Natural Living Bookshelf

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My Natural Living Bookshelf

Wanna get a peek at what I’ve been reading? Well, welcome to my natural living bookshelf. This is the place where I like to honor all the other authors that have helped shape and support my natural living journey. Without their incredible work, my life and my family’s life wouldn’t be the same. 

So, pour yourself a cup of herbal tea and grab a seat as you get wrapped up in all the inspiring books in my library. 

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The Complete Guide to Natural Soap Making

By Gail Aaron, Amanda

The Complete Guide to Natural Soap Making is the ultimate DIY reference to master the processes, techniques, and recipes to start creating picture-perfect handcrafted soaps.

Match colors to scents, add essential oils, try a simple slab swirl or opt for a tiger stripe―the creative possibilities of homemade soaps are endless. Even if you’re starting from scratch. If you’re wondering where to find everything you need to know, open this book and get ready to fall in love with soap making.

The Complete Guide to Natural Soap Making is the ultimate DIY reference to master the processes, techniques, and recipes to start creating picture-perfect handcrafted soaps. With step-by-step tutorials and 65 completely all-natural recipes, you’ll find lots of inspiration to create your very own recipes to sell, gift, or keep all for yourself.

HOMEGROWN HERBS: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO GROWING, USING, AND ENJOYING MORE THAN 100 HERBS

By Tammi Hartung

Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or planting your first garden, Homegrown Herbs will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs

Enjoy a thriving, fragrant herb garden and use your harvest to bring beauty, flavor, and health to your everyday life. Tammi Hartung provides in-depth profiles of 101 popular herbs, including information on seed selection, planting, maintenance, harvesting, and drying. Hartung also shows you how to use your herbs in a variety of foods, home remedies, body care products, and crafts. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or planting your first garden, Homegrown Herbs will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs. 

BOTANICAL SKIN CARE RECIPE BOOK

By The Herbal Academy

A complete, convenient, and you better believe it, beautiful, illustrative Botanical Skin Care Recipe Book. Featuring nearly 200, herbalist-approved body care recipes using herbs and natural ingredients you will actually want to put on your skin and body! Ditch the store-bought, questionable bottles lining your bathroom closet and bedroom vanity—we have taken the daydreaming out of making your own body care recipes and are making it possible for you to easily prepare your own skin care products right at home.

Experimenting encouraged! The recipes in this book are curated from their Botanical Skin Care Course.

The Art of Natural Cleaning: Tips and techniques for a chemical-free sparkling home

By Rebecca Sullivan

The Art of Natural Cleaning draws on traditional techniques, bringing them up to date to suit the modern home. Taking the time to create your own cleaning products, from floor polish to washing up liquid, creates a more mindful approach to the home, and encourages greater respect and care for our surroundings.

This handy little guide is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to keep their home sparklingly clean without resorting to chemical products. The Art of Natural Cleaning draws on traditional techniques, bringing them up to date to suit the modern home. Taking the time to create your own cleaning products, from floor polish to washing up liquid, creates a more mindful approach to the home, and encourages greater respect and care for our surroundings.

With just a few simple ingredients, such as salt, bicarb, lemons, and essential oils, your home can be clean, fresh and fragrant, as well as environmentally friendly.

THE NATURAL SOAPMAKING BOOK FOR BEGINNERS

By Kelly Cable

Unlike other soap making books, The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners starts from scratch with colorants and fragrances both free of artificial ingredients. Discover how to make basic bars, Castile soap, shampoo bars, salt soaps, milk soaps, and more. You’ll even find nut-free and vegan recipes.

Who knows what is better for your skin than you? Acne, dry skin, aging skin, or allergies, this book will help you design the right soap for your particular needs with natural ingredients. Kelly shows us how to make healthy soaps beautiful and gorgeously scented with natural additives, natural colorants, and essential oils.

Unlike other soap making books, The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners starts from scratch with colorants and fragrances both free of artificial ingredients. Discover how to make basic bars, Castile soap, shampoo bars, salt soaps, milk soaps, and more. You’ll even find nut-free and vegan recipes.

Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home: The Simple, Room-by-Room Plan for a Natural Home

By Becky Rapinchuk

Create a beautiful, toxic-free, healthy household with Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home.  Over 50 simple, organic DIY cleaning product recipes, and tips and tools from a trusted source to create cleaner, safer homes, resulting in healthier families.

Create a beautiful, toxic-free, healthy household with Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home. Easy to digest research on common toxic products in your home, why they are dangerous to your health, and what to replace them with, a room-by-room guide to cleaning and removing harmful toxins in your home.

Over 50 simple, organic DIY cleaning product recipes, and tips and tools from a trusted source to create cleaner, safer homes, resulting in healthier families.

Beeswax Alchemy: How to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Balms, Creams, and Salves from the Hive

By Petra Ahnert

Featuring over 40 DIY projects that illustrate how to transform one of the world’s most natural ingredients into tangible creations, Beeswax Alchemy is the perfect amalgamation of recipe craft book and beekeepers’ guide.

Featuring over 40 DIY projects that illustrate how to transform one of the world’s most natural ingredients into tangible creations, Beeswax Alchemy is the perfect amalgamation of recipe craft book and beekeepers’ guide.

Considered the miracle of the beehive and used by humans for 8,000 years, beeswax remains a vital ingredient to society and is still used as the foundation for many household products in the twenty-first century. You’ll find an explanation of the different types of beeswax, as well as insider tips on working with beeswax, followed by step-by-step instructions for making candles, balms, salves, creams, scrubs, soaps, ornaments, art, and more out of beeswax.

Herbs and Essential Oil Super Bundle

Everything you need to use herbs & essential oils in your home - in one comprehensive package. It’s like a natural living library in itself!

Everything you need to use herbs & essential oils in your home – in one comprehensive package. It’s like a natural living library in itself! 

There are 40 complete eCourses, eBooks & printables in the Herbs and Essential Oil Super Bundle to give you the skills and confidence to use herbs & essential oils for staying healthy, supporting the body in illness, non-toxic cleaning, beauty & relaxation, and more.

THE BACKYARD HERBAL APOTHECARY

By Devon Young

 The Backyard Herbal Apothecary is cleverly divided into landscapes illustrated with monographs of the plants that grow  in each: the forest, grasslands, and marsh. There are also easy herbal recipes that follow each thorough plant monograph. And you can learn about all the different types of herbal preparations, from teas to lotions, and how to make them.

Devon gives thoughtful guidance on how to grow medicinal herbs and introduces us to herbs that may be growing right in our own backyards or in our neighborhoods, and yes, we are taught how to harvest wild herbs ethically and safely.

The Backyard Herbal Apothecary is cleverly divided into landscapes illustrated with monographs of the plants that grow in each: the forest, grasslands, and marsh. There are also easy herbal recipes that follow each thorough plant monograph. And you can learn about all the different types of herbal preparations, from teas to lotions, and how to make them.

Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

91 resources you can refer to as you and your family make healthy steps. With a library of health resources this big and diverse, it can meet your needs when you run into a new health concern, or as you master one area and are ready to move on to the next. Grab my No Nonsense Bathroom Cleaning Recipes – That Work in the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle!

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