• DIY Body Scrub

    I just love how soft this DIY Body Scrub leaves my skin feeling! I’ve tried to find products that are clean and healthy, but they just don’t see to match what I can create myself at home with Young Living. Create yourself a custom Body Scrub that matches your mood, and leave your skin feeling soft & fresh with this simple DIY: 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar (or more depending on preferred texture) 1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil 15 drops Young Living Essential Oil Directions: Place coconut oil in a bowl and stir in sugar. If you are doing a large batch, use a stand mixer to make this easier! Mix…

  • Top Ten Essential Oil Hacks

    One of the best things about essential oils is there so many ways to use them! Give my top ten oily hacks a try! Trash Can Hack Take the absorbent paper out of the box, add a couple of drops of oil and place in your trash cans, diaper pails, or any place you might need a little freshening! I even threw this in a pair of boots the other day! Reuse Labels Did you know you can reuse the labels from your empty oil bottles??? Be sure to pull off slowly!Be sure your hands are oil-free.Be sure the bottle you are placing it on is oil-free. I love using…

  • Chemical-Free Cleaning Products

    The Thieves Household Cleaner is one of my favorites because it’s an all-in-one cleaner concentrate. I add a capful of cleaner to a spray bottle, fill the rest with filtered water, and I’m ready to go. Even better, I can hand the bottle to my kids and put them to work! Nothing toxic there to harm their little bodies! This cleaner has replaced ALL the bottles I used to buy at the store! A one-stop-shop, Boom!! The cost of Thieves House Hold Cleaner is about $0.04 per ounce. On average, “green” cleaners are about $0.11 per ounce! Most of the time, I spray my regular Thieves All-Purpose Cleaner to clean…

  • Support Your Immune System Naturally with Essential Oils

    WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FALL BELOW THE WELLNESS LINE? Natural remedies are helpful to our bodies when we are sick, and they are powerful in helping us stay healthy in the first place! Here are some go-to ways I use essential oils to support my family’s immune system. Get that NingXia Red in daily! It’s very high in antioxidants! Get that diffuser going! Diffuse blends like Thieves or RC. Immune Support Diffuser Blend3 drops Thieves3 drops Lemon1 drop Frankincense Apply your essential oils early and often!TIP: Hot oils can be diluted with a carrier oil and apply to the feet. The pores are really big on the bottom of…

  • Beginner’s Guide to Carrier Oils

    Carrier oils are usually overlooked because they don’t contain the therapeutic constituents of other essential oils, but they can play an indispensable companion of topically applied essential oils. Jojoba Oil: Works wonderfully as a skin moisturizer. Non-greasy doesn’t clog pores. Contains vitamin E and B vitamins, which help to treat sunburns and wounds, it has antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, and it contains three fatty acids. Almond oil: Absorbs relatively quickly; leaves a slight hint of oil on the skin. Rich in vitamin E and oleic acid. Good all-purpose carrier oil Fractionated Coconut Oil: Unlike coconut oil, fractionated coconut oil is liquid at room temperature. Absorbs well; leaves skin feeling silky…

  • Lavender Clay Facemask

    In our busy schedules with so much going on, it’s so important to take time for self-care. Turn off all the noise, lower the shades, and spend some time for you! You are worth it, and on the other side, you’ll be stronger than you were before! This simple clay mask is a great way to revive your skin! 1 tbsp European Clay or Bentonite Clay 1 tbsp cold water Few drops of Lavender Oil Mix ingredients together. Thoroughly cover face and neck, allow to sit for 10-20 minutes. Rinse off and apply moisturizer.

  • My Story: How I Use Essential Oils for Teething

    Teething babies are SO SAD. I hate it when they hurt, and I love that I have an easy home remedy! I’ve used several different oils for teething, including Lavender, Copaiba, Clove, and Thieves. For Clove and Thieves, I dilute it a ton (like 1 drop oil to 20 drops olive oil) and test it on myself first to make sure it’s not too spicy. Then I rub it on their gums. Happy babies. 🙂 Want to get your own oils? Click here to get your starter kit!

  • DIY REED DIFFUSER

    One of the most hidden dangerous chemicals in our homes is air fresheners! Ditch these secret culprits and switch to a healthier, natural solution by making your own reed diffuser. DIY REED DIFFUSER 5-10 reed diffuser or bamboo sticks A small glass container ¼ carrier oil (fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil or sunflower oil) 20-35 Drops of Essential Oils 1 Tbsp. of Rubbing Alcohol or Vodka Combine the carrier oil, essential oils, and alcohol in a small bowl. Stir to mix the oils and pour into your glass container. Insert the sticks for an hour or two, then flip so the saturated end is now pointing upwards. Every week…

  • DIY Goodbye Wrinkles Roller Ball

    Kick those pesky blemishes and wrinkles to the curb. This combo is simple but so POWERFUL! “Bye Bye” Rollerball: 10 drops of Frankincense5 drops of LavenderFill the rest with a carrier oil. Joboba oil is my favorite for this mix! Use this at night on any blemish or wrinkle on your face. Keep that face glowing!!!

  • DIY Layered Milk Bath

    I love finding new ways to elevate my “me time”. This layered milk bath is a game changer! Oh, and it looks fabulous sitting by your bathtub! (Makes a great gift too!) Layered Milk Bath Makes 1 (16-ounce) bath soak Ingredients 1 cup Himalayan bath salt 1 cup powdered goat’s milk Essential oils: I used a couple of drops of Lavender and Eucalyptus Use your favorite combo. ½ cup dried rose petals Instructions Combine Himalayan bath salt with essential oil, and mix well. Place ½ cup powdered goat’s milk into a pint-size glass jar, creating an even layer on the bottom. Next, add a ½-cup layer of Himalayan bath salt…