A FREE Essential Oil eBook for You!

Essential Oils Free Ebook: BrownThumbMama.com

I’m so glad all of you are here on this crazy journey with me! I’ve been working on an essential oils ebook for a while (essential oils are passion of mine) and I’m giving it away to you for free. Yep, that’s right–absolutely free! Essential oils are a big subject,… 

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5 Disposable Things You Should Stop Using

Disposable things you should stop using: BrownThumbMama.com

Have you heard about the family that reduced their trash to just a couple of handfuls a year?  I read about them in Sunset Magazine a couple of years ago. They bring all their own containers to the grocery store (even a pillowcase for bread), and don’t own any books–they… 

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Don’t Use Vegetable Oil!

Don't use vegetable oil: BrownThumbMama.com

“What?” you exclaim. “You don’t use vegetable oil? Seriously? You must be using canola oil then. That’s healthy, right?” Nope, I don’t use vegetable oil, canola oil, or soybean oil. In fact the only cooking oils I use are olive oil and coconut oil. To learn why, we need to… 

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Natural Bug Bite Relief

Natural Bug Bite Relief: BrownThumbMama.com

Well, it’s official. I’ve lost any faint hope of getting the “Mom of the Year” award. We’re careful to use homemade bug spray whenever we go outside, check for ticks after hiking–the works. And what happens? Little Peanut (2) got a bunch of bug bites while she was asleep in… 

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