’t taking any chances with our skin or our long term health. Which is really a tough subject, because ALL of the sunscreen options in our local…

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The Onion Poultice


The onion poultice is a very old fashioned remedy that has so many modern applications. It’s a basic and frequently used tool in our home remedy arsenal for all sorts of complaints. The word poultice is very old fashioned, and it’s fitting…this is a timeless remedy. I have a special place in my heart (and…

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Making a Garlic Press

gwens nest garlic press remedy

I’ve shared about garlic presses in a series I did a couple years ago on using garlic in home remedies. But I felt that this handy little trick needed its own post. Why Use a Garlic Press? Why is this so awesome? I’m glad you asked. First, you don’t have to actually eat or swallow…

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Stevia: Good or Bad?


Stevia: good or bad?  It’s a burning question that several health bloggers have tackled lately.  So this Trim Healthy Tuesday, I thought I’d jump in and warn my readers of the DANGERS of stevia.  Because really…that’s what these types of posts are all about, right? I realize that I’ve been remiss in taking advantage of…

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Rooibos Chai Tea


Roobios chia tea is a lifesaver.  I love coffee with real cream, even though I didn’t indulge daily.  So it really stunk big time when I discovered that I needed to cut out caffeine.  I was never a huge fan of herbal teas, but on recommendation of friends, I’ve discovered a few really delicious teas…

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