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How to Dilute Essential Oils

One of the top essential oil questions I receive is how to dilute essential oils. Essential oils are a powerful natural solution for families, but must be used safely. That is why it’s so important to discuss how to dilute essential oils properly.   How to Dilute Essential Oils: Before we start diving in, lets…

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  • Ayesha - Amazing and informative article as usual , Coconut oil is my favorite carrier oil due to its fragrance and benefits.October 22, 2017 – 8:15 amReplyCancel

Back to School Essential Oils Toolkit

The beginning of every school year tends to be busy with all the new changes happening. As a previous middle school teacher, I remember all the chaos of getting things ready. Here is the back to school essential oil toolkit that I recommend to my clients each new school year! In this toolkit I am…

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Bedtime Essential Oil Pillow Spray

Essential oils have so many great uses and benefits! Here is a favorite bedtime essential oil pillow spray to use at night or during nap time! It is easy to make, and helps to promote sleep. Bedtime Essential Oil Pillow Spray Items Needed: 30 ml glass spray bottle Lavender essential oil White Fir essential oil…

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5 Simple Ways to Live Naturally

So many people are starting to live a more natural lifestyle. They understand the chemicals and toxins found in everyday life and want to limit their exposure. Here are 5 simple ways to live naturally! 5 Simple Ways to Live Naturally: 1. Eat Whole Foods Cooking from scratch can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. If…

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  • Katie | Katie's Kronicles - I like the idea of using coconut oil as a shaving cream!!!!! Will be trying that soon! Agree with getting up and moving!!! So important and makes me feel so much better! June 13, 2017 – 1:49 pmReplyCancel

  • Wendy Neal - These are great tips! I try to follow as many of these as I can, especially eating whole foods and using non-toxic cleaning products. And I use coconut oil for EVERYTHING 🙂June 13, 2017 – 1:51 pmReplyCancel

    • Simply Reeni - That is so great! Coconut oil is truly amazing with how many ways you can use it!!June 13, 2017 – 2:03 pmReplyCancel

  • Haley Marie - I love coconut oil, especially as a beauty product, so it made me so excited to see it on this list! I love to use it weekly as a hair mask; I usually leave about a tablespoon of it in my hair overnight. June 13, 2017 – 4:40 pmReplyCancel

    • Simply Reeni - Yes! I love how many amazing uses it has:) It is definitely one of my favorite natural products to use!June 21, 2017 – 11:08 amReplyCancel

  • Heather - These are all great tips!  In my over 40 years, I’ve discovered I don’t much care for thJune 13, 2017 – 8:00 pmReplyCancel

How to Be Content in Every Situation

It’s so easy in life to start looking at the negatives and start missing out on the blessings around us. Here are 3 tips for how to be content in every situation. Being content in every situation is very difficult. There are so many reasons in this life to feel less than, put down, angry,…

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Busy Moms’ Essential Oil Spray Bottle Recipes

I have had a lot of interest on my DIY Essential Oil Spray Bottles post. There have been many requests for more busy moms’ essential oil spray bottle recipes, so I decided to share some more recipes! I use essential oil spray bottles with my son a lot. They are not only easy to make, but they are…

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  • JoJo Tabares - I love lavender!April 25, 2017 – 12:24 pmReplyCancel

  • Lynn - Love this recipe!  As an essential oil expect its always great to find new bloggers that appreciate their resourcefulness as much as me!  April 25, 2017 – 6:25 pmReplyCancel

  • Cait Weingartner - I just read an article today that said certain essential oils can be used as natural tick repellent. One was lavender, and the other was lemon grass. I’m going to try making your “Sleepy Time” recipe, only substituting lemon grass for the white fir, and spraying it on myself before doing any yard work. Wish me luck!April 26, 2017 – 7:17 amReplyCancel

  • April Kitchens - I use essential oils. I like lavender a lot, I make a calm down spray for my daughter with it.April 28, 2017 – 8:00 pmReplyCancel

The Ultimate List of Everything Needed to Use Essential Oils with Kids!

I get a lot of questions about what is needed when using essential oil on kids! Here is the ultimate list of everything needed to use essential oils with kids! Essential oils have so many powerful benefits to support our health. They are a great tool to use for those of us who want to…

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  • jessica - Thanks for Sharing!! I’ve been wanting to know more essential oils for my family!March 28, 2017 – 2:49 pmReplyCancel

  • Jamie - I love this! I know essential oils are POWERFUL, so using the on my kids is something I do with much caution. Definitely adding a few of these to my shopping list.March 28, 2017 – 2:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - This is so helpful. I’m just starting reading into working with oils and these tips are really great! I’m pinning for later., Thanks!March 28, 2017 – 6:56 pmReplyCancel

  • Sue Tanya Mchorgh - Thanks for sharing. I have never considered essential oils before but i definitely will..March 29, 2017 – 4:55 amReplyCancel

  • aproverbswife@gmail.com - I love using my oils. I find they work better on my hair and skinMarch 29, 2017 – 10:57 amReplyCancel

  • Rimsha - This is such a lovely list. I have this newfound obsession with essential oils so I LOVE this. Had no idea they could be used in a diffuserMarch 29, 2017 – 1:53 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes I love them as well:) There are so many great ways to receive their benefits!! Just one more thing to love:)March 30, 2017 – 4:48 pmReplyCancel

How to Make the Perfect Daily Health Checklist

Here are some ways to make the perfect daily health checklist for yourself and your family! Staying healthy is a very difficult thing to do. There is so much information out there on how to live a healthy life, and it can seem overwhelming. Here are some simple steps to take to make the perfect daily…

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  • JoJo - I don’t have too much I can do with so many chronic illnesses and after three surgeries so it’s just putting walking on my list. March 21, 2017 – 10:45 amReplyCancel

  • Shan Walker - Wise wise words!  If only I could remember these simple tips every single day!  Thanks for these great reminders.March 21, 2017 – 10:47 amReplyCancel

  • Teri - I’ve never thought of many of these.   I think I’m going to start a health checklist. Water is my most difficult challenge, but seems the easiest place to star.t Thanks!March 21, 2017 – 5:56 pmReplyCancel

  • Christie Anggara - very helpful article, so loveely to read it. Easily to do in day activitythanks so muchMarch 22, 2017 – 5:36 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah - I’ve added that book Failing Forward to my wish list.  This post was unexpected!  I thought I would read a bunch of tips about what you should and shouldn’t put in your daily care.  But this has brought a new perspective to my routines.  Thank you!March 23, 2017 – 12:07 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Glad you enjoyed it! I think it is so important to remember that every body is different so what works for one person might not work for another:) It’s important to figure out what works best for your situation. Thanks for stopping by!March 23, 2017 – 11:09 amReplyCancel

  • Kim - These are excellent tips!  Starting small is so important.  When I try to make too many changes at once, I fail at all of them, but when I start with just 1 or 2 I have a much better chance at turning them into a lasting habit.March 24, 2017 – 12:29 amReplyCancel

  • Brit Strawbridge - This is a great post! something I really need to work on! Thanks for sharing! xxMarch 24, 2017 – 1:43 pmReplyCancel

  • Emily | Crunchy Mama Science - I so relate to the simplicity! It’s what got me going on the natural living in the first place. 🙂March 27, 2017 – 1:20 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah Althouse - I make HUGE green juices because if I’m doing all that cutting I might as well make enough for a few days. Plus, it’s ready to go!March 27, 2017 – 1:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Abbey - I love your advice to start small! I think so many people are unsuccessful because they have big dreams that just aren’t attainable immediately! But if you start small and accomplish the little goals, you will be encouraged to strive for the bigger ones!March 27, 2017 – 3:22 pmReplyCancel

  • Katie - These are great tips! I’m going to have to read that John Maxwell book! I’ve read a few of his others and always really enjoy them!March 27, 2017 – 6:18 pmReplyCancel

How to Make Essential Oil Spray Bottles + Recipes

There are so many different ways to use essential oils! One way that my family and I use them is by creating essential oil spray bottles. They are not only great for having around the house, but also for on the go!  How to Make Essential Oil Spray Bottles:   The first step in creating these…

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  • Sarah Althouse - I’ve had spray bottles sitting in my amazon cart for weeks to make this (and to spray my cat when he scratches the couch but that’s for another time.) Definitely want to make this to spray on my pillow at night!March 8, 2017 – 2:01 pmReplyCancel

  • Marette Flora - I want to make these! So far I have only made a spray for cleaning my yoga mat with tea tree oil. These sound great!March 8, 2017 – 3:15 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - These are great! I love spraying lavender on my pillowcase just before bed!March 8, 2017 – 4:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Abbey - I love essential oils! We diffuse and use roller balls, but I haven’t made any sprays yet! I’ll have to look into this! 🙂March 8, 2017 – 5:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Crystal // Dreams, etc. - I’ve recently gotten into essential oils and would love to make some of my own sprays. I’ll definitely try some of these out!March 8, 2017 – 6:47 pmReplyCancel

  • Tori - I’m just starting with essential oils (and I’m already in love), so I’m definitely saving this! It seems to be perfect for my bag, work or in my car. Thanks!March 8, 2017 – 9:40 pmReplyCancel

  • Tara L - I love the idea of the pillow spray, sounds really interesting. Do you have a recipe for anxiety?March 9, 2017 – 3:15 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - There are a lot of recipes that could help support anxious feelings:) One of my favorite is 10 drops ylang ylang, 10 drops bergamot, and 10 drops lavender!March 21, 2017 – 6:05 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - I haven’t thought of making to-go spray bottles.. Love it! On my to-do list now.. Thanks for sharing!March 9, 2017 – 7:05 pmReplyCancel

  • candy - Haven’t made the spray bottles yet, Like for the different rooms, sleep and purify.  Will have to make these easy enough.March 9, 2017 – 8:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Jewels - Thanks for these recipes! I’m a huge fan of EO. I can’t wait to try these recipes~March 10, 2017 – 12:25 pmReplyCancel

  • Carina - Good idea to use glass spray bottles! I’ve never found sub small ones before. Those are perfect size!March 13, 2017 – 3:17 pmReplyCancel

Top Essential Oil Calming Diffuser Blend for Kids

One of my favorite times in life is when my son is peacefully playing and enjoying life. That is why I love this top essential oil calming diffuser blend for kids! It helps calm my son down when life just doesn’t seem to want to slow down. This essential oil diffuser blend is great to give…

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  • vanessa - I have a diffuser and use essential oils daily. It’s great for using the lavender to put my kids to sleep.February 22, 2017 – 1:04 pmReplyCancel

  • Meredith - Thanks for the tips! I’ve been looking into starting using oils for a while now, and I know for sure, my 5 year old boy could use some calming help at times!February 22, 2017 – 6:17 pmReplyCancel

  • Kristin - Any blend with Vetiver seems to do the trick with me or my kids.  Lavender is always a standby.February 23, 2017 – 3:42 amReplyCancel

  • Brigette Collins - I bet these smell great throughout the house! My cousins use essential oils and they swear by them!February 23, 2017 – 4:12 pmReplyCancel

  • Kim@WildflowerFour - We diffuse EOs all the time.  I love how they have a positive effect on everyone in the room, not just the kiddos!  🙂  Stopping by from the IBN Promo Group.February 23, 2017 – 11:59 pmReplyCancel

  • Shann Eva - Thank you for this. Not only will I be using it at home for my boys, but I would love to use it in my dance classes that I teach when the kids are being wild.February 24, 2017 – 4:23 amReplyCancel

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I am a Certified Essential Oils Coach + Holistic Mama who loves Jesus and lives a natural lifestyle. I have spent the last 9 years of my life researching and learning as much as possible! I teach and empower women to live healthier and toxic free lifestyles using natural solutions like essential oils!

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