10 Ways to Dye Eggs Naturally

10 Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs Naturally #thoroughlynatural
When springtime rolls around, my family always looks to dye Easter eggs, but we don’t like using the store bought, artificial dyes.  Instead, we dye our eggs naturally with spices, and vegetables.  Here’s some of my favorite recipes for dyeing Easter eggs, including some tips for making absolutely gorgeous decorated eggs using herbs, decoupage, and ombre techniques.

  1. How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally from Mommypotamus
  2. Vibrant, Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs from the Kitchn
  3. How to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs Naturally from Crunchy Domestic Goddess
  4. How to Make Natural Easter Egg Dye from Organic Gardening
  5. How to Make Blown-Out Easter Eggs from Craft Knife
  6. How to Color Easter Eggs with Onion Skins and Make Herb Silhouettes from Scissors and Spoons
  7. Vegetable-Dyed Easter Eggs from Crafting a Green World
  8. Ombre-Dyed Easter Eggs from Apartment Therapy (Use a Natural Plant-Based Dye)
  9. Coloring Eggs the Natural Way from Two Men and a Little Farm
  10. Decoupage Easter Eggs from By Wilma

10 Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs Naturally #thoroughlynatural

10 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

10 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

Don’t let the spring cold and flu season get you down.  Cayenne, garlic, ginger and broth are some great ways to help ease the discomfort of colds and flus.  Here’s 10 old-fashioned home remedies for treating colds and flus naturally.

10 Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

  1. DIY All Natural Vapor Rub by Mommypotamus
  2. Natural Cough Syrup by Oh Lardy!
  3. Thyme and Honey Tea by Whole Green Love
  4. Homemade Bouillon by Nourished Kitchen
  5. Honey and Lemon Cough Syrup by Coconut Mama
  6. Elderberry Cough Syrup by Wellness Mama
  7. Four Thieves Vinegar by Nourished Kitchen
  8. Ginger and Garlic Immunity Tea by Simple Awesome Cooking
  9. Cold Kicker Remedy by Keeper of the Home
  10. Homemade Cough Drops by Nourishing Joy

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10 1-Hour Knitting Projects

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Got a spare stash of yarn or a single skein?  Here’s a list of our favorite knitting projects that come together in one hour or less!  Some of our favorites include a Herringbone Cowl, an Arm Knit Blanket and a Belt!

10 1-Hour Knitting Projects

  1. 1-Hour Herringbone Cowl
  2. 1-Hour Seed Stitch Cowl
  3. 1-Hour Bobble Hat
  4. 1-Hour Knit Flower
  5. 1-Hour Arm Knit Blanket
  6. 1-Hour Belt
  7. 1-Hour Arm Knit Scarf
  8. 1-Hour Baby Hat
  9. 1-Hour Fingerless Gloves
  10. 1-Hour Knit Scarf

 

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10 Lavender Recipes for Your Home

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Fragrant with clean, herbal notes, lavender can be readily used in nontoxic, home and cleaning recipes ranging from laundry and dish soap to air freshener and linen sprays.  You can purchase high quality (and affordable) lavender essential oils and dried lavender online through Mountain Rose Herbs here for use in DIY home and personal care recipes.  Lavender has strong antimicrobial properties, making it ideally suited to cleaning recipes and home care.

10 Lavender Recipes for Your Home

  1. Your Lighter Side’s Lavender Laundry Soap
  2. Do It Yourself’s Lavender Potpourri
  3. Mommypotamus’s Homemade Liquid Dish Soap
  4. The Happier Homemaker’s Lavender Sachets
  5. Bev Cook’s Homemade Lavender Soy Candles
  6. Style Me Pretty’s Homemade Lavender Linen Spray
  7. Yankee Magazine’s Lavender Air Freshener
  8. A Pumpkin & Princess’s Lavender Soap
  9. Our Green Dot’s Lavender Cleaner
  10. Confident Mom’s Lavender Laundry Rinse

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10 Herbal Soaps You Can Make at Home

10 Herbal Soaps You Can Make at Home

There’s nothing quite like lathering up with a bar of deliciously fragrant herbal soap.  Most of these soaps you can make at home with a few ingredients (we recommend Mountain Rose Herbs for high quality organic and wild-crafted herbs, essential oils and other natural beauty supplies).  Each of these homemade soaps is fragrant, rich and wonderfully sudsy.

10 Herbal Soaps You Can Make at Home

  1. The Nerdy Farmwife’s Garden Mint Soap
  2. The Nerdy Farmwife’s Rosa Rugosa Soap
  3. A Pumpkin Princesse’s Lavender Soap
  4. Henry Happened’s Citrus Herb Soap
  5. 100 Layer Cake’s Lavender Oatmeal Soap
  6. Frugally Sustainable’s Marshmallow Soap
  7. Offbeat and Inspired’s Peppermint Mocha Soap
  8. The Nerdy Farmwife’s Calendula Soap
  9. Humble Bee and Me’s Mint Patchouli Soap
  10. Humble Bee and Me’s Lemongrass and Seaweed Soap

10 Herbal Soaps You Can Make at Home

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