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Essential Oils

Homemade Foaming Hand Soap

This is by far the easiest, homemade, frugal cleaner I have made. Protective Blend foaming hand soap. You don't have to use the branded soap dispenser it is just what I had on hand. I actually plan on using these. Much cuter in my kitchen and bathroom, they just aren't foaming. Why use Essential Oil Foaming Hand Soap This Protective Blend protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects…
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How Using Essential Oils Saves you Money

When trying to convince sharing oils with people one of the biggest roadblocks for NOT trying them is cost. Quality oils are an investment. It does take some time to build up your supply. Can I tell you where I am saving money, now, as a result of using doTERRA? My household budget. Now you are asking how can you save money when you are spending it on essential oils. Well, let me tell you. I…
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Cleaning your Dishwasher without using Chemicals

In the last year I have gotten rid of most of the chemicals in our home. I hadn't thought that those chemicals had bothered me in any way. I was wrong. If I go down the cleaner aisle at the grocery store I get a headache almost instantly. Who knew? I sure didn't. The toxins were having a negative impact on me and I wasn't even aware because I didn't know any better. Now I…
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The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe Ever

First of all I am not going to be come a foodie blogger. Seriously. I HAVE to share this recipe with you. It was so good. Leftovers the next day were better. I think I will try this again in the crockpot and see if that makes a difference as well. Ingredients 2 C. Chicken Broth 2T Olive Oil 2T Flour 1T Garlic Powder (or more if you like garlic) 1/2 t Salt 1 t…
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Essential Oils

What to Use Clove Essential Oil for

Clove oil is good for oral you have a teenager in braces? Clove oil can help alleviate that monthly adjustment discomfort. Use Clove oil with Wild Orange to kill the sugar monster. Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect. Helps to clean the teeth and gums while promoting fresh breath. During your nightly routine, add one drop of clove to your toothbrush before applying toothpaste. During…
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Surviving Summer with Essential Oils

Spring is in full swing and Summer is just around the corner. With Summer comes bugs and sun! Here are the essential EO's to have to survive the summer. Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint are a killer combination for seasonal support. 1-2 drops of each to a shot glass of water would be effective at knocking out that discomfort. We also have these in a veggie cap and make one up daily. Bug Spray Protective Blend…
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5 Side Effects of Essential Oils

I have compiled a list. A list of things that the "Experts" neglect to tell you when you start using essential oils. These are in no particular order and can happen when you first start using oils or at least in the first few months. #1 Make New Friends! The experts don't tell you that as a result of using Essential Oils that you will smell funny and people will want to know what that…
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DIY Lip Balm

Melting down all of the ingredients in a 'double boiler' of sorts. A bowl over a pot of boiling water. It took awhile for the beeswax to melt down. The Beeswax Pellets would probably be easier to melt down. I used a dropper (found here) to fill the tubes individually. Arial view of finished tubes. (find tubes here) Arial view of little tubs (found here)....think this was a FAIL. Carmex is soft. This balm gets…
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Why I Would Never buy Essential Oils at Walmart

I don't even know where to start with this article. I want it to be educational for you, not a rant post on the quality, or lack there of, about some essential oils. I Get It! I want you to know I get it. I totally understand WHY you would want to get essential oils at Walmart or the health food store. Let's face it, who wouldn't want 2 different oils AND a diffuser for…
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