Age Spots or Melanoma? What’s the Difference?

Age spots or melanoma? If you have a spot on your hand and you’re not sure whether or not you have an age spot or melanoma, keep reading for a few simple ways to tell the difference. Of course, if in doubt, it’s always best to see your doctor for his decision. Age Spots or […]

Make Homemade Bath Salts with Rose Petals for Sensitive Skin

Have you ever wondered how to make homemade bath salts? I have very sensitive skin so I need to be careful when it comes to skincare and bath products. Some products leave my skin dry and irritated so I prefer to make my own bath products when I can. Not only is this a great […]

How to Make Homemade Febreze to Freshen Your Home

In this post, I’ll show you how to make homemade Febreze spray for spring freshness. The house is starting to smell a bit musty and stale, but it’s still too cold outside for me to open up all the windows and air out the rooms.  How to Make Homemade Febreze With company coming over for […]

How to Make a Mineralizing Toothpaste

Why do I need to know how to make a mineralizing toothpaste? Lately, I’ve been more concerned about toxins in the products I use for personal care and in my home. I can’t make everything I use myself. I just don’t have time, and sometimes homemade versions just don’t work as well. However, there are products […]

8 Ways to Use Aromatherapy During the Holidays

These ways to use aromatherapy during the holidays will inspire you to relax, create and entertain. I love the holidays from the baking to the shopping. I love listening to Christmas music and watching the snow fall while I enjoy the woodstove inside. There are so many ways that the scents of Christmas help set the […]

15 Essential Oil Crafts to Destress With

Interesting fact: Aromatherapy has been used for over 6000 years, first by the Chinese who used to burn special herbs to promote harmony and well-being. Modern day aromatherapy using essential oils is a continuation of that practice. Essential oils can be diffused in a diffuser, many can be added to our bath, and some can […]

Lavender Suitcase Deodorizer for Travelers

This lavender suitcase deodorizer is an absolute must for your next trip. I’m not a huge fan of traveling. I do it when I have to, but I’m really much more of a homebody. I like the familiarity of home. I like the scents and sounds and comforts that I’m used to. Traveling tends to […]

12 Easy Homemade Cleaning Recipes to Get Holiday Ready

Is your home holiday ready? Does the thought send you into panic mode? These easy homemade cleaning recipes and tips will help. In a little over a month, our house will be full of guests for the holidays. Normally, my home is fairly clean and organized. I don’t have piles of dirty clothes on the […]

Easy DIY Sugar Scrub With Essential Oils

Did you know that avocado oil reduces inflammation and itching even on sensitive skin? This DIY sugar scrub with essential oils features avocado oil to help heal your winter dry skin quickly and effectively. As the furnace comes on more and more frequently, keeping my skin moisturized becomes more difficult. If I’m not careful, my […]

Mouthwash Recipe with Essential Oils that’s Chemical Free

Using a mouthwash can not only freshen your breath but also help kill bacteria. This mouthwash recipe with essential oils is a great way to do that without the harsh sting of traditional mouthwash.  You can make a batch of this mouthwash in just a few moments and it costs just pennies to make. You […]