Essential oils for baths promote relaxation of the body and mind. Here are a few you can add to your bath, and what they can help you accomplish.
Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Dabbling in essential oils can be intimidating. Not only are there costs involved, but there are a lot of industry experts out there who make claims that can be confusing. The solution? Blend your own oils for a personal purpose—no pressure for them to perform any medicinal or therapeutic miracles. […]
Posted by Laurie Fanelli, guest blogger If it’s one thing calming essential oils and natural aromas are good for, it’s distracting you from recurring family tasks, pressure at work, and financial worries that are typical to every home. It can be difficult, though, to find a moment to decompress. Scheduling an hour for a massage or […]
I’m outside a lot. From gardening, to mowing, to playing with the dogs, to visiting with the hubby on the patio, I enjoy getting as much fresh air as possible. But what I don’t care for are the outdoor bugs: gnats, mosquitoes, ticks, and flies. They all make my skin crawl—and itch. A few weeks […]
Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger I’d like to think my home always smells perfect, but that is simply not the case. Between our three kids, 100-pound rescue dog, and organic farm business, the occasional odors find their way around faster than we can keep up. Your home surely has its own set of intruders, too, […]
Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Many people use scented candles and plug-in air fresheners to help make their homes smell inviting. If you have allergies and sensitivities to chemicals, why not try natural fragrance oils as a more natural way to freshen the house. Here are some of the ways I use them in […]
Can lavender help us relax? Jealousy reigns in my house at bedtime. Ever since having kids I’m a light sleeper. My husband, however, regularly gets…
Orange peel oil uses run the spectrum of DIY projects—from household cleaners to beauty supplies with natural and effective ingredients.
Along with the rise of ADHD in children has come a surge of natural ways to nurture kids with hyperactivity disorder. Here are some ideas for your family.
You don’t have to throw out your vegetable and fruit peel leftovers anymore. Use these seven tips for utilizing your produce waste around the house.