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Top 25 Essential Oils for Military Spouses & Families

The military lifestyle. It’s not really understood until you’re knee-deep in all it entails. Stress. Abandonment. Stress. Consistent inconsistencies. Dreaming of a glimmer of stability. Stress. Love. Joy. Heartbreak. Loneliness. Did I mention stress? As a Navy Wife, I’ve personally been incredibly thankful for the little things that have helped us navigate life much more …

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DIY Summer Diffuser Blends

Summertime is all about vacations… whether you leave home or not. Use these DIY Stay-Cation Diffuser Blends to help spice up your summer at home! Stay-Cation DIY Summer Diffuser Blends If you’re stuck at home… or somewhere that leaves you craving for some tropical adventures… you need to give these Diffuser Stay-Cation recipes a try! …

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DIY Summer Pedicure

Summertime wouldn’t be the same without those barefoot moments, sandals, beach time, pool time, or making memories at the lake. None of which you’ll want regular shoes for. Treat your feet to some self-care using these gorgeous-smelling DIY Pedicure recipes featuring lavender essential oil, peppermint essential oil, tea tree essential oil, and eucalyptus essential oil. …

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Rosewood Essential Oil & Viable Alternatives

Rosewood essential oil is a gorgeous essential oil from an endangered tree. We found some excellent alternatives with similar abilities for you to replace it with.

Blissfully Happy DIY Essential Oil Blend

If you’re looking for a bright, uplifting diffuser blend to help elevate your day, you’re in the right place checking out the Blissfully Happy DIY Essential Oil Blend. This essential oil blend pairs the Joy Essential Oil Blend with grapefruit essential oil. If you don’t have Joy in your collection, you can get it or …

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Essential Oils for Grief and Emotional Trauma

Losing someone close to you not only effects your mental wellbeing and emotional health, but also may impact you physically as well. Stress, grief, anger, sorrow, resentment, and feeling too hurt to forgive may actually do more damage to our bodies than we realize. Thankfully there are several aromas that we can use to help …

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Heal Mosquito Bites Naturally

It is that time of year… the weather is gorgeous and beckoning for you to come out and enjoy the sun, some shade, and some warm weather fun. And for those pesky little bugs that love to take advantage of your outdoor adventures and feast on your skin. If you’re anything like me, those little …

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Need More Energy??

  We’ve all been there… feeling great one moment… and then you crash hard, ready for a mid-afternoon nap that your job (and kids) frown upon. Most of us aren’t able to hide away for the coveted afternoon siesta, but still find that we need more energy. If you’re still using toxic energy drinks to get through …

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Lime Essential Oil

Lime essential oil has historically been used in skin care, supports normal breathing, and strengthening the immune system. It is delicious to smell in the diffuser! Some of our favorite uses for lime essential oil: Add 4-5 drops of lime to 2 drops of peppermint in a diffuser to make your room smell like a …

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Get rid of the clutter from under your kitchen sink and better organize by removing what you don't need. For example, we traded in our counter cleaners, floor cleaners, tub and tile cleaners, bathroom cleaners, toilet cleaners, shower cleaners, heavy duty cleaners, oven cleaners, grill cleaners, car cleaners, and window cleaners and swapped them out for ONE cleaner that does it all! Mari Kondo your cleaning! Effective Minimalist Cleaning for Small Space and RV Living

Effective Minimalist Cleaning for Small Space and RV Living

Whether you are embracing the minimalist movement to declutter your life, or embracing tiny house living in a small home or RV, there is one method of decluttering and maximizing cabinet space that is rarely talked about: decluttered cleaning supplies for minimalists. Effective minimalist cleaning for small space and RV living is definitely something to …

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Did you know most sea salt may now be contaminated with plastic? Here is how to avoid ingesting plastic and what to do to help your body detox harmful chemicals naturally.

Plastic In Salt??

Have you heard?? We just read through an article by one of our favorite physicians, Dr Mercola, where he discussed how plastic microbeads have been found in 90% of sea salt! If you haven’t read the article, you can read it here >> Ninety Percent of Sea Salt Contains Plastic But we need salt… right? …

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With all the scary stuff going on with YouTube Kids and the MoMo challenge tormenting so many littles, use this DIY monster spray featuring essential oils to help your kiddo fight off monsters and enjoy their room with confidence

DIY Anti-Monster Spray for Kids

Nightmares, monsters, scary sounds… there are no shortage of things causing kids angst at night. And now with the crazy YouTube Kids revelations where parents have found disturbing content embedded in what should be harmless kid shows, our little ones have even more to fear. While we cut the cord on YouTube Kids and well… …

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Blue Cypress Essential Oil: uses, tips, tricks, recipes, and ideas

Surprisingly, many people are not yet aware of Blue Cypress Essential Oil, even with how versatile this amazing oil truly is. Blue cypress essential oil is excellent at supporting the body’s natural response to irritation and injury, along with helping soothe breathing. This oil is also historically used in perfumes and adhesive. Sometimes referred to …

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Patchouli Essential Oil: uses, tips, tricks, recipes, and ideas

Patchouli essential oil How Patchouli Essential Oil is Made Patchouli oil is carefully extracted through steam distillation of a low, bushy shrub native to tropical regions in Southeast Asia. Although the plant is part of the mint family, Patchouli essential oil has a powerful, musky scent, and because of its complex aroma, Patchouli uses often …

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DIY Patchouli Hair Mask

This recipe for our DIY patchouli hair mask features apple cider vinegar and Patchouli essential oil is the ultimate hair conditioner. Not only is it incredibly nourishing to your hair and scalp, it may also help restore and maintain your hair’s natural pH levels. The pH balance of hair is between 4.5 and 5.5. Many …

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