8 Reasons To Create Your Own Herb Spiral + How To Build One

Are fresh herbs not showing up in your dinners as often as you’d like? Buying specialty greens at the grocery store quickly gets expensive, but devoting your backyard to a big herb garden isn’t easy either. And while herbs offer impressive health and flavor benefits, many of these perennial plants are notoriously unruly and can quickly take over your garden space. The solution? Establish a… [read more]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Fleas In The House Naturally

If you are like me and love animals, you are bound to have dealt with fleas before. Fleas are not only annoying for your pets but can also wreak havoc on your household, even to the point where you have an infestation on your hands. Once fleas are on your dog or cat, they can easily hitch a ride inside where they set up camp… [read more]

Coconut Aminos: 7 Reasons To Switch To This Healthy Soy Sauce Substitute

Soy sauce has an earthy, salty, slightly sweet flavor that perfectly complements a myriad of dishes, from rice to barbecued chicken, though it’s probably best known for flavoring Asian food. While the taste can be hard to describe, it actually has a name: umami. It’s known as “fifth taste,” as it’s distinct from salty, sour, sweet and bitter. But the problem is, soy sauce isn’t… [read more]

8 Ways To Unclog A Drain Naturally

The introduction of indoor plumbing came with many modern conveniences, but it came with a few drawbacks as well. Probably one of the most annoying of them all is clogged drains, whether it’s in your kitchen sink, shower or bathroom sink, chances are you’ve experienced this problem once or twice in your life. What Are Some Common Causes Of Clogged Drains & Sinks? There are… [read more]

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best Home & Garden, Health & Beauty Deals

It’s become a tradition that here at Natural Living Ideas, we honor Amazon Prime Day by curating the best deals for natural living lovers. There’s a lot of items that are significantly discounted on Prime Day and our team of editors help to cut through the noise to bring you only the best deals for the things you care about. What Is Amazon Prime Day?… [read more]

8 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Earwigs In The Garden

Have you ever been gardening and noticed some hideous reddish, brown bugs dining on your vegetables, or squirming through your soil? These are earwigs, tiny brown creatures that like to eat, fungi, vegetation and organic materials. They are also known as ‘pinching bugs’ or ‘pincher bugs’ because they have pincers on their body. If you use organic mulch in your garden these little insects will… [read more]

Apple Cider Vinegar For Acne – Does It Really Work?

Long heralded by natural living enthusiasts, apple cider vinegar can do a great many things – its inherent antimicrobial properties makes it an excellent household cleaner; it has several worthy uses in the garden; you can bathe in it to relieve painful joints and soothe a sunburn; drinking it will provide a full range of gut-friendly probiotics; use it on your hair and scalp to… [read more]

How To Treat IBS: 16 Home Remedies That Work

Over 60 million people suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Are you one of them? Symptoms of IBS are uncomfortable and painful and include bloating, cramping, constipation, diarrhea, and pain. Many conventional treatments for this condition merely hide the symptoms and don’t address the underlying cause of the irritable bowel. In fact, many physicians simply tell patients that their IBS is an emotional or psychological… [read more]

9 Reasons To Start Composting With A Bokashi Bucket + How To Get Started

Does your current compost system leave your garden lacking? Are you sick of having to sort out the veggie scraps from meat and dairy products? It might be time to experiment with a more advanced composting system- one that lets you build up your soil without being overly picky about the ingredients, and without producing bad odors in the process. Using a bokashi bucket flips… [read more]

How To Use Rhassoul Clay For Beautiful Skin & Hair

Rhassoul clay, is a natural mineral clay that can only be found in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Mined and used by women in the country for centuries, it’s formed through geothermal activity and known for its extraordinary ability to draw out impurities from the hair and skin. The naturally dried clay is completely untreated and has a silk-like feel that offers a wide range… [read more]