Honey Soft Hands Scrub

DIY Honey Soft Hands Scrub

This homemade scrub will leave your hands soft and silky feeling! To make Honey Soft Hands Scrub: You’ll need just a few items,  which should be found at your local grocery store: 1/4 cup coarse sea salt 1 1/2 tablespoons softened coconut oil 1 1/2 tablespoons liquid castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s) 1 teaspoon honey Mix all of the ingredients together, until thoroughly blended. If you’d like, you can add a drop or two of … Continue reading

Honey & Hemp Shampoo Bar (plus a soap book giveaway)

Honey & Hemp Shampoo Bar Recipe

Today, I’m over at Natural Herbal Living, sharing a recipe for a honey & hemp shampoo bar. To see the full recipe, just click on the photo above or the link below! Honey & Hemp Shampoo Bar     You may also like my complete Natural Soap Making package that includes eBooks on making cold process soap, milk soaps and shampoo bars, along with a private Facebook group where you can ask me all of your … Continue reading

How Raw Honey Helped Save My Diabetic Dad’s Foot

Raw honey heals diabetic sores

I generally try to avoid sensationalist posts with the words “amazing!” and “miracle treatment!” in them; however, this post is going to talk about a (for real) amazing miracle treatment that helped save my diabetic dad’s foot! I’m excited to share it with you today, in the hopes that perhaps it will reach others out there in need of the information. My dad has been a diabetic since he was 15 years old. At the … Continue reading

Spring Tonic Honey

Spring Tonic Honey with Violets and Dandelion

Spring has sprung around my house! Dandelions and violets are starting to pop up everywhere. These are two of my favorite plants to work with; there are so many health benefits that each offers. Today, I want to show you how I use them to make a Spring Tonic Honey. We’re going to need three ingredients: raw honey (local if at all possible) fresh dandelion flowers fresh violet flowers Raw honey is a healing food, … Continue reading

Carrot & Honey Soap Recipe

Carrot and Honey Homemade Soap Recipe

This carrot and honey soap is one of my most popular bars! Most people like to use it as a gentle facial cleanser, but it can be used as a body bar as well. I loaded it up with anti-aging and moisturizing ingredients, so it’s especially suitable for dry, mature skin. Though, having said that, a teenager I know loves how it helps their acne-prone skin as well. Each time I’ve made this recipe, I’ve … Continue reading

Oatmeal & Honey Soap Recipe

Oatmeal and Honey Soap

Not long after my children went on a gluten free diet, they came down with chicken pox. It sounds silly, but I couldn’t stop dwelling on the sad fact that I couldn’t use the traditional oatmeal baths and lotions and such that are so helpful for itchy skin afflictions. As soon as I learned how, I determined I’d make my own skin-soothing oatmeal & honey soap free of gluten, dairy and soy. This recipe is … Continue reading

Easy Honey Candy Crunch

Easy Honey Crunch Candy Recipe

A while back, I bought a copy of Rodale’s Naturally Delicious Desserts and Snacks by Faye Martin. It’s an out of print book, from 1978, but you can still pick up used copies from Amazon.com for only a couple of dollars plus shipping. I found the basis for this recipe in there, and once I made it, I just had to share. There are some similarities between it and my Honey Nut Brittle Candy Recipe, … Continue reading