Natural Bug Repellent

Insects, such as mosquitoes and ticks can transmit diseases. It’s important to protect yourself and your kids so that you don’t become a feeding frenzy for insects or risk becoming a carrier for pathogens. Back in March I traveled to Southern India for a month and the only bug repellent I brought with me was a blend of essential oils. My friends (those who haven’t gotten on the natural wellness band wagon – some people are just set in their[Read more]

Lemongrass & Dill Summer Salad Dressing

I have been experimenting with cooking with my essential oils and some of my favorite concoctions are salad dressings.  This is especially fun in the Summertime when I eat lots of Salads! My Lemongrass & Dill Summer Salad Dressing was a hit at a gathering at my house over the weekend.  I have been asked to share the recipe, so, rather than email it out to fans, I am posting here for all to see. Lemongrass & Dill Summer Salad[Read more]

Home-Made Natural Air Freshener with Essential Oils

Some of the most toxic chemicals found in the home are found in commercial air fresheners and cleaners.  However, you can easily make your own completely safe and natural air freshener.  Here is a quick and simple recipe for a DIY tutorial to make your own air freshener that has only two ingredients—baking soda and essential oils! Materials: 1 small Mason jar with a lid and band 1/4 cup baking soda 5-6 drops of your favorite essential oil Hammer Small screwdriver[Read more]