The Benefits and Uses of Cedarwood Essential Oil

Essential oils have long been a part of human history. They have been used since ancient times as natural and effective perfumes, treatments, and disinfectants. One of the oldest used essential oils, think Biblical times, would be cedarwood oil . Although cedarwood isn't the most popular oil in use today, it has many benefits that make it worth addin...

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DIY Peppermint Lip Sugar Scrub

I've received a lot of positive feedback on my recent green tea sugar scrub recipe which inspired my newest post! Sugar scrubs are such an easy and inexpensive way to nourish your skin at home but their benefits aren't limited to your arms and legs. Did you know you can also make a sugar scrub for your lips? Lip sugar scrubs help gently exfoliate your...

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DIY Green Tea Sugar Scrub with Rose & Sandalwood Essential Oils

Are you ready for your skin to glow and to feel like a goddess? If so, you are going to LOVE this sugar scrub recipe made with green tea and 2 of my all time favorite essential oils, rose and sandalwood. Sugar scrubs are economical to make at home and will gently exfoliate and moisturize your skin. Sugar scrubs are simple to make and have endless modificati...

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DIY After Sun Skin Soothing Spray

Now that we're fully into the summer season, I wanted to share a super easy after sun skin soothing spray with you all that you can make at home! This skin soothing spray is great to use after a day out in the sun, for nicks and scrapes from hikes, and even an after shave spray and lotion! I use this all the time during the summer when I'm out with my fam...

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How to Make Cashew Milk

Milk alternatives have become more diverse and available over the last ten years as people stop drinking animal milk due to lactose-intolerance, vegan diets, antibiotics in cow milk, and many others. What some people may see as a fad is actually a sustainable diet change that can impact you and your family's health and overall well-being. In the array of op...

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Detox Your Toddler's Bath Routine

From Clorox Wipes to Dove soap, American mom's have become obsessed with cleanliness. For good reason: over all of human history, a majority of our death toll comes from infections, diseases, viruses, and bacteria. It's only natural that as mother's we want to do everything in our power to protect our children from these ailments. We wipe and scrub and cle...

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How to Make Continuous Brew Kombucha at Home

Welcome back! In this post, I'm going to continue the recipe for how you can make your own kombucha at home. If you haven't seen part one of this process, you can go back to see what the first steps you need to take to make your own kombucha scoby . You will need a kombucha "scoby" before making your first batch of komnucha. You can make your...

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How to Make Kombucha "Scoby" at Home

Kombucha has been a popular “elixir of health” in the United States since the 1990’s, but has been an ancient form of Chinese medicine since 200 b.c.e. Although Kombucha doesn’t have restorative properties you would expect to find in the “Fountain of Youth”, there are many beneficial health benefits to incorporating kombu...

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DIY Holiday Gifts - Simple, Creative, Practical & Useful DIY Gifts Using Essential Oils

Are you looking for some simple and creative holiday gift ideas that people will actually WANT to receive? If so, this post is for you! I’m a big fan of practical and useful gifts. Here are three of my favorite DIY gift recipes for the holiday season plus 2 lightning fast treat recipes to serve at parties. To make your gifting life easier, I’...

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Homemade Natural Multi-Purpose Glass & Surface Cleaner

One of the first things I did as soon as I got my first essential oil kit was throw out my Windex and make a toxin-free, chemical-free glass & surface cleaner myself. I knew this was a priority for me because according to research by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside our homes has been found to be 5x’s more polluted than the air...

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All Natural Anti-Aging Recipe Using Essential Oils

Using essential oils as a natural solution for your aging skin means keeping your body toxin-free while still effectively combating wrinkles. What are essential oils? Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in flowers, seeds, stems, bark, and other parts of the plants. When you pierce the peel of an orange, rub fresh rosemary leaves togethe...

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Green Clean: Make safer, more effective & less expensive cleaners using essential oils

How dangerous is your home? Did you know the chemicals you are using to keep your home clean could actually be damaging your family’s health? The air inside our homes has been found to be 5x's more polluted than the air outside of our homes. In fact, Silent Spring Institute found concentrations of toxic chemicals in our homes linked to diseases to b...

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DIY Spa Ornaments & Gift Pairing Ideas using doTERRA Essential Oils

Give the gift of peace, serenity, balance, and elevation this holiday season. Customize a relaxing epson salt soak with your favorite doTERRA essential oils and present it as a festive Christmas ornament. Give the ornament alone or pair it with the following gift suggestions for the writer, entrepreneur, yogi, or mother in your life. Spa ornaments wit...

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5 Minute DIY Spearmint & Rosemary Soap with doTERRA Essential Oils.

Short on time but love the idea of homemade gifts? This simple soap recipe uses only 3 simple ingredeints and can be created in 5 minutes. It smells divine and the doTERRA essential oils add additional heath benefits. Makes a thoughtful gift for the holidays, wedding favors, or just because. DIY: Spearmint & Rosemary Soap Ingredients: ...

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