Molly's Suds Wool Dryer Balls and Young Living Lavender Essential Oil

Mom seeking chemical-free, budget-friendly, effective laundry products for the whole stinkin’ family. Sound like you? *Get 25% off natural laundry detergent, and enter our giveaway (details later in post). I’ve tried over a dozen natural detergents from wellness stores and online, and most recently I’d DIY’d a Borax-free powdered laundry detergent with castile soap. Once I wasContinue reading

Round here, there’s not a week that goes by without some sort of activity such as yoga, paddle boarding, mountain biking, horse riding and the like, but, in all reality, being a mom is the most physically (and MENTALLY!) taxing thing on my body.  Running on little sleep, hauling around a 22 lb. baby, andContinue reading

DIY painted kid's cowboy boots

Crafting. Garage sale deals. And cowboy boots. Three things to make any Native Gypsies girl smile. With a little craft paint, my sister and niece quickly personalized these garage sale boots to make them worthy of a fashionable, young cowgirl. You can buy these $89.50 Ariat Fatbaby Cowboy Boots… …or if you’re the DIY type, quicklyContinue reading

At a certain point in my life and “pursuit of ________ (happiness, career, self-realization, inner growth…)” I teetered on the fence about whether or not I really wanted kids, …but when it came down to it, I knew I did. It had to be with the right person, though.  And if that person wasn’t to be discovered,Continue reading

Welcome to our baby cove!  As the clock is quickly winding down to delivery time, my need to NEST has kicked in like crazy, and now that our corner nursery is complete – I can rest easy! HA.  Mockery I say.  I dispute that very self-made statement.   Rest, I shall… as well as any expecting mother can…Continue reading

5 lids for your mason jar - native gypsies

My affection for mason jars probably stems from childhood while playing in the barn, where hundreds of various colors and sizes were stored in the milk room. I’m always inventing and searching for more uses for mine. Check out these five ways to morph your mason jars into kitchen gadgets and gizmos. Surprise: you probably alreadyContinue reading

DIY-strawberry-chia-fruit-leather

Remember fruit roll-ups from your childhood? The tasty snack is simply blended fruit baked at a low temperature, and you can make them at home! I’d forgotten all about roll-ups, until my niece found a DIY recipe online. My sister offered me a strip of her strawberry and honey concoction, which taste just like the storeContinue reading

We love creative women and female entrepreneurs here at Native Gypsies!  Especially those who do it together.  BmbleBaby is a Denver based company founded in 2015 by Caitlyn Van Valin and Heather Bell.  By law they are sisters, by choice they are friends and through their passion they started BmbleBaby, Inc. BmbleBaby is all aboutContinue reading