No Sew Warming Neck Wrap

There is something magical about a warm neck wrap paired with essential oils. The aroma relaxes my mind while the heat from the wrap increases circulation and deepens the tension relieving benefits of essential oils. While not as good as a massage, it's the next best thing I've found to melt tension away after a long day. You can buy a neck wrap from retai...

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Warming Ginger Spice Sugar Scrub Recipe

Click to Print Recipe   Sugar scrubs are one of my favorite DIY gifts to whip up around the holidays. Not only does this recipes smell AMAZING the sugar gently exfoliates your skin, while the warming spices and essential oils increase circulation to the skin's surface. You will only need a few simple ingredients to get started including sugar, fractionated c...

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How to Make Wool Dryer Balls

Dryer balls help freshen and fluff clothing without using dryer sheets that cover clothing with toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrances. Over time, dryer balls save time, energy, and money.  Not only do dryer balls promote toxin-free living, they are also incredibly easy to make! The key material here is 100% wool yarn. A wool yarn blend will not felt prope...

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Calming & Moisturizing Bath Bomb Recipe with Adaptiv Oil

Bath bombs are an easy way to transform a regular bath into an aromatic adventure for your senses. Not only do these bath bombs smell AMAZING, the addition of coconut oil makes them extra moisturizing. I've tried 4 different bath bomb recipes and this one is by far my favorite. The base is from the YouTube channel, "Our Raw Beauty" where I learned that both ...

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DIY Lotion Bars with Listea Essential Oil

Click to Print Recipe These simple lotion bars can easily be made at home with only 6 ingredients. Not only do they smell delicious, they are also ultra nourishing to my skin during long Colorado winters. Lotion bars are solid at room temperature and transform into a luxurious moisturizer when they come into contact with warm skin.   I keep my lotion bar nex...

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DIY Clay Diffuser Ornaments

The holiday season is filled with giving, and these adorable handmade essential oil diffuser ornaments are the perfect DIY gift for any of your loved ones! Not only are they cute as ornaments, but they can also be used as gift tags on any gift!  Keep reading below to learn how to make your own DIY essential oil diffuser ornaments at home! DIY Christmas Ornam...

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Pistachio Cranberry Bark with Cardamom Essential Oil

Click to Print Recipe This Pistachio Cranberry Bark with Cardamom essential oil is one of my favorite holiday desserts. It's both delicious and simple to make! It pairs wonderfully with a holiday dinner and it's also a favorite gift to bring to the foodies in my life. Plus, it would probably give you some good karma if you made some for your co-workers to ...

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The Benefits of Yarrow Pom Oil

My favorite essential oil at the moment is doTERRA Yarrow Pom oil. This essential oil is actually a combination of pomegranate seed oil and yarrow essential oils and is the perfect oil for anti-aging, vitality, wellness, and a healthy glow from the inside-out. I personally use Yarrow Pom oil every day. I apply the 2-3 drops of the oil after cleansing my skin...

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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 adding to yo...

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DIY Peppermint Lip Sugar Scrub

Click to Print Recipe 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 gen...

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DIY Green Tea Sugar Scrub with Rose & Sandalwood Essential Oils

Click to Print 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 endl...

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DIY After Sun Skin Soothing Spray

Click to Print Recipe 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 ...

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How to Make Cashew Milk

Print Recipe 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...

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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 clea...

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How to Make Continuous Brew Kombucha at Home

Click to Print Recipe 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...

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How to Make Kombucha "Scoby" at Home

Click to Print Recipe 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 kombucha into a hea...

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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’ve included lab...

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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 outs...

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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 together in...

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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 be 200-...

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