Sckoon Cup for an Eco-friendly Period

Using a Sckoon Cup for an Eco-friendly Period

I've been hearing about menstrual cups for a couple years now. I was intrigued but not quite sure if it was for me. I'm one of those mamas who loves cloth menstrual pads. But there are times when wearing a cloth pad is really inconvenient: when I want to go swimming, camping, and hiking. Then one of my good friends who lives part of the year off grid in a tipi told me that she … [Read more...]

Planning to Install a Photovoltaic System (Solar Panels)

Welcome to the January 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Starting the New Year Off Green. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are reflecting on the successes they had from last year, and setting goals for themselves this year. … [Read more...]

Easy Natural Lip Balm Recipe

Today I am going to share my easy natural lip balm recipe. This DIY project will have you making your own all natural lip balm in just a few minutes. This recipe is a lip balm moisturizer that works wonders on my lips during our cold Montana winters. And the best part? It can be made with three simple ingredients in five easy steps.A long time lip balm addict, it wasn't until … [Read more...]

New Eco-friendly Creations in our MontanaSolarCreations Etsy Shop

In addition to settling into our new homestead this last month, we've also been busy restocking our Etsy shop with several new eco-friendly creations. These new creations are all things our family uses on a daily basis and will help you live a more "green" lifestyle!The biggest change you will notice in our Etsy shop is expanding the sets of cloth napkins we sell. For the last … [Read more...]

Simply Natural Saturdays 4-27-2013

 Grab the BadgeSimply Natural Saturdays HostsBrittany at The Pistachio ProjectKrystyna at Spring Mountain LivingAnnie at Montana Solar CreationsBrittney at Brittleby's CornerThis last week I was just thinking how I wanted to try making some homemade playdough like my mom did for us growing up but didn't have a recipe. Then I saw this post on Homemade Playdough With Natural … [Read more...]

Simply Natural Saturdays 4-20-2013

 Grab the BadgeSimply Natural Saturdays HostsBrittany at The Pistachio ProjectKrystyna at Spring Mountain LivingAnnie at Montana Solar CreationsBrittney at Brittleby's CornerWe have been struggling with a crisis with our family out of state and have not been blogging or online much at all this week. I hope you all will understand that we do not have a featured post chosen for … [Read more...]

Simply Natural Saturdays 4-13-13

 Grab the BadgeSimply Natural Saturdays HostsBrittany at The Pistachio ProjectKrystyna at Spring Mountain LivingBrittney at Brittleby's Cornerand Me!If you've been reading our blog for the last few months then you know we've been homestead shopping for a little while now. Sometimes, like last weekend, it is so frustrating and I lose hope. Then I read inspiring articles like Our … [Read more...]