5 Relaxing Beauty Routines

Add any of these practices into your daily beauty routines for an additional boost of stress-reducing, mind-clearing relaxation.

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Love those little expensive, jars of sun-dried tomatoes? Try this simple technique to make oven-dried tomatoes—a perfect way to preserve your end-of-season harvest.

Unwind with SheaMoisture’s Bath Soaks

Indulge in your own therapeutic treatment with SheaMoisture’s Bath Soaks that help relieve pain, congestion, muscle aches and dry skin ailments.

Eco-Friendly Nursery Decor

Finding adorable and eco-friendly nursery decor is easy! It's narrowing down the options that is the hard part. Check out this sustainable, handmade nursery decor for a healthy, great-looking nursery. 

Update on Nursery Renovations

In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.

11 Uses for Salt

Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!

17 Uses for Lemons

Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!

20 Uses for Vinegar

Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.

Enjoy Fresh Summer Herbs All Year Long

As summer dwindles down to a close, you may be left standing in your garden or kitchen thinking "Now what?" Preserve herbs with our expert tips: dry, freeze, pickle and pack them to continue enjoying your favorite herbs well into the winter.

Saponaria Officinalis: Growing Soapwort

Soapwort has an array of health benefits. You can grow this herb in your garden and the leafy branches can be used to wash your hair, give your dog a bath or wash laundry.

DIY: Make Your Own Herbal Bath Bag

Enjoy a warm bath with your own homemade herbal bath treasure bag to soothe dry skin, relieve stress or lift your spirits.

Green Your Life: How to Dry and Dehydrate Food

Dehydrated foods are high in nutrients and easy to transport and store, but buying them at the store can be costly. Investing in a food dehydrator can save you money, allowing you to make your own beef jerky, dried fruits and fruit leather at home.

After-Sun Summer Skin Care: Badger Bali Balm

Moisturize and soothe your sunburned skin with Badger’s Bali Balm. This USDA-certified organic balm contains shea butter, cocoa butter and jojoba oil to moisturize your sun-parched skin and lavender and blue tansy to soothe and heal any sunburns.

Growing Garlic in Minnesota

Ever wonder what herbs fare well in Minnesota? So did one of our readers! Learn the best ways to grow and store garlic along with other cold climate information.

Styling Tools: Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron

Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews the newest styling tools from Pure Heat Tools. The Pure Heat Tools Wet-to-Dry Flat Iron is lightweight, made of recycled materials and is minimally packaged in recycled cardboard.

DIY: Drying Fresh Herbs

Enjoy your herbs throughout the winter months with these different drying techniques.

Organic Sea Salt Spray

John Masters Organics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray is great for recreating beach hair or getting a tousled look.   

Face Wash: Beyond Organic

Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.