- Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
- Format: Paperback | 126 pages
- Dimensions: 124mm x 173mm x 10mm | 635g
- Publication date: 22 August 2009
- Publication City/Country: Bloomington, IN
- ISBN 10: 0978866568
- ISBN 13: 9780978866563
- Edition: 1
- Sales rank: 34,919
Raleigh Briggs teaches us how to craft a sustainable domestic life without relying on smelly, toxic, expensive consumer products. And it's not as hard as we may think! This hand written and drawn book of charming tutorials is both fun and accessible. It's full of simple skills that anyone can and should learn. From creating tinctures and salves to concocting all-natural cleaners and body products to gardening basics, this book is great for anyone looking to live more simply, create a comfortable nest, and truly do it yourself.
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Raleigh Briggs is an herbalist, potion maker, DIY homemaker, and the author of "Herbal First Aid," "How to Make Soap," and "Nontoxic Housecleaning." She lives in Seattle.
By Linda Coates 21 Oct 2011
This beautiful book teaches you how to stray from consumerism by making your own cleaners, home remedies and gardening needs out of common household items. It's a great book for anyone looking to reduce their impact on the planet and to live more sustainably. The recipes are accompanied by lovely drawings.
"From gardening to essential oils, Raleigh included it all! Not to mention the fact that the book is beautifully handwritten and illustrated. I often get my tips from the internet, but Raleigh's book is wonderful to leave in the kitchen or bathroom as an instant recipe book and guide. A definite must-have starting guide for anyone interested in living a more sustainable lifestyle."--"Best Selling Book"