For years, I saw Vick's Vapor Rub on the shelves at the store, but never really knew what all the hype was about. You see, growing up my mom used Tiger Balm when I needed something soothing for my chest at night - or for tired muscles or really anything because Tiger Balm was used for EVERYTHING - but that's a whole other story.So when I had my first son, I was like, "OH! I … [Read more...]
Check out top natural remedies you can make with real food ingredients from your kitchen, such as this homemade electrolyte drink (for colds, flu and after sports) and this honey lemon ginger elixir (natural cold remedy).
Looking for a simple, yet effective natural remedy for the cold and flu? You've got to try this Honey Lemon Ginger Elixir that is so easy to make, and the whole family can use it.I've drinking this concoction since I was a kid. My mom would make it for me and call it "honey water". Sometimes I'd take a spoonful by itself, while other times I'd stir it in with a warm cup … [Read more...]
Love coffee? Don't throw those coffee grounds out in the trash. Reuse them! You can make your own DIY Coffee Body Scrub to smooth skin and help to get rid of cellulite.What?! Yep, you read that right.Scrubbing the skin with coffee grounds can actually help to improve circulation and dilate the skin, so the appearance of cellulite is less noticeable. Coffee itself … [Read more...]
Check out these natural remedies that help fight cough, sore throat, cold or flu. Hint: You've already got them in your kitchen pantry. And check out the cold and cough syrup in this post that you can make with foods you already have in your kitchen.You might not want to eat when you have a sore throat or if you're congested. You feel worn down and swallowing can be … [Read more...]
I LOVE the sun. I grew up in Hawaii and now live in sunny San Diego, so being in the sun and spending a lot of time outdoors is just part of my daily life. And my kids love playing outside too.The struggle though has been to find sunscreen that can protect my kids but doesn't have all the toxic chemicals in it.See the problem with traditional sunscreens - especially … [Read more...]