Everyday Essential Oils: Lavender

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) Botanical Family: Lamiacae or Labiatae (mint) Plant Origin: Utah, Idaho, France Extraction Method: Steam distilled from the flowering top (Source:  ”Chapter 4, Single Oils.” Essential Oils Pocket Reference. Comp. Gary Young. 5th ed. N.p.: Life Science, n.d. 77-78. Print.)  How is it used? Lavender is one of few essential oils that can be […]

Decadent Body Butter Recipe (Guest Post)

I had the opportunity to write a guest post for one of my favorite blogs, Healthy Living How To. It’s my favorite Body Butter Recipe. I hope you like it! I think it would make a terrific holiday gift! Click HERE to read it now!

Cloth Diaper Wipe Bits Recipe

    This cloth diaper wipe bits recipe is wonderful to make ahead of time so you don’t have to mix up wipe solution every day. These soapy  bits will keep your baby’s bits oh-so-clean and the ingredients are gentle and soothing. The soap is an effective cleanser, while the coconut oil gives the mixture some “glide”. The […]

Calming Lavender-Magnesium Scrub

I love this homemade body scrub for personal use and gifting. It’s so relaxing because it contains epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) which help with detoxification, muscle soreness and insomnia, and lavender, my favorite essential oil for relaxation. The jojoba oil is also wonderful for your skin. I use it on my heels and it leaves […]