“Shop in Your PJ’s” Black Friday Healthy Living Deals – 2016

I hope that you all had a lovely Thanksgiving (those of you in the US, at least :)).We had a fabulous time with new friends, had a mostly organic meal, loads and loads of food and fellowship, and my kids got to hang out with their children.We talked music, faith, current events, healthy living, and more.....just great.Since we stayed late, I did not go to any stores in the wee hours ...Read The Full Post

Free Kindle Books & Healthy Living Deals ~ Oct 30, 2016

Hi everyone! I know I haven't done a post like this in awhile, but there are some nice deals going on that I wanted to get out to you! It's been a bit crazy here with fall coming, things we've had to deal with for our home and family life, and more, and some big things I am working on for the blog - so looking forward to sharing them with you! I hope things have been a little less crazy for ...Read The Full Post

How to Make Flowers Last Longer (plus the best tip of all)

I've got a slightly "off topic" tip for you all today -- How to Make Flowers Last LongerYes, I know.  This is a health blog, right?Well, it's really more than that.  Typically I think of myself as a healthy-living, budget-friendly blogger, but I do go outside of that realm sometimes.I am very interested in current events and how they intersect our lives and health, and I LOVE ...Read The Full Post

Free Kindle Books & More Healthy Living Deals ~ Jul 4, 2016

Happy Fourth of July to all of my readers in the U.S.!We hope to be participating in some of the festivities today, and I hope you are able to as well -- please remember to give thanks for the freedoms that we do still have, and if you are one who prays, please pray that we can continue to have them.I have learned more about how our country started, and while I know that our hope can't be ...Read The Full Post

Free Kindle Books & More Healthy Living Deals ~ Mar. 26, 2016

Happy and Blessed Easter Weekend, readers.I've been quite sick this week with a horrid cold / virus thing and now am trying to recover and take it a little easy.  More on this later, but I am really working on putting a little "me" time into each day.Last night I treated my feet to this Homemade Sugar Scrub (does wonders for hands too) and am going to buying this lovely Night Time Tea this ...Read The Full Post

Non-Greasy Hand & Body Cream with Skin Type Recipes

I love making as many of my personal care items in order to cut down on toxins in our home and on our bodies.I've made Eye Makeup Remover, Alcohol-Free Hairspray, Sugar Scrub, Nourishing Lip Scrub, Hair Rinse, DIY Body Wash, and more. I've been looking for homemade lotion recipe that works for a long time, and I finally have it.If you're looking for a homemade lotion or hand cream that ...Read The Full Post

Homemade Decongestant Chest Rub – Compare to Vicks®

Homemade Vapor Rub / DIY Chest Rub I never even thought of making my own decongestant homemade chest rub.In fact, I had completely forgotten that there even was a product like that.Until I needed it.Necessity is the mother of invention, right?In this case, yes.  And though I didn't really invent this, I finally cobbled together information from the internet and made my ...Read The Full Post

Now’s Your Chance! Vitamix Giveaway – Enter to Win! {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Hi readers!  I am so excited about this -- I am giving away one of my all-time favorite kitchen tools.  So thrilled to be able to bless one of you with this amazing machine!If you've been around Whole New Mom for awhile, you know that I am all about:- Saving Money in the Kitchen - Making Healthy Foods - Making Special Diets Doable The Vitamix has helped us immensely in all three of ...Read The Full Post

Save Money and Get Healthier – Top DIY Posts of 2014

Making our own personal and home care products is one of my favorite things to do.It helps reduce toxins for you and your family's health (and cuts down toxins in the environment), plus saves money, and personally I get a huge sense of accomplishment from both of those.If you are thinking about improving yours and your family's health in the New Year, and are also interested in stretching ...Read The Full Post

Make Your Own Soap Without Lye (well, you’ll see what I mean)

I get such satisfaction from making natural personal care products from scratch like my Nourishing Sugar Scrub, Healthy Lip Scrub, Homemade Foaming Soap, and Citrus Body Wash, but I have always been afraid of making Homemade Soap.  Now, thanks to Andrea of It Takes Time, we can all learn how to make soap -- without lye! The Story of My Desire to Make Soap...... For years, I have wanted to make ...Read The Full Post