A hacking cough can make you feel lousy. Going to a store to purchase cough syrup can make you feel worse! The shelves of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine are filled with different products. Drugs.com lists over 200 different cough medications! Instead of grabbing a random box of cough medicine off the shelf this DIY Cough Syrup Recipe is perfect for calming a cough and scratchy throat. Continue reading “DIY Cough Syrup Recipe”
A floral centerpiece is an elegant addition to any home. Whether the dining table or on a mantel, cut flowers are an excellent way to bring the outside inside. Unfortunately, fresh-cut flowers don’t last very long inside the house, especially during the fall and winter when the indoor heat seems to make them fade even faster.
Lice can be a problem with school children. The tiny parasites are spread by personal contact; however, essential oils are a natural way to protect children. This article is a simple DIY spray to help keep lice away from your family. The mixture is a combination of oils that take advantage of the natural properties of the essential oils. Continue reading “DIY Keep Lice Away Spray Recipe”
Recycle essential oil bottles! Yes! Empty essential oil bottles do have a second life! Recycling essential oil bottles has been the subject of our past three articles. This last post in this series presents some ideas for “upcycling” ideas that very well spark your creative side. Continue reading “Recycle Essential Oil Bottles (Part 4)”
How to recycle essential oil bottles has been the subject of our past two articles. We continue providing ways to give empty essential oil bottles a second life! Again, I want to thank my essential oil friends for their assistance and ideas for this series of posts.
This third article in our series focuses on cleaning empty and almost empty essential oil bottles. There is a simple way to clean and sanitize empty bottles to make them ready to hold other oils and blends. Continue reading “Recycle Essential Oil Bottles (Part 3)”
Recycle your essential oil bottles! Don’t discard them! Empty essential oil bottles smell great and they have more life left in them than you may think. We continue our series of creative ways to reuse those empty bottles. Continue reading “Recycle Essential Oil Bottles (Part 2)”
Recycle essential oil bottles! Yes, empty essential oil bottles can have a second life! Many essential oil lovers don’t discard their empty bottles because they smell so good. Eventually, they start piling up. If this is you, we have some creative ways to reuse those empty bottles.
You may be tempted just to leave an open, empty bottle to make an area smell good. However, there are many more ways to take advantage of the last few drops of oil in a bottle. Continue reading “Recycle Essential Oil Bottles (Part 1)”
Baby powder is great when it comes to absorbing moisture and cutting down on friction. Most parents use it to help prevent rashes and other skin irritations like chafing. A baby’s skin is delicate and can be extra sensitive to the chemicals in commercial products.
We have previously written about the soothing qualities of many essential oils. It makes sense that a DIY baby powder with essential oil would certainly help keep baby’s skin soft, dry, and smooth. Continue reading “DIY Baby Powder with Essential Oil”