DIY bug bite relief roll on

A DIY bug bite relief roll on. This easy remedy is made of a mixture of essential oils in a base oil to help soothe itches bites and stings and is kid safe.

I love summer but just like everything, it has some pit falls. One of the big ones for us are bugs. More accurately, bug bites. Ick. We live in the country so there is no escaping them, especially mosquitoes.  They are hard to avoid and seriously, they storm you when you go outside. Literally, you feel like…

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10+ ways to use citrus peels

Did you know that citrus peels can be used? Here are over 10+ ways to use citrus peels, so you never have to throw them in the trash again!

I’ve been on a citrus kick, can you tell? It’s not so bad though, is it? I mean the peels for citrus fruit are awesome to use, you don’t have to just throw them away. I really have a difficult time throwing away so much of one thing, citrus peels are part of that deal….

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DIY muscle relief balm

Easy DIY muscle soothing balm using dandelions & essential oils for muscle tension. Perfect on those overworked & stressed muscles without using chemicals.

My yard is totally producing a bumper crop of dandelions this year. I know most of ya’ll aren’t excited to have a lawn full of what most would consider weeds, but for an herb nerd like me, it is a blessing. There are so many things to do dandelions, you can never have too many….

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DIY lavender citrus all purpose cleaner

DIY lavender citrus all purpose cleaner

I am DONE with my spring cleaning. Woot. It’s worth celebrating, I think. I love getting the house opened up, aired and winter stuff packed away as soon as I see a hint of warm weather. Who wants to be inside doing those jobs when you can be out in the spring sun? Not me!…

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DIY lavender citrus carpet freshener

DIY lavender citrus carpet freshener

One of the areas in my life where I tend to lean on commercial items happen to be cleaning items. Sigh. I know how bad they are for our health, but I also know that I like my house to be clean! What’s a girl to do?   I will admit that while I don’t…

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