If you are ready for Summer, I am right there with you! Sunshine and warm weather are 2 things that I am looking forward to. We just got back from a trip to the beach and I could have stayed for weeks down there. The ocean air, the soft sound of the waves, the sand...I love it all and so does our family! With warm weather comes new scents, right? Flowers are starting to bloom … [Read more...] about DIY Beach Breeze Scent: Essential Oil Roller Bottle Recipe
Green Living and Eco-Friendly Tips
Green living ideas, eco friendly cleaning tips, eco friendly home ideas, and going green tips for the eco-friendly family and eco friendly kids.
If you are thinking "Sheesh, my refrigerator could sure use a nice fresh smell!" I've got you covered! This Fridge Odor Eliminator has been one of my most used DIY essential oil recipes. I just love making my own eco-friendly essential oil recipes but if you don't have a lot of experience in this area, don't worry! This fridge odor eliminator recipe is the most simple DIY … [Read more...] about DIY Fridge Odor Eliminator For A Refreshing Smell
I don't know if it's just this cold dry winter weather or my scalp is just going through something but I have had such a dry, slightly itchy scalp lately. It's nothing major but I wanted to make a DIY dry scalp remedy to help soothe and moisturize my scalp and get rip of the dandruff flakes. As part of my dry scalp hair mask recipe, I grabbed some of my Young Living essential … [Read more...] about Try This Home Treatment For Dry Scalp- Easy Homemade Remedy
If you have been following this blog for awhile you probably know that I love Fair Trade products. You may even know the story of how I learned more about Fair Trade first hand by a Fair Trade pepper farm in Mexico and getting to attend a Fair Trade workers meeting. The bottom line is that I love that shopping Fair Trade products means that I am making a tangible difference in … [Read more...] about 12 Fair Trade Chocolate Companies That Make Delicious Treats
There are so many creams and lotions in stores that it might just be overwhelming to try and find something simple and good for your skin in times when it might need some extra TLC! Many of us get the occasional break out or blemish and it's great to have something on hand to help treat it and help heal our skin. I did some research and tried out a few different Young Living … [Read more...] about Natural DIY Skin Blemish Treatment Recipe
I discovered early on in our parenting days that store bought creams/balms were often filled with undesirable ingredients especially products for children! My daughter had really dry skin when she was younger and none of the things friends were suggesting were working at all in clearing up her dry skin. Some products made it even worse. That's when I started researching how to … [Read more...] about Nourishing Body Balm Recipe- Great For Kids and Adults!
In the winter my skin gets pretty dry. I think that's common for lots of people. Lotion works great but sometimes I just love using my DIY body oil for even more hydration...especially before bed. It does take a little bit of time to soak in so I wouldn't use it right before putting slacks on. I like the deep moisture that it provides. Often times lotion will soak in and then … [Read more...] about How To Make Body Oil- You’ll Love This DIY Hydrating Recipe