Category Archives: Home Remedies

The Holistic Mama’s Moisturizing Face Oil Recipe

I’ve met a lot of terrific people and developed some great relationships through Facebook. I love the network of like-minded people that I’ve been introduced to. Through this network we are able to share ideas, recipes, and stories, help spread … Continue reading

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Simple Living Night at Terra Cotta Vineyards, New Concord, Ohio

Alisha from First Grade Follies and myself are hosting a Simple Living Night at a local winery. If you are in the New Concord area come join us on August 9, from 6-8 pm for a fun and educational evening … Continue reading

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Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

I recently bought a large bottle of apple cider vinegar to make a tincture of plantain to use on minor skin abrasions, bites and stings. I knew that white vinegar had a lot of household uses but wasn’t sure about … Continue reading

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Medicinal Plants: Plantain

Plantain (Plantago major and Plantago lanceolata) is a common “weed” that can be easily found in almost any yard. There are over 200 varieties, the most common being English Plantain and Common Plantain. (The above photo is Common Plantain) Plantain contains astringent properties that … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Heartburn

Approximately 60 million Americans suffer from occasional bouts of heartburn. I was not part of this group…until recently. In the last few weeks I’ve begun to experience mild discomfort from pregnancy-related heartburn. It mostly creeps up at night and is … Continue reading

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