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Everyday Essentials: DIY Holiday Room Freshener

Everyday Essentials: DIY Holiday Room Freshener

Who doesn’t love the smells of the holidays? The hot cider, the fresh cut Christmas tree, the cookies, the sage stuffing, the fire…what a wonderful time of year! This easy DIY holiday room freshener is inviting, uplifting, and will welcome all who enter your home […]

Essential Oil Spotlight: Helichrysum

Essential Oil Spotlight: Helichrysum

Did you know Helichrysum Essential Oil is often used to prevent signs of aging? It is referred to as “The Everlasting Flower” because of its rejuvenating benefits for the skin and ability to improve the complexion. Its use in herbal health practices dates back to ancient […]

Everyday Essentials: DIY Razor Relief Potion

Everyday Essentials: DIY Razor Relief Potion

Summer is still in full swing, and that means a lot of things – including sun, sand, surf, swimwear…and SHAVING. It’s no fun, but we have to do it (or risk being ridiculed at the beach, lol). Razors may be inevitable, but razor burn is […]

Everyday Essentials: DIY Body Scrub

Everyday Essentials: DIY Body Scrub

Making your own body scrub at home with quality essential oils is easy as pie…easier, really. (I’m SO not a baker.) Just three simple ingredients + an airtight container, and voila! Simple sugar scrub. Here’s a tip, though – using a scrub like this this […]

Everyday Essentials: My Favorite Perfume Oils

Everyday Essentials: My Favorite Perfume Oils

Did you know that your skin is your largest organ? As such, it’s important to consider what you put ON your body, as well as what you put IN it. I’m not a fan of commercial perfumes – in part because they often get their scents from […]

Everyday Essentials: My Favorite Laundry Day Oils

Everyday Essentials: My Favorite Laundry Day Oils

With my sensitive skin and sensitivity to chemical smells, I quit using chemical laden, scented laundry detergents and dryer sheets ages ago. Instead, I use doTERRA’s On Guard Laundry Detergent to wash my clothes, and I use unscented dryer sheets with a couple of drops of […]

Essential Oil Spotlight: Peppermint

Essential Oil Spotlight: Peppermint

Did you know the peppermint plant is a natural hybrid of watermint and spearmint? It is believed that peppermint was first cultivated in England in the late 17th century, and the ancient Greeks and Roman valued it for its stomach soothing properties. Peppermint Essential Oil […]

Essential Oil Spotlight: Wild Orange

Essential Oil Spotlight: Wild Orange

Cold pressed from the peel of the orange, Wild Orange Essential Oil (citrus sinensis) is one of my absolute favorites. And yes, I realize I say that about a lot of oils…but it’s always true! I have many favorites, and Wild Orange is a must-have […]