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DIY recipes on the Ditch the Wheat blog.

Homemade Loose Powder Foundation

Homemade Loose Powder Foundation

I keep saying I want to make my own make up and then I never get around to it.  I ran out of loose powder foundation.  I didn’t want to go to the store to pick some up and I remembered my friend Robin from Thank Your Body has a recipe for it on her site. Even…

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How to Grow Water Kefir Grains

Water Kefir Grains

I was curious about how to make water kefir but first I had to tackle how to grow water kefir grains.  Did you know you can ferment water?  It’s mind blowing, I know!  My fermenting adventures have taken me from raw sauerkraut to kombucha (post coming soon) and now to water kefir.  To make water…

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DIY Toothpaste Recipe

DIY Toothpaste

I thought it would be neat to try to make my own toothpaste.  I didn’t have high hopes for a DIY toothpaste recipe.  I thought how clean could baking soda plus peppermint make my teeth?  I’ve made this recipe twice and stopped buying store bought toothpaste.   Here is my version from DIY Natural’s toothpaste recipe.…

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All Natural Homemade Mascara and other Homemade Beauty Products

Homemade Mascara

Are your eyes red, itchy and dry?  Do you think you could benefit from homemade mascara that works? Robin from Thank Your Body has made a DIY ebook that covers the ins and outs on how to conquer your fear of making homemade beauty products and home cleaners, all in one beautiful ebook called, Toxic…

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How to Dry Herbs

My friend, Vicky, gave me some herbs.  I wasn’t sure what to do with them at first.  I received sage, oregano, and mint.  This was my first time tasting fresh mint and it is strong!  Actually, all of the herbs have a very intense flavour.  I decided to dry the herbs.  I didn’t want them…

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