Sleep Tight Massage Oil

Sleep is a constantly changing field in my house.  There are nights when everything goes smoothly and it is amazing and then there are nights when it is so hard for the kids to settle down and fall asleep.  On those nights getting them…

January 11, 2016

Homemade Holiday Gift Series #2 // Cookies & Cream Body Butter

This body butter is rich, decadent and smells divine!  This particular recipe smells so great that whenever I make it, my kids ask to eat it!  Not only does it smell great, but it is great for the skin, especially dry Colorado winters.  Shea butter, cocoa…

December 8, 2015
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Shop The Little Herbal Apothecary

I have been dreaming about this for a long time and I can’t believe it is finally here!!! I am thrilled to announce that the The Little Herbal Apothecary is open for business. Click here to shop for the finest quality organic herbal teas…

November 30, 2015

Homemade Holiday Gift Series #1 // Mint Chocolate Lip Balm

This super yummy lip balm recipe is a crowd pleaser!  It is also an easy to make and cost effective homemade holiday gift.  This all-natural recipe is made with healing organic cocoa butter, oils & beeswax that protect and hydrate the lips. Nothing but the…

November 16, 2015

Super Immunity Tea Blend

School has started! I don’t know about the rest of you, but a big thing on my mind is immunity. I gotta admit, I am dreading the winter. With two little ones in preschool I feel a bit like I am preparing for battle.…

September 23, 2015

Herbs for Pregnancy

By Guest Herbalist, Ellie Martin of Koru Botanicals   Oh, those fun aspects of pregnancy that nobody has ever mentioned before- the nausea, heartburn, swelling of random parts of our body… and sometimes we even end up with a cold or flu on top…

August 10, 2015

Make Your Own Safe, All-Natural Bug Spray with Pure Essential Oils

There is nothing worse than trying to relax and enjoy the outdoors while simultaneously being eaten alive by mosquitos, right?  I try to avoid commercial insect repellents, especially those containing DEET.  I just do not feel good about putting something on my children’s skin…

June 28, 2015

Sleepy Time Tea for the Whole Family

SLEEP! This is hands down the most talked about topic among the moms I know, especially those with young children.  How can I get more of it? How can i get my kids to do it?  Please!  I totally get it.  I have been…

May 28, 2015

Whipped Body Butter Tutorial

This is truly the ultimate decadent moisturizer. It is super hydrating, soothing and nourishing for the skin and is especially handy in a dry climate, like Colorado.  This is definitely the main moisturizer that I use on myself and my kids.  One of the best…

March 29, 2015

Homemade Herbal Toothpaste

My husband struggles with dental health problems so a couple of years ago we set about finding a homemade toothpaste recipe to help to reduce tooth decay, gum inflammation and improve overall dental health.  I am an herbalist, so of course I look to…

January 16, 2015