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TAG : shannon cole

Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

Golden milk seems to be one of life's great pleasures. The soothing color, spices and creamy texture are truly delicious. I like to use coconut milk to make this drink, but the milk is really just a carrier for the spices. You get to use whatever milk you enjoy best. The spices that go into the ...

Hot Oil Scalp Treatment to help with winter dull and dry hair and scalp.

Hot Oil Scalp Treatment

Hot Oil Scalp Treatment Brrrrr...  it is cold outside. I think this can be said across the country. Today, in Michigan, we are experiencing -25F temps when windchill is factored in. This kind of cold and the dry heat of a furnace leaves my hair dry and my scalp itchy. When this comes to call, ...

A lemon and Mint Detox Bath makes for a great gift as well as a wonderful way to pamper yourself.

Lemon Mint Detox Bath

It is the week before Christmas if you are anything like me you may be feeling the stress of finding last minute gifts.  One of the things that I like to make ahead of time and have on hand for a quick but meaningful gift to give are jars of herb-enhanced detox bath mixes. They are super easy ...

A Citrus and Herbal Foot Soak

Citrus Herb Foot Soak

Citrus Herb Foot Soak Are your dogs barking? Tired and achy? Sore tootsies? Have you ever thought about how truly wonderful and perfectly designed our poor feet are? They take pounds of pressure and force every day just going through the motion of  daily life. Poor circulation, yeast, fungus, ...

Homemade vanilla Bean Coffee Scrub you can make right at home. It is an excellent way to exfoliate and moisturize your skin.

Vanilla Bean Coffee Scrub

My life is often spent doing many things with my hands. I love to dig in the dirt, play catch with my boys, camp and craft many things. There is not much glamour to mucking out stalls or cleaning chicken coops, but I still like to treat myself and to take care of my skin. It can be good to have ...

Immunity Boosting Basil Tea

Herbal teas have been around for centuries. Drinking herbal teas offer many different healthy and well being benefits.The calming practice of drinking tea can be incorporated into a part of your morning or night routines.   There is just something soothing about sipping a warm tea that gives ...

Make this rose water facial toner at home.

Rose Water Facial Toner

If Monday's child is fair of face... I must have been born on a Monday. My skin has always been fair and sensitive. Facial toners that are geared to sensitive skin still leave my face red and irritated. I found that making my own herbal concoctions was the better way to go for my skin type. ...

Lavender Water for Skin Care and Aromatherapy

Sitting on a front porch, strolling through a garden, enjoying a mindful moment, noticing the scent of the flowers and herbs, sun warmed and brought to you on a peaceful breeze is one of lifes great pleasures. Lavender is one of my favorites to grow. It is relatively easy to grow in planting ...

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