Natural Sleep Remedies

Combat insomnia with Natural Sleep Remedies from foodiewithfamily.com

Insomnia is my forever friend. Since as early in my life as I can remember, I’ve fought it with varying degrees of success.  It’s a family thing, too… My dad has always dealt with insomnia. If you have it, I’m sure what I’m about to say is going to sound familiar. You run yourself ragged…

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DIY All-Natural Disposable Makeup Remover Towelettes

Using a DIY All-Natural Disposable Make-up Removal Towelettes from foodiewithfamily.com

I love pretty clothes, nice smelling candles, and makeup. It’s no small feat managing to stay a girly-girl in the House-O-Men. I steadfastly cling to my God-given right to remain high-maintenance in a home full of people who may or may not actually pull a brush through their hair every day. The little boys find gawking at…

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Soothing Lavender Aloe Skin Tonic

Soothing Lavender Aloe Skin Tonic for irritated or sunburned skin! foodiewithfamily.com

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase after clicking them, I receive a small commission which in no way effects the price of the product for you. It’s nice when events conspire to inspire you, isn’t it? While in Maine for four days, I had a foot soak and massage at a lovely place…

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Sugar Body Scrubs

Homemade Sugar Body Scrubs for gift giving at www.foodiewithfamily.com

As the mom of five boys I claim my absolute right to indulge in girly spa treatments whenever I’d like. As a woman who lives in the dead center of the middle of nowhere, I have to get a little creative about that. It usually involves pulling a nice deep bathtub of hot water and…

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DIY Body Wash and Liquid Hand Soap

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As you can imagine, a home with five sons, an evil genius handyman husband, two dogs, an elderly cat and fifteen chickens can get a little -how to say- malodorous. Don’t misunderstand, I love every one of the aforementioned scent producers, but people… it can be a little hard on the nose around here. Par…

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Homemade Essential Oil Air Fresheners

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Have you ever noticed that males of all species have a tendency to (How can I put this delicately?) be malodorous? I’m talking from a position of knowledge and experience here; I have a husband, five sons, and two male dogs.  We also have chickens and a cat. My boys tromp all over the yard…

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Homemade Laundry Soap

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Laundry has never been my friend. I need to make this perfectly clear.  I’ve never liked it; emptying pockets, washing clothes, drying clothes, folding and sorting clothes and putting them away.  Ugh.  I am not naturally inclined toward good housekeeping.  I’d much rather sit down with a cup of tea and a good book or…

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