Looking for a way to recycle fractionated coconut oil bottles? I’ve got you covered. Read on for an awesome, easy way to put those empty FCO bottles to good use…Read More
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If you’ve used essential oils for any length of time, you’re probably aware of all the gadgets and gizmos available for us oily fanatics…
Want to know which essential oil tools are, well, essential? Check out this list of my top 10 essential oil tools, in no particular order…
Are you hot? I sure am! We’ve had a major for the east coast heat wave over the past few weeks. Which is why I’m so thankful for this easy way to cool off…Read More
Want to know a secret?
I don’t floss my teeth.
A friend once shared that every time he goes to the dentist, they tell him he should floss his teeth every day. His response? “Okay.”
Every time they tell him, and every time he does nothing about it.
I feel the same way! I know I should floss my teeth, but it’s just one of those things I’ve never worked into my routine. As a busy mom of three, it often feels like a good day if my teeth get brushed at all, let alone flossed.
I do know that good oral health is super important for overall health. And, especially in light of my root canal dilemma, I’ve been looking for an easy way to support my teeth and gums.
This mouthwash with essential oils is just the ticket! Here’s why I love it:Read More
UPDATE: Y’all, I love this perfect sugar scrub so much that I’ve improved it even more…and I made a little video to tell you all about it! Guess what: My new and improved scrub recipe is super scoopable! Insert happy dance.
Everyone loves a good sugar scrub.
Even nine-year-old boys, apparently. Older Bro has completely taken over any and all jars of sugar scrub placed in our shared upstairs bathroom. I guess boys like a little pampering, too!
Sugar Scrub is a fantastic trick to keep up your sleeve.
- Last minute gift for mom, teachers, a friend? Sugar Scrub.
- Rough, dry skin on your hands or feet? Sugar Scrub.
- Grubby, dirty gardener’s hands? Sugar Scrub.
- Paint all over your hands after a painting project? Sugar Scrub.
- Grease or sap or other hard-to-remove gunk on those hands? Sugar Scrub.
You know what the best part is? It’s so easy to make.
A personal wellness goal for myself over the past year has been to diffuse essential oils more regularly.
We definitely run our diffusers when immune systems need a little extra support, but I’m trying to get into the habit of diffusing essential oils on a daily basis–for energy, concentration, stress reduction, seasonal scents, and more. Plus, I understand that inhaling essential oils is actually one of the most effective ways to reap their benefits.
Check out a few of my favorite diffuser recipes here: Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes.
But guess what: although I highly recommend Read More
A personal DIY Essential Oil Inhaler is a great way to access oils aromatically on the go. A cinch to make, they’re safe for kids and grownups alike. Perfect for use in the car, at work, or at school. Stash one in a purse, backpack, desk drawer, or wherever you need it most!Read More
I’m a big fan of handmade gifts! The useful kind, not the tacky hand crocheted sweater or macrame wall hanging kind.
I’ve rounded up 17 of my favorite DIY Essential Oil Gifts, plus a few bonus gifts that don’t require essential oils. Cost effective, simple to make, and completely safe and nontoxic, these gifts can apply to almost anyone on your list. Perfect for Christmas, birthdays, teachers, coaches, neighbors, friends, and more!Read More
This Easy Seasoning Salt with Essential Oils is fantastic on a slow cooked roast, and would work well for other meats too. Read More