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Yoga Mat Spray with Essential Oils

Yoga Mat Spray with Essential Oils

When you don’t have time for a full wash, spritz on a yoga mat spray with essential oils for a quick, fresh-smelling clean! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance […]

Essential Oils for Kitchen Smells

Essential Oils for Kitchen Smells

The perfect blend of essential oils can eliminate cooking smells and keep your home smelling fresh! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this site and keep coming up with […]

My Favorite Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands

My Favorite Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands

As a follow up to my guide on finding safer cosmetics, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite cruelty-free beauty brands. This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance […]

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

It’s just about sandal weather, so it’s time to get those toes summer-ready with a quick 3 ingredient DIY shea butter foot balm! The happy-skin ingredients for this foot balm are pretty common in the natural skin care world and aren’t hard to find at […]

17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

Being that I’m a mom of two kids and I love to cook, I spend a major part of my day in my kitchen. So it only makes sense that that would be an area of our home to really focus on making an effort […]

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

My 7-year-old son has always been a good sleeper. He’s a really early riser, but once his head hits the pillow in the evening, he is out. My little girl, though… she’s another story. She will find every reason in the book to get out […]

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

I’m sure that most of us would agree that we’d like to use the safest products with the least amount of harmful chemicals in our beauty and skin care routines. But, when learning how to find safer and cruelty-free skin care and makeup, sometimes the […]

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

How to Make a Homemade Heat Protectant Spray for Your Hair

One of my first steps on my quest to make changes towards a greener home is to cut the number of chemicals that I’m bringing into my home. That goes for my hair care products, too. Today, I’m sharing one of my super simple recipes […]

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

Carpet Deodorizer with Essential Oils

There’s nothing like walking into your home and smelling the fresh scent of clean. Whatever that scent means to you – flowery, citrusy, spicy, or crips – if your home smells pleasant, it’s definitely a more peaceful place to be. But one of the areas […]

How to Reuse Citrus Peels

How to Reuse Citrus Peels

I wrote recently about how much hot water with lemon that I’ve been drinking lately. It’s been doing wonders for my health and it relaxes me after a long day. But I’m going through tons of lemons. But the question is – what to do […]