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Welcome to my Sustainable addiction! I am a DIY addict, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  I enjoy sharing my all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene items, gardening and all things sustainable including my farming.  
We are a family owned, woman run small farm located near the Edisto River in Dorchester County SC.
Our farming operation consists of poultry, quail, eggs, dairy and meat goats. You can buy from us with confidence as we hold a permit from SC to sell Poultry and are also licensed as a Wholesale Egg Distributor.
 
Through our farming practices we provide for our community a variety of Poultry breeds, Heavy dual purpose birds, exotic and ornamental chickens as well as Cortunix Quail that are heat tolerant for our hot SC Summers. 

Whether you are looking for Farm Fresh Eggs, Fertile eggs for hatching (Chicken and Quail), hatchlings, grown birds or Dairy and Meat Goats (seasonal births) we have a large selection of beautiful animals.  
 
We also have Dairy Goats and kids. Current 2017 births so far are 5 kids Nubian / Alpine Saneen cross and 2 Nubian / Toggenburg Cross.
  

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Homemade NO Shampoo Sleek & Shine #1

I just love making things, especially things that my family can use, that are cost effective, better for our health and environment and that gives us better results for less money. I have tried many variations to "Homemade Shampoo" and have tweaked many of the recipes that I have found. Below is one that I am making for me and my granddaughters. We have been blessed with golden /lite brown hair that is "normal". If your hair has a tendency to be oily you may want to decrease the olive oil by 1/2. That being said, olive oil rinses really well out of your hair and makes your highlights POP out :)

Hair Conditioner - Homemade and Ridiculously Easy!

I have finally done it! I tried one of the most touted about all natural hair conditioners in your pantry! I have been making my own shampoo for over a year now and absolutely love it. I have tried different variations of it and all are good. They are economical, fun to make and they save a BOATLOAD of money!! Since switching to the homemade version of shampoo, not often do I need any conditioner since I use olive oil in my poo, but occasionally over the winter I would break down and use some for extra help in keeping the static out of my hair. I just do not like all of the harmful chemicals in the store bought versions. I prefer to be frugal and NOT put more chemicals in me or on me than I absolutely have to :).