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Gingerbread Bath Bombs

Are you looking for an easy, fun, holiday themed diy to do today? How about some gingerbread bath bombs… that even look like little gingerbread men?! If you are in love with all things gingerbread then this diy is right up your alley! It really should come as no surprise that gingerbread is one of my favorite holiday scents. I’ve made gingerbread sugar scrubs, gingerbread smoothies, gingerbread playdough, even gingerbread pudding! It was only a matter of time before I turned to bath bombs! Bath bombs are quite popular these days. They are a fun way of adding some great...

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Home for the Holidays Simmering Potpourri

Do you remember the smell of the holidays when you walked into the house? A swirling mixture of Christmas tree, fresh baked goodies, and a fruity drink. Smell is a huge part of our memories. Just remembering the smell of Christmas can take us home for the holidays. Perhaps your home is lacking that holiday smell or perhaps you just want a way to make your home smell wonderful without the use of fake fragrances and toxic chemicals. I have the perfect solution for you; a simmering potpourri that will indeed take you home for the holidays! Simmering potpourri...

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25 Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

As a person dedicated to living naturally, I try to keep the gifts that we give (and that my kids receive) on the natural side. The holiday season is an easy time for kids to receive oh so many toys, toys that light up and beep and make noise all day long. I like to keep things simple and that’s why I’m excited to share some great gift ideas that do not need batteries or power cords! Below I will share my gift ideas that are all non-electronic – no beeping or flashing lights here! After checking out my non-toy...

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Natural Christmas Playdough

I’ve posted about making natural playdough before. I’ve explained that while playdough probably isn’t as toxic as some commercial products, it is still full of ingredients like petroleum and artificial fragrances. These ingredients are the reason why I choose to make my own playdough. However there are also a few other reasons why homemade playdough is so great; you can customize it to your heart’s content. Any color any shade you can dream of, you can make! We’ve had lots of fun with our natural playdough and since we are currently in the Christmas season, I decided to make...

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Gingerbread Smoothie

I’m not going to claim the first to make a gingerbread smoothie. There are many recipes out there. However, that’s not going to stop me from sharing my version with you! Why? Because there are a lot of crazy ones out there. Many use protein powder, some add veggies, others use actual gingerbread cookies. Some of those things are good add ins, some are not so healthy, and some just turn that smoothie into a milk shake instead! I however, like to keep my smoothies relatively simple. My gingerbread smoothie has basic ingredients with the exception of the stevia....

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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap

Did you know that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day there is a 25% increase in trash? That is a whole lot of extra trash! This holiday season, why not try being eco-conscious when wrapping your gifts? There are quite a few ways to wrap gifts without producing tons of new trash and they will look amazing. Just because your gifts are going green doesn’t mean that they need to look drab; eco gifts can be and look beautiful! Don’t know where to start? Here are some different ideas on eco-friendly gift wrapping.   Re-Use All those gift bags...

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