Watch this video to learn how easy it is to clean your bathroom with natural eco-friendly ingredients. Use baking soda, vinegar and lemon to leave your bathroom squeaky clean.
Uh-oh: you wake up one morning with the telltale signs that you are coming down with something. Your throat is sore, you can barely breathe out of your nose, and you have a nagging cough.
If you look at the label on your favorite processed snack, there's a good chance you have no idea what half the ingredients are. It's nothing new, but with natural and organic foods becoming huge trends, we're hyper-aware of all the "chemicals" we eat.
If you're looking for some natural dog food recipes or homemade dog food, this recipe from the Natural Pet Food Cookbook is a great start. Chef Jason Hill of Chef Tips puts Bandit's Beef Stew to the test, and this dog food recipe was approved with enthusiasm by his family's Shih Tzu puppy, Sugar. This recipe can be prepared as an organic dog food with the right ingredients. Just choose canned organic vegetables when preparing this meal. It's also a human grade dog food, as Chef Jason Hill att...
We hear so much these days about expensive microdermabrasion and facial treatments at doctors' offices that we forget we forget we have many of the same moisturizing and exfoliating ingredients at home, including avocados, lemons, and oatmeal.
This week Kim Hall, a teacher at the EtsyLabs and an Etsy Seller (nottene), came by to show her technique for dyeing natural fabric with organic ingredients. Kim has worked with many different dyeing and printing methods. If you've always wanted to dye your own fabrics or yarn, this is a great video to get you started. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to use cabbage, onion, or tumeric to make a natural fabric or yarn dye.
In this tutorial, Betty offers us the recipe for one of her favorite and healthy snacks, granola bars! Granola bars are easy to make at home and are a wonderful snack and substitute for junk food.
Thanks to Bare Escentuals, generations of women have been enlightened as to the skin-soothing and non-irritating powers of mineral makeup, which is (generally) 100% natural. But did you know there are also mineral eyeshadows available?
In this tutorial, learn all about our most controversial food dye Yellow number 5 is linked to conditions like cancer, ADHD and is believed to actually remove the essential nutrient, Zinc, from our bodies. Get all the facts about Yellow 5 and know which foods it is in. A vast majority of children's snacks contain this ingredient, so watch out! And learn what natural ingredients you can use to substitute for this artificial intruder.
Take care of that acne without any expensive products that dry you out. This proven method only requires three ingredients: Oatmeal, honey and bioyogurt. This all natural remedy is all you need to have beautiful, clear skin again. This video will show you how make a natural homemade acne mask.
Ginger ale and other light carbonated drinks have traditionally been prescribed as cures for an upset stomach and indigestion. And we're sure that kids who are prescribed this cure don't mind the delicious, ziny carbonation of ginger ale, either, when they take it in to soothe their bellies.
Make your own wood polish with ingredients from your kitchen pantry. Watch this Home & Garden how to video and learn to use mineral oil, lemon oil, and wax to create recipes that will keep your furniture looking like new. Keep watching and see how the homemade natural polish should be applied.
Lately, there's been a lot of building work going on around Dancing Rabbit. So for this episode of Dancing Rabbit TV, they're taking the opportunity to provide a one-two how-to natural DIY building lesson, an in-depth video about earthen plastering techniques and application. Tamar will guide you every step of the the build process, showing how easy it is to make natural plaster from just a few simple ingredients, both making and mixing the plaster, and then applying it to a natural home wall...
When it comes to beauty products, we live and die by this mantra: If a second grader can't pronounce the ingredients list, then there's probably a lot of extraneous junk in there that shouldn't go on our face/body.
If you don't want to use toxic or environmentally unfriendly ant poisons and bug sprays to control your ant problem, you can make a greener bug repellent using household items and natural ingredients. Salt, chalk, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, white vinegar, oranges and petroleum jelly can all be used to keep ants out of your house, yard, garden or picnic.
Watch this short video on how to make pine-pitch adhesive (a natural hot-melt glue using dry/solidified pine sap as its main ingredient).
Hello! Today I would like to share the process of making your own natural marigold cream. The product does not contain any (artificial) chemical elements and therefore can be called natural. Step 1: Ingredients
Science investigatory projects suck, or at least seem to at first. But you shouldn't let school drag you down. Instead, use your homework assignment as an opportunity to solve a problem you've always been interested in. And it doesn't hurt if the end result is eco-friendly, either.
What can you do with a cucumber, yogurt, oats and honey? You can make a facial mask which keeps your skin moistened and protected during the summer months.
Household cleaning products are some of the most toxic things in your house. If you want to get them out and replace them with all-natural alternatives, watch this video to learn how to make alternative cleaning products yourself out of common household ingredients.
Green tea and ginger are two of the healthiest natural herbs you can put in your body, with all sorts of health benefits. Watch this video to learn how to prepare and steep your own ginger green tea from fresh ingredients.
In this video, sugaring specialist Anjali teaches us how to use sugar wax, which is a natural and slightly more gentle alternative to normal wax, to remove unsightly arm hair. Composed only of three ingredients, sugar, water, and lemon juice, sugar wax removes hair without drying skin out like normal waxes.
You can make spa quality body scrubs and lotions at home. Skin care doesn't need to be expensive to be effective; watch this video beauty tutorial and learn how to make skin care products out of natural ingredients for the fraction of the cost.
Luci Lock explains how to create a delicious raw hot chocolate using all natural ingredients. Don't worry it still has all the taste of regular hot chocolate.
This video is about how to make brown sugar out of white sugar (granulated sugar) and molasses. Brown sugar is not more natural than regular white sugar, it is just white sugar with some molasses added. "Raw sugar" is a more natural form of sugar than white granulated sugar that comes from the sugar cane plant. To make your own brown sugar simply take some white sugar and add some molasses and mix well. The more molasses you add, the darker the brown sugar will be. If you are baking a recipe ...
This video shows how to make homemade laundry detergent with three ingredients. There are three ingredients required. The first is soap. The demonstrator recommends natural laundry soap which can be bought at a grocery store. The second ingredient is washing soda. Washing soda is not the same as baking soda, though some people have used baking soda successfully. Washing soda is recommended, however. The last ingredient is Borax, which can be found in most stores. To make the laundry soap mix ...
Learn some helpful tips on how to keep your how smelling nice and fresh everyday. Make your own carpet deodorizer and refresh your it using only natural, common and safe ingredients. Try mixing in baking soda and your favorite scent to a cleaner house.
Try a French inspired sausage recipe. Watch this how to video and learn how to make and stuff sausage in natural casings. Mix in your favorite ingredients or use black truffles.
Homemade, handmade - Poppy Seed Dinner Rolls are amazing - made will all natural ingredients. With this recipe, you can totally resist the totally resist the urge to reach for those popping ones on the supermarket shelf.
Even princesses need help getting pretty. Take one of our favorite (faux) princesses, Princess Mia from "The Princess Diaries," who walked around sans makeup and with pore strip on nose before a big event (which she then speedily - and painfully - ripped off when Michael came in the room).
One of the best things about talking to other people who love food is that they point you to weirdly beautiful ingredients, like this: No, that's not an escapee from Middle Earth you're seeing. It's one of Mother Nature's best attempts at making fractals come alive into a golden spiral: the Romanesco (sometimes called fractal broccoli, broccoflower, or Romanesque cauliflower). Here's another view: So Just What Is It & What Does It Taste Like?
In case of a natural disaster, computer networks are often disabled, rendering the record keeping at most institutions useless. It's important that you make a financial first aid kit to ensure that you are able to get by and keep track of your personal information after a hurricane or fire. This video will show you what you should put in your financial first aid kit, which you should go make right now.
Taco Bell's in the news for umpteenth time, and today the controversy is over their infamous beef taco meat. Gizmodo leaked a picture of Taco Bell's "Taco Meat Filling" and surprise, surprise— it's missing a lot of the "meat" that it claims in its advertisements. Taco Meat Filling Ingredients
We all want to spic and span our kitchen countertops, our tile floors, and our bathrooms. But for the most part we can bet you've been unwittingly using storebought detergent cleaners or bleach. While these cleaners are in fact excellent at removing grime and buffing your dirty floors to a Midas touch perfection, they also come filled to the brim with known cancer-causing agents, synthetic chemicals, and other gnarly, hard to pronounce crap.
This is a great quick and easy recipe and a great healthy alternative to store-bought frosting. My husband and children love this frosting, and it's also a hit at my PTA meetings. It goes great on cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or anything you desire to put frosting on.
In this two part episode, Jennifer uses nursery rhymes to develop a sense of rhythm in the English language. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
If you grew up dying eggs for Easter, you've no doubt used or at least seen those boxed kits that turn your eggs neon colors. Admittedly, they're easy—just plop a dye tablet into some water, dunk the eggs, and wait for them to dry.
How to apply makeup for a natural, youthful look; get professional tips and advice on beauty makeup and women's cosmetics in this free instructional video series.
The bride should hands down be the most beautiful and breathtaking woman at her wedding. That's a lot of pressure to look good (it's been proven that approximately 40% of brides diet and exercise more before their wedding), but if you're already putting in so much effort toning up your body, make your life a little easier in the makeup arena by checking out this video.
Unlike typical waxing, which strips your skin of vital moisture, causing inflammed and dry, itchy skin as well as ingrown hairs, sugaring is a slightly more gentle way of removing hair. Because of the fact that it's all natural, made generally of sugar, water, and lemon juice, it irritates skin less because there are no artificial ingredients and harsh chemicals.