This is my favorite sugar scrub to make. It easily rivals anything I have ever purchased! Excellent as a body scrub, it is also lovely to use on your hands when you need a quick pick-me-up. Citrusy and fresh, this scrub will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth. Once you have the ingredients on […]
Mother's Day is one of those times when a homemade gift is perfectly in order. Over the weekend I made lots of different scrubs, salts and salves, this week I'll be sharing them with you. They are all simple to prepare and mostly frugal. Today I'm sharing two recipes for Homemade Herbal Gifts at Frugal […]
Now is about that time that many of our New Year's resolutions become hard to keep. Real life is settling in. Many of us want to improve our health, but find it hard to make it a priority. Exercise is one of the key ingredients to feeling good mentally and physically. It's also one of […]
Image by lululemonathletica Last month I shared a few tips for developing the exercise habit over at Keeper of the Home. Getting fit is a new year's goal for many, but it can be overwhelming. I hope this post is helpful! Here's an excerpt: Every new year many of us vow to exercise regularly and get […]
Making lip balm is quick and easy when you know how. It’s a useful and enjoyable gift. I hope this tutorial will encourage you to try making some of your own! This recipe was created to make a fairly solid balm, more like a chapstick. I wanted something that could be kept in […]
Image by Tuchodi Today I'm posting tips about how to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner without gaining a pound. You can read them at Real Fit Sisters.
A simple way to enjoy an herbal bath is to throw some herbs inside a muslin tea bag and let it float in the water. Muslin tea bags are easy to make, even for those who have very few sewing skills. (Believe me, I know!) They make a lovely gift too. Herbs of almost any […]