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Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

We all know that giving gifts can sometimes feel impersonal. Buying tool kits for dad, bath robes for mom, and socks for everyone else (which I’m not against, I love socks) can feel mundane. This year, I decided to dive into do-it-yourself gifts. I began making...

Make Your Garden Rock!

Make Your Garden Rock!

Last summer, the kids and I made these adorable rocks to label the vegetables and herbs we grew in our garden. They were such a fun family project and they made our garden extra cute, colorful, and "us"! As soon as we planted our garden this weekend, we immediately...

Castor Oil Packs

Castor Oil Packs

Castor oil packs are used to promote healing and reduce inflammation. They also improve circulation and elimination. Castor oil packs benefit kidney stones, fibroids, ovarian cysts, swollen joints, irritable bowel syndrome, digestive disorders, liver & gallbladder...

Making Homemade Coconut Yogurt

Making Homemade Coconut Yogurt

The first time I made coconut yogurt was over 20 years ago. Back then, my friend and I would order yogurt starter cultures online (for a whopping $30 plus $20 overnight shipping!) and they were all dairy based. We'd culture a batch of yogurt using coconut milk and our...

Debbie’s Favorite D.I.Y. Household Recipes

Debbie’s Favorite D.I.Y. Household Recipes

When I first moved to NYC in 1999, I bought a book called Kitchen Cosmetics. I loved the idea of making my own cosmetic products so much that my friend Bari and I decided to create a small business. We called it Julen, named after our mothers (my mom’s name is Judy...

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