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 […]

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 […]

Get Holiday Ready with Easy Homemade Cleaning Recipes

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

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. Mouthwash […]

DIY Lavender Facial

Lately, I have been trying to be more mindful about what I bring into the house. We have a small home to begin with but I’m starting to notice a lot more clutter and disorganization than I feel comfortable with. Before I buy something, I try to really think about whether I need it or […]

Easy Soap Making | Orange Flaxseed Soap

Years ago, before I started blogging, I had an online craft website and sold my crafts at farmer’s markets and craft fairs. I enjoyed it for the most part but found that making large quantities of crafts all at once just wasn’t something I enjoyed. I still love crafting and easy soap making was one of my […]

Detox Bath Recipes | Detox Bath with Ginger

Why should you detox? That’s probably the biggest question I had before I started. We put all kinds of junk into our bodies. We don’t always eat healthy, we drink too much coffee, we’re exposed to illnesses, artificial ingredients and pollutants in our every day lives. Our bodies try very hard to remove things that […]

Aromatherapy Travel Kit DIY to Bring on Your Vacation

Do you need an aromatherapy travel kit for vacation? There are days that I really rely on aromatherapy to get me through the day. Some days, I’m stressed out and need help relaxing. Other days, I am scattered and need help focusing. Still other days, my asthma is bothering me and I need a little […]