Posts in DIY Natural Remedies
How To Make Natural Disinfectant Hand, Kitchen, and Bathroom Wipes

Sister friend, I have SUCH an important (AND FUN!!) segment for you today.  Listen up- your health and your home will TOTALLY thank you! Inside our Mommy Membership Service,  I ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS teach on the importance of keeping a clean and safe home environment. Unfortunately, many women today hear this statement and immediately pair a clean home with toxic cleaners. Ladies, can I let you in on a little secret? If you are a Mommy Member  or have …

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DIY Remedy: 4 Ways to Naturally Lighten Your Hair

Lightening one’s hair is a rather trendy beauty regimen for modern women today. In fact, I am going to venture out and say the majority of our readers here at Blossom To Be Fit have lightened those luscious locks at one point or another! Now, ladies-  hear my heart, I get my hair done once every few months. Is it the best decision? No. But- I live for moderation and that is one beauty regimen I truly enjoy! Point being, I do take the time in between appointments (generally 3 …

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DIY Pregnancy: Anti-Nausea Drop Chews

Nausea- A not so fun, but very common symptom during many pregnancies. What you may not know is that  both nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is primarily believed to be caused by an influx of pregnancy hormones (pretty crazy, huh!) as well as stress and fatigue levels. Blossoming Mommy and Baby Clients, remember our lessons on nausea in the prenatal and pregnancy stage? Pair today's recipe with your handouts! (Pssst! Are you pregnant or trying to conceive? Make sure you are well educated …

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Why You Should Dry Brush Your Skin!

Why You Should Dry Brush Your Skin!  Mommy Members, Today's segment is BEAUTIFUL. I've received many questions on dry brushing and am so excited to share this piece I put together to serve as your general FAQ for navigating this healing and holistic practice. Today, I'll be answering these questions: What is dry brushing? Why is it beneficial? How do you dry brush? Can you dry brush kids? Grab your pen and paper, members! We'll see you below :) Here's more …

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Soothing Salt Sock for Natural Relief of Ear Infections

  More often than not, many kiddos today have experienced (or will experience!) the common ear infection. Although never pleasant, there are a few ways to possibly achieve relief from the aches and pain. One of my favorite recommendations for Mommas is a natural, salt sock remedy. Why a salt sock? So glad you asked!  In it's natural element, salt has been used for many years to help draw out infections. Although it's not going to be the magic cure to an ear ache and won't in …

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DIY Sensory + Aromatherapy "Bag" For Kids Who Struggle with Anxiety

As an Occupational Therapist, holistic care is a key factor in treating my patients. As a holistic practitioner, I love sharing my heart with those Mommas looking for natural solutions to healthy living. Today I'll be sharing a beautiful tip with you, one that may help your child in developing the skills to overcoming anxiety.  Although this article is not strictly about the benefits of aromatherapy (Disclaimer: I am not a certified aromatherapist.. I just firmly believe in my experience with …

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Blossoming Mommy and Baby's Pregnancy Belly Butter For Expecting Mommas!

Hi, gorgeous! Congratulations on your expecting bundle! I love, love, love working with Mommas, especially those who are pregnant. One tip I always share with my clients is centered on the importance of using natural skin care, during your pregnancy, after your pregnancy, and on your children. Inside our Pregnancy Prep Course, (past graduates, you know this!) I share how the skin is the largest organ in the body. This means, whatever you put ON your skin, will eventually get absorbed …

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{DIY} Essential Oil Bath Salts and Body Butter with Jennifer Carver

Pamper Yourself Make + Take with Blossom To Be Fit's Essential Oil Guru, Jennifer Carver!  Hi friends! Can you believe it is almost Christmas?! It is blowing my mind that we are almost done with 2016! What an amazing year it has been; so much to be thankful for! This past weekend we had our December Make + Take, themed Pamper Yourself Party! We made Young Living Essential Oil infused Bath Salts and Body Butter! We brunched on Crescent Apple Roll Ups, Coffee Cake, Fruit, Coffee, …

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Thieves-Giving Make + Take w/ Essential Oil Guru Jennifer Carver!

  Thieves-Giving Make + Take with Essential Oil Guru Jennifer Carver  This past weekend we had an amazing “Thieves-Giving” Make + Take! These classes are so much fun! It’s great girl time and we get to share all of this oily goodness! I so wish each of you could join us for a cup of coffee and a Make + Take! I guess virtually sharing them is going to have to suffice for now :) This Make + Take was all things Thieves Essential Oil! We made  Thieves Foaming Hand Soap and Mini Thieves …

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5 Natural Home Remedies For Coughs

Got a case of the coughs in your household? If you don't.... the season is upon us! There is NO better time than right now to prepare your house with natural remedies to combat the common cough. Let's get to it! But first... the facts. The common cough is a natural way for the body to rid irritants, foreign particles, and mucus out of our system (sounds glam... right? ;) ) Most coughs should reside within a few days or week(s). However, if you are experiencing a chronic cough, be sure to chat …

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Back To School Remedy: Cold + Flu Fight Off

With school in session, germs are bound to make an appearance and yes, that means cold and flu season is right around the corner! Today we'll be going over a few ideas to keep in your home in order to fight off and help in warding unwanted illness. As a general rule of thumb, this list is not meant to diagnose, treat, or cure the common cold or flu, so make sure you're checking in with your doc. Before we get started...Want more natural remedies, recipes, and healthy tips + solutions? Activate …

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How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet (20 Essential Must Haves!)

Here at the Blossom household, mamma always has a few items all natural on tap in our medicine cabinet. Below you'll find my top 20 must have ingredients that I never go without. From aromatherapy to natural remedies, it's always important to stay armed! PS- Remember, none of this information below should take place of professional advice from your medical provider. Be sure to check with your doctor first!  20 Essential "Must-Haves" For Your Natural Medicine Cabinet Coconut Oil - An …

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6 Natural Home Remedies For Headaches

Hey Mama! We have an exciting piece to share with you today! If you're feeling a headache come on (today or in the future!), make sure you explore with these natural remedies below before reaching for an over the counter or drugstore find. (*Doctor permitted.. of course!) Below you'll find my 6 natural remedies for headaches- remedies we use on a regular basis and tips that I hope will help naturally alleviate any pain you may be having! Remember, if you are experiencing headaches on a …

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Natural Lavender Coconut Whip For Dry Skin

Did you know that many skincare products today are pumped full of fragrances, dyes, phthalates, parabens, and other toxic ingredients? Current products and modern day marketing can be extremely misleading and is something we all need to pay more attention to! So what's a girl to do?! One of the best ways that YOU can protect yourself and your family from these harmful ingredients is by creating natural, homemade lotions and beauty products at home! I know this can seem overwhelming, but it's …

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DIY Natural Sore Muscle Rub

Muscles ache from a tough workout? Cramped calves after a killer HIIT routine? Below you'll find a great, natural rub for tight + sore muscles that can be created right out of your kitchen! Best part? You'll know exactly what's going on your skin (the largest organ in the body)! Remember, it's important to understand that what you put ON your body will get absorbed INTO your body, making natural, healthy products an absolute must for both you and your family! DIY Natural Sore Muscle …

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DIY Natural Calming Bubble Bath

Bubble Baths are a MUST. Bubble Baths with natural ingredients, aromatherapy, and a potential glass of merlot are an even more MUST! Why? Baths are naturally stress reducing, calming, luxurious, and rejuvenating for the soul. #winning :) Unfortunately, many cleansing products today are pumped full of toxic ingredients, which can leave your skin feeling dry, irritated, and exposed to harmful and chemically harsh ingredients. Enjoy the delicious, natural, and homemade recipe below! So simple + …

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