Category Archive: Personal care

Jun 26

Silver Sky Imports Singing Bowls

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Have you ever heard of singing bowls?  They are incredible.  There are different kinds of singing bowls, too:  Zen singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and Crystal singing bowls!  They are used not only to make music, but to provide relaxation, therapy, meditation, and healing.   Silver Sky Imports is a unique online marketplace that offers …

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Feb 16

Make-Your-Own Body Moisturizers – 10 Recipes!

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I’ve really, REALLY enjoyed the adventure of making my own products.  Not only am I saving money, which enables me to provide better for my family, I am producing higher quality products without harsh chemicals.  I can feel better about what I’m doing, for the earth, for my pocketbook, and for my family’s health!  It’s …

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Sep 22

Homemade Treatment for Head Lice

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Well, now that school is back in session, I’ve already received a notice from one of my children’s school that there has been a reported case of head lice.  Never a fun note to get.  Fortunately, all in my household have remained lice-free, but the recent note reminded me of 3 years ago when we …

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Jul 05

Homemade Chapstick/Lip Balm

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One of my goals for the self reliance journey was to learn to make chapstick.  I just happened to run out of the store-bought stuff a couple months ago, so the timing was perfect.   It’s really simple, really fun, and really rewarding to do, in my opinion.  Well worth the effort!  The bonus is …

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