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Natural Alternative to chemicals in your Hot Tub

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I’m happy to say our hot tub is now chemical free!  So for a few years now, I have been looking for alternatives to chemicals in our Hot Tub. I’ve been ditching toxic chemicals in other parts of our home so this was the next step. Besides, spas are supposed to support a healthy lifestyle…

Uses for Lavender Oil

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Lavender has a scent that’s a wonderful blend of fresh, floral, clean, and calm. This dynamic scent makes it a classic for perfumes, soaps, fresheners, and beauty products. Lavender oil is a great beginner oil and a must for every home, and it’s not just a favorite because of its classic scent—it’s also highly versatile. It’s often…

My battle with middle age weight

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So of course just like everyone else at the beginning of the year I pledged to be better at my health. Well it’s now March and guess how much I have done… yep my once a month dance class and I think MAYBE one Zumba class. My meal planning has gone out the window and snacking…

Easy Rosemary and Lavender Soap

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I love making my own scented soaps. They are awesome for gifts and it’s always just fun to experiment with different scents. Lately I have been drawn to Rosemary oil so I thought I would combine my two favorites Lavender and Rosemary. Now I do cheat a little and buy my soap base. For me…

Christmas Sugar Scrub – Easy last minute Gift Idea

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Looking for a quick and easy wonderful last minute gift? Try making some homemade sugar scrub. It’s easy, fast, and wonderful. Here is what you need (this is enough to make 4-5 jars, depending on your size of jar):

My life living with EoE

Living with Eosinophilic esophagitis EOE

What is EoE you may ask, well the official name is Eosinophilic esophagitis and don’t ask me to pronounce it because I can’t. I usually have my sister say it for me 🙂 and let me just say it sucks! It’s confusing and interferes with life at the worst times. I was diagnosed about six…

How to get rid of ants the non-toxic way!

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It’s spring! And I know this not because of the tulips starting to poke through or the trees starting to blossom. Nope, I know this because I have ANTS! Those pesky little black things that find the tiniest of holes to invade my kitchen and just creep me out. In years past we have used…

Homemade Laundry Detergent Tabs with Essential Oils

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Making homemade laundry detergent tabs has been on my list for a long time! I’m not sure why I was so scared of making this homemade product. I guess I was always so afraid it was going to be so hard to make and cost a lot in supplies… but oh my was I wrong.…

Homemade Lavendar Body Scrub

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Lately I have been so into scrubs! Homemade and some bought ones. I’ve really always been more of a ‘Tomboy’ than a ‘Girly Girl’ but I will tell you ever since I have gotten into scrubs my skin has never felt so soft or alive. I have fallen in love with some of the organic…

Easy Lavender Soap – Goat’s Milk Soap. Great for gifts!

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So as you may remember I have been working on making these gift baskets for Mothers Day. Earlier I did these Lavender Bath Melts and today I have made these easy Lavender Soaps. These were so much FUN! What makes them so easy is that I bought some great goat’s milk soap base. This is…

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