Cool Vibes Vapor Rub Jr – A Eucalyptus-Free Child-Safe Vapor Rub

Last year, when Robert Tisserand’s newest edition of Essential Oil Safety  hit the shelves, everyone was surprised that it was now advised not to use ANY form of eucalyptus and rosemary on children under the age of 10 and peppermint on children under the age of 6 years old because of the menthol and cineol […]

DIY Sol Relief Spray – Natural After-Sun Care

With the fourth of July behind us, we are entering the hottest days of the summer here in Texas. It is common to spend too much time out in the sun, but what do you do to take care of that sunburn? The burning pain, the itching, and peeling afterward are all symptoms that most […]

Homemade Remineralizing Herbal Tooth Powder – choose your flavor

Last week we talked about DIY Peppermint Mouthwash, and in that post, I mentioned that we love to use a tooth powder here in our house. As promised, I am sharing our tooth powder recipe with you today! When I made my first batch of tooth powder, about 6 months back, I was looking to try […]

DIY Natural Peppermint Antiseptic Mouthwash

We have been using my homemade toothpaste and tooth powder in the Hippy Household for quite awhile (I will share my tooth powder recipe next for those who are wondering!), but we were still in need of a good mouthwash that wasn’t too harsh and still was highly antiseptic. After all of my research and […]

Homemade Natural Sunscreen – Sol Protection for Your Skin

We are nearing summer and with that comes numerous outdoor activities and lots of sun exposure. For the most part, we don’t ever use sunscreen in our house. It’s a known fact that we need a lot more vitamin D than we are getting in these days, with people staying indoors more often than not. […]

Naturally Treat Ear Infections With Garlic Mullein Oil

When Syfy was only one-year-old, we switched him to whole milk as we were advised to do by our, at the time, pediatrician. Up until that point, he had not been sick before. After switching to whole milk, we began to see Silas get sick very consistently.The ear infections started rolling in along with the […]

Homemade Anti-Fungal Salve – For Ringworm, Athlete’s Foot & More

Fungal infections can be the peskiest kind of infection to get rid of because once they find a host, they like to stick around for the long haul. Though you can cure fungal infections using salves, creams, and sprays, diet is also a major factor in helping to clear a fungus from your body.A diet […]

DIY Salvation Salve – An Herbal Infused Antiseptic Owie Cream

Every household, whether full of children or rambunctious roommates with a flare for getting hurt, needs a good healing antiseptic owie salve on hand. Whether it’s a bug bite, a cut or scrape, or even a really big wound, it’s always good to keep an herbal infused Salvation Salve with you to help heal your […]

The BEST Homemade First Time Mom’s Kit! (or any new mother for that matter!)

It’s springtime in the northern hemisphere and everyone around me is getting pregnant and having babies! It’s that time of year for twitterpating and baby showers! The most recent baby shower that I attended, was thrown for a family friend and her impending little princess, Kirbi! I decided it was time that I put together a […]