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Elle Davis
Elle Davis

Elle's a work at home mom just trying to keep her sanity and 4 year old daughter in one piece. She's also a military wife to a great guy that she can complain about on occasion. If you give Elle peanut butter filled pretzels or a cherry limeade, she'll love you forever. Her laptop is an extra appendage and if it came down to it, she might give up her husband before she'd give up her computer. Elle's personal blog is This Is Mommyhood.

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I feel like a rock star if I’m able to find time to get a shower every day—but that doesn’t always mean I have time to wash my hair. So for the past few years, I’ve been spending anywhere between 15-40 dollars on dry shampoo.

I’m very picky about strong scents so if I try out a new brand, it’s not guaranteed that I’ll like the smell.

So, there I am with an overpriced bottle of dry shampoo that I don’t like, but I have to use up.

Luckily, I’ve found a solution. Read More


Ooooh! Bubble bath! I haven’t taken a bath in ages but when I came across this simple recipe, I had to try it out. This bubble bath is moisturizing and smells delicious. My skin was so smooth and my husband went crazy over the smell. RAWR! This would be a really nice and easy DIY gift for a birthday or a housewarming party. I know that I could have used this when we recently moved…I would have enjoyed some silky smooth bubble bath and a nice, relaxing soak in the tub.

1 cup sweet almond oil or light olive oil
1/2 cup organic honey Read More

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DIY Antiseptic Ointment

This is a great DIY ointment for cuts and scrapes. It’s natural and you know what’s going in it. In other words, you can actually pronounce the ingredients. Yay for that! I also use candelilla wax, so it’s vegan friendly.

Lemon is antibacterial and has antiviral properties. Tea tree oil acts as an antibiotic and chamomile is anti-inflammatory. I made a batch with small metal containers and put them in reusable snack bags, along with a few cotton swabs, and bandages. I keep one in my purse and one in my husband’s backpack.

This ointment is a great alternative to what you could buy in a store. Enjoy! Read More


Here’s a very simple, do it yourself fruit and veggie wash. This is a natural and non-toxic spray that has grapefruit seed extract, which is a must to have on hand when living a more earth-friendly lifestyle. Grapefruit seed extract has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and even anti-viral properties.

It’s a recent discovery for me since I’m learning to live more naturally. I’ve found it has many uses and look forward to sharing more eco-friendly products with this “miracle” in a bottle. Read More


My family and I recently moved to Maine and I’ve been wanting to adopt a more earth-friendly lifestyle with our new start here. So, I’m starting this new segment here at What The Flicka called Green It Yourself: Elle’s Earth Friendly GIY Tips & Tricks. I’ll have natural tips and tricks that you can use for around the house, for the kids, natural skin care, home remedies, etc. This papaya face mask is the first installment—I hope you enjoy! Read More