Healthy Living

jar of powdered laundry detergent sitting in front of a box of 20 mule borax, a bag of epsom salt, a bag of baking soda, a box of laundry boost, and a jar of tea tree oil

Laundry Detergent DIY

I’ve been working on switching out anything in my house with harsh chemicals in it for chemical-free options, but it’s a process.  I’d been mulling over the idea of making my own laundry detergent, especially after learning that “fragrance free” detergent doesn’t really mean free of synthetic fragrance.  A friend of mine had also mentioned [Read More]

castor oil, coconut oil, Aztec healing clay, honey, beeswax, vitamin E oil, jojoba oil, liquid soap, and Young Living essential oils - sARA, Release, Orange, Joy, Bergamot

DIY ALL The Things

What do you do on a random Saturday when you have essential oils and time on your hands?  You DIY.  One of the things that using essential oils has taught me is that I’m much more aware of what I’m putting on my skin or have in my house.  I’m a far cry from being [Read More]

Young Living Lady Sclareol and Stress Away essential oils

Intuitively Using Essential Oils

For the past month or so I’ve been really struggling emotionally and had tried several a few things that didn’t seem to have a lasting effect.  I decided to take a new approach and wanted to share how I used my intuition to help me determine which oils might be most helpful to me. The [Read More]

bottles of Young Living essential oils - Orange, Cinnamon Bark, and Nutmeg laying on star anise, cinnamon sticks, and dried orange slices

Homemade Holiday Potpourri

I’m back and wanted to share with you a quick project I did over the holidays. It is so simple and easy and the big bonus is that it’s chemical-free. So, I decided that I wanted to have some pretty seasonal potpourri out in the house in a couple of places but because of the [Read More]

Coconut oil, Lavender and Cedarwood essential oil with caps off and an empty roller ball

So Sleepy Rollerball

Rollerballs are a great way to use essential oils topically and create your own blends.  Typically, rollerballs are made with with one or more essential oils and then diluted with a carrier oil.  One of the rollers I use frequently is what I call my “So Sleepy” roller using Lavender and Cedarwood combined with a [Read More]

bottles of Young Living essential oils - M-Grain, Panaway, Peppermint

M-Grain

Every month I look forward to choosing what comes in my Essential Rewards order.  Often it’s restocking my go-to oils (like Panaway and Peppermint), but I love trying out new oils.  This month I decided that I’d give M-Grain a try. I have lived with migraines since I turned eighteen.  And I’ve been prescribed a [Read More]