Slowly Becoming Natural

Essential Oils Owie Spray for Kids

When your child has a scrape or cut, what’s the first thing you reach for? If it’s not an essential oil, let me share with you a super easy blend that you can use on any “ouchie” that your kids might have. Or that you might have….because even grown-ups get “owies” now and then–ha! These […] Read more…

How to Treat Your Child’s Cough Naturally

As we get into the winter months, it seems that our kids pick up illness some way or another. While we try to build up our children’s immunity so they won’t get as sick (we use elderberry syrup and Juice Plus!) it’s still likely that they’ll get sick from time to time.  Four Ways to Treat […] Read more…

DIY Showerhead Cleaner! A natural and simple way to clean residue and buildup off your shower spout. One ingredient and just seconds of prep!

DIY Shower Head Cleaner

Welcome to the Slowly Becoming Natural series, a step-by-step, grace-filled approach to a healthier life on a budget! To read all of the posts in this series, just go here! Today I’m going to share a very simple way to clean the nasty “stuff” off your shower head.  Our city water is not the greatest […] Read more…

Can Witch Hazel be Used as an Antiperspirant?

Welcome back to the Slowly Becoming Natural series! To find out why I’m on this journey to live a more naturally-driven life and to see the tips I’ve shared so far, just go here! This past summer, I got into a conversation with a friend who told me that her friend said that witch hazel […] Read more…

DIY Cloth Diaper Wipe Spray

DIY Cloth Diaper Wipe Spray

Welcome back to the Slowly Becoming Natural series! To find out why I’m on this journey to live a more naturally-driven life and to see the tips I’ve shared so far, just go here! Let’s talk a bit today about cloth diapers. Or, more specifically, what I use to clean my child after she’s soiled […] Read more…

Why Would You Ever Brush Your Teeth with Clay?

Back in the early {funny} years of the TV show “The Office”, the character of Dwight Schrute, a salesman at the paper company who also owned a family beet farm, was quoted as saying that he brushed his teeth with “butter and clay”.  And that’s a little crazy, right? I mean, who would brush their teeth with clay? […] Read more…

How to Take a Gentle Detox Bath

Welcome back to the Slowly Becoming Natural Series! If you’re just joining us, you can catch up on all the posts in the series so far! Slowly Becoming Natural: A Grace Filled Approach to a Healthier Life on a Budget {intro} I Didn’t Care What I Put on My Skin Until I Learned This… Three […] Read more…

I Didn’t Care What I Put on My Skin Until I Learned This

It doesn’t really matter anyway. I don’t have time to change everything over. It can’t really be that bad, right? It washes right out and off. This used to be my attitude regarding what I put on my skin. Any body washes, shampoos, deodorants, “feminine care products” and lotions were fair game for me to use. […] Read more…