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Rosemary Essential Oil for Healthier, Thicker Hair

Research shows rosemary oil is effective at increasing hair growth in people suffering from hair loss. Here’s a rundown of rosemary essential oil’s benefits, safety, uses & even a couple recipes we think you’ll love!

How to Make a Wreath – Holiday / Spring / Fall / Anytime Wreath DIY

I love bringing the outdoors in and one of the easiest and most budget-friendly ways I find to do that is to make a wreath. Any time of year you can take a ‘wreath walk’, gather some seasonal prunings, and make your own DIY wreath.

Herbal Salve – DIY Skin Balm Recipe

Make your own, or get some of ours… either way, this is the recipe for our Herbal Salve, a healing skin balm. Traditional healing herbs, locally grown, gathered, and carefully infused into skin-loving olive and avocado oils. A healing home remedy that is helpful for minor wounds, sprains, strains, bruises, rashes, burns, blisters, cracked skin, redness, swelling, reducing the appearance of stretch marks and scars, preventing infection, anti-itch, and topical minor pain relief.

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Scrub Soap

Settle into Fall with this scentsational blend of traditional Autumn spices, real pumpkin puree, and PNW roasted {fair trade & organic} Barking Squirrel coffee!

Hello October – Fall Images, Quotes, and Recipes to Share!

Hello, October. It’s good to see you.

Beard Oil, Ten Reasons Your Guy Should Be Using It (And what you are missing out on if he’s not)

I love my man’s beard. I can’t get enough of it! And the beard oil that he uses has a lot to do with why.

Herbal Salve – DIY Skin Balm Recipe

Make your own, or get some of ours… either way, this is the recipe for our Herbal Salve, a healing skin balm. Traditional healing herbs, locally grown, gathered, and carefully infused into skin-loving olive and avocado oils. A healing home remedy that is helpful for minor wounds, sprains, strains, bruises, rashes, burns, blisters, cracked skin, redness, swelling, reducing the appearance of stretch marks and scars, preventing infection, anti-itch, and topical minor pain relief.

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Scrub Soap

Settle into Fall with this scentsational blend of traditional Autumn spices, real pumpkin puree, and PNW roasted {fair trade & organic} Barking Squirrel coffee!

Roasted Almonds, How to Make Your Own!

Like nuts on your ice cream? What about on yogurt? Save money and eat healthy by making your own oven roasted almonds, the perfect topping for a healthy snack! Almonds are really good for you. They are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants and are a healthy source of...

PNW Original Cedar & Herb Infused Beard Oil

Prevents beard envy... Or causes it. So, you have a beard. And you have heard of beard oil. But what is it? What is beard oil and why would you ever want to use it? That's a good question. A good beard oil not only makes you look like a well-put-together-guy, it also...

CEDAR & HERB Solid Shampoo Bar

I can tell we are going to love this shampoo bar before I even get the batter into the mold. The pungent aroma of cedar held up straight through the cooking process. I almost decided to leave this bar 'naked', and let the western red cedar shine through on its own, it...

[VIDEO] Making Summer Carrot Soap

Curious how it's done? In this video, I'm not giving away secret recipes, but I do bring you along for a batch of Summer Carrot soap and show you how to make natural handmade soap. Summer Carrot Soap with Mint & Lemongrass Essential Oils Get some...

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Tania, PNW from Scratch

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