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

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

How Much Can You Save On Whole Food at Costco? The Answer Might Surprise You.

{I've written about Costco's coconut oil and have mentioned their products in many posts such as my Sugar-free Lemonade, Homemade "JELLO", and Luscious Lemon Bars, but I've never done a post about how much money you can save on whole foods at this big box giant.  Today, please welcome Annemarie Rossi from Real Food Real Deals as she shares about whole food at Costco and how much you can save on ...Read The Full Post

12 Ways to S-T-R-E-T-C-H Your Grocery Budget

Is Saving Money one the things you plan to do this year?I looked up statistics on New Year's resolutions and found that:- getting out of debt and - saving more money and spending lessare two of the most popular.And--34% of all resolutions have to do with money.  (source)Groceries are a big part of any family (or personal) budget.  So I'm sharing today some tips that have ...Read The Full Post

Want to Save Money in the New Year? -Top 10 DIY Posts of 2013 & 1 Thing I Won’t Be Making

One of the best ways I know to save money is to "Make Your Own Everything."Yes, I said "everything."Now, I know--"everything" is within reason.  I like Homemade Versions of just about everything, but one can get carried away.For example, I once saw a magazine that did a spoof of Martha Stewart. You know how she has that calendar in the front of her magazine?  When I look at that I ...Read The Full Post