DIY Hydrating Skin Repair Serum

Just saw this great post by Mommypotamus for a hydrating skin repair serum, using only rosehip seed oil and an additional essential oil. I didn’t know it but rosehip seed oil apparently “promotes collagen production, hydrates and plumps skin, helps to even skin tone and fade brown spots, supports scar healing (including stretch marks), and soothes eczema and psoriasis”. Since I’m currently dealing with what I believe is “hard water dermatitis” and suffering from severe excema on my hands, I am all for anything that might promote my skin returning to normal! I’m going to give this a try! (and the water softener for our very hard well water has been ordered!). Check out her recipe here.



Homemade Ranch Seasoning

I’ve made various versions of ranch dressing, including one using the extra kefir I wind up having on hand periodically, but I really like how this one is basically just the dry ingredients, kept together in an air tight jar, ready to be used for or in just about anything! I like the idea of just being able to scoop out and use what I need at the moment. A great little seasoning tip from Jenny at AuNaturale Nutrition!

Easy homemade ranch seasoning with simple, healthy spices and no chemical additives! YUM!  By Jenny at