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Milk and Honey Cottage
Saint Louis, Missouri
A mother of 7 with a passion to help you have a healthier, happier Christian lifestyle.
Interests: Spending time with family, hiking, knitting, horseback riding, traveling,
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As summer heats up, avoid harsh chemicals on delicate armpits with this simple deodorant recipe: 2 tsp arrowroot powder 2/3 cup witch-hazel 2T aloe vera juice 30-40 drops essential oil For Daily Use: 30 drops Geranium (Pelargonium Graveolens) For Sensitive Skin: 30 drops calendula (Calendula Officinalis) & 20 drops lavender... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at Milk and Honey Cottage
With winter finally settling in, your skin and body could use a little pampering. Instead of filling your tub with chemically-laden commercial bath blends, salts, and foams try an herbal bath blend using gentle, all natural, organic ingredients. HERBAL BATH GUIDE Method: Whenever I run a bath I love to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Milk and Honey Cottage
In our family, Christmas is not over yet. Yes the gifts have all been purchased, wrapped, and opened. Dinners have been prepared and eaten. We have visited with our family and are now at my In-Law's's house in Wisconsin (sadly there is no snow for sledding this year). But our... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for our family. I am in the sandwich generation with 5 children at home and elderly parents. For the past 2 weeks we've been moving my parents into assisted living so this particular blog is a little late in the season. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
To combat the effects of winter weather on your skin, try a soothing and skin regenerating pumpkin facial. Believe it or not, because of it's incredible properties, pumpkin is added to many skin care products today. So why not just use it in it's simplest, raw form? If you are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
This recipe is a family favorite. It is delicious as a snack but also holds up well with milk as a breakfast cereal. My husband loves it in his yogurt. I try to use organic ingredients whenever possible. I at least make sure the honey is organic and the syrup... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
I discovered this recipe while looking for all natural skin care alternatives. I have used many products over the years but was never truly satisfied with them. I have Rosacea and most products cause redness and breakouts. This all natural formula keeps my skin smooth, clear, and evens out my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
I love the scent of this mixture. I use it on floors, kitchen surfaces, the bathroom, pretty much everywhere. It leaves a clean, fresh scent and disinfects too! 8oz Purified Water 8oz Vodka 24 Drops of Lavender essential oil (I get my oils here. Type in coupon code: milkandhoney to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
Hi! I'm Mary. Thank you for visiting my blog. My Mission is to provide a healthier, happier, lifestyle for your family. A lifestyle based on the gifts God has provided through His Creation and His Word. Living a Crunchy Christian Lifestyle Means.... ~Walking closely with Jesus *Embracing God's Natural Gifts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
THE STILL SMALL VOICE 1Kings 19: 9-17 In this excerpt from the Bible, we see Elijah fleeing for his life from Jezebel (for more background read Chapter 18) because he struck down the false prophets of the land. Elijah is wondering where God is and why He does not protect... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Milk and Honey Cottage
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