DIY Moisturizing Face Cream with Essential Oils

DIY Moisturizing Face Cream with Essential Oils

I suffer with really dry skin in the winter. Like, reeeeeaaaaalllly dry skin. It’s awful some days! It’s chapped and red and bleeding. Lately I’ve been dealing with a lot of it on my face, which, one, looks bad, but, two, is very itchy and uncomfortable! I started using this face cream recently to help…

4 Simple Homemade Gifts for Father’s Day – with essential oils

4 Simple Homemade Gifts for Father’s Day – with essential oils

If you’re anything like me you have quite a few bottles of essential oils in your cupboard. In fact, my husband just made me a special cupboard all for my essential oils. It makes me feel slightly like a witch doctor, but it’s cool. I have a growing herbal/essential oil apothecary and I’m trying to…

Homemade Bug Spray with Essential Oils

Homemade Bug Spray with Essential Oils

Our backyard backs up to woods and a creek, and so we ALWAYS have a mosquito problem every year. A bad mosquito problem. I have come in from gardening with what feels like hundreds of bites all over. The agony of itchiness all night you probably know well. At least I’m assuming so if you’re…

Where I Get My Supplies

Where I Get My Supplies

Sometimes I think people are turned off from DIYs and homemade products simply because they don’t know where to buy supplies, or think that it’s going to be really expensive. I’m here to tell you that it’s super easy, and with a small investment initially you will be saving money for months to come when…

DIY Floral Bath Salts with Essential Oils and Oats

DIY Floral Bath Salts with Essential Oils and Oats

I’ve been working on several Mother’s Day projects for the upcoming holiday, and one of those has been some fun, colorful bath salts!     I love using bath salts for myself personally, and I love adding in fun essential oils and flora. I don’t like it when there is stuff floating in the tub…

Making a Simple Salve or Balm

Making a Simple Salve or Balm

Salve and balm making is a fun, easy and effective way to use natural products in your home. These can be so versatile in what they are used for, and it’s a great way to extend your essential oils/herbs! This post contains affiliate links. For more information, read my full disclosure/disclaimer.  Making a basic salve…

Easy Peasy “Owie” Spray

Easy Peasy “Owie” Spray

If you’re a stay-at-home mom like me, you know the sometimes-exhausting feeling of keeping up with all the cuts and scrapes and bruises of your growing family! My kids like me to keep a daily eye on the progress of their wounds and tend to them multiple times until they’re satisfied with the healing. While…

DIY Sunburn Spray

DIY Sunburn Spray

We get sunburned all the time. It’s a redhead thing, apparently. I’m so sensitive to the sun I actually break out in hives all over my arms and feet when overexposed (which for me is about 30 minutes). It is what it is, I guess. I definitely try to be careful and use sunscreen/wear long…

Easy Infused Oils

Easy Infused Oils

Making an oil infusion is very simple to do. It requires very few ingredients and materials.  You can really do it with just about any oil you want. Just be sure to pick a good quality oil that is unrefined, if possible, especially if using it for skin-care. If you’re using it for cooking, a…

DIY Healing Salve

DIY Healing Salve

Making a healing salve is very easy, you just need a few ingredients! A healing salve is nice because you can get the benefits of the herbs and oils without quite all the potency since you are using natural carrier oils and butter, along with beeswax, to dilute them. I keep these salves on hand…

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