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Essential oils have completely changed my family’s life. It’s amazing all the benefits they offer. Here are the 5 best essential oil books to read! 5 Best Essential Oil Books to Read I own each of these essential oil books on this list, and I have personally benefited from each one. It is important, especially…

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Essential oils play a huge role in helping to support your health. My family and I use them daily since they can be used a variety of different ways. Here are the top 5 essential oils everyone should have! Essential oils are a great natural solution to have in your home remedies toolkit. Not only…

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  • Yaritza - Thank God i found this great info on oils i will be ordering today. I been looking all over in the internet and it was like you weee speaking to me personally.June 28, 2017 – 6:47 pmReplyCancel

    • Simply Reeni - Yay! I am excited for you to start your journey!! They have helped my family and I so much throughout the years! Let me know what you think once you get them!June 29, 2017 – 10:51 amReplyCancel

  • Moe - Great article. I totally agree with these too 5! June 28, 2017 – 11:57 pmReplyCancel

  • Kate | The Organized Dream - Great list! I am going to pin this for later. A friend of mine knows someone who sells essential oils and I’ve been wondering which ones to get.June 29, 2017 – 11:10 amReplyCancel

    • Simply Reeni - Thanks! Let me know if you have any questions! They have completely changed my life!June 30, 2017 – 8:36 pmReplyCancel

  • Wendy Neal - I love lavender and peppermint! I use them almost daily. I haven’t tried frankincense but it looks like it has some great uses too.June 29, 2017 – 1:19 pmReplyCancel

  • Julie - So glad to find this post on essential oils. I’ve been intrigued by them but knew nothing. Thanks!June 30, 2017 – 12:28 pmReplyCancel

Family time is an important part of our lives. With everyone’s busy schedules, it’s important that we create some fun and joyful memories when we are able to spend time together as a family! To help cherish those times together, here is a joyful family diffuser blend! Joyful Family Diffuser Blend Recipe: 2 Drops Grapefruit Helps…

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

Lavender essential oil has been used for over 2,500 years and is one of the most popular essential oils. Its popularity is due to its many beneficial uses! Here are the top 15 lavender essential oil uses!   Top 15 Lavender Essential Oil Uses: 1. Nighttime Support- There are so many great ways to use…

Bentonite Clay is used to help cleanse and heal the body. It offers so many health benefits and is a great, inexpensive way to help detox the body. Here are 5 simple ways to use bentonite clay for a healthier home! 5 Simple Ways to Use Bentonite Clay 1. Detox Face Mask- I like to get…

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  • Sarah Althouse - I’ve had Bentonite clay sitting in my amazon cart for months. It’s time to get me some!May 30, 2017 – 5:27 pmReplyCancel

  • Lauren - I love bentonite clay! I’ve never thought of using it for baby powder. Great idea!May 31, 2017 – 4:03 amReplyCancel

  • Caroline - I have benonite clay at home and have used it as a mask and teeth whitener but I didn’t know about the skin irritations solution. My kids get bit up all summer and I will use this to smooth any bug bites. Good to know!!June 1, 2017 – 3:32 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - I am so glad that you already use bentonite clay! Such a great natural solution!! Yes we will probably be using it a lot this summer for that as well!June 1, 2017 – 12:42 pmReplyCancel

  • Marinka - This was absolutely new information for me! Thank you so much for new inspiration in skin care <3marinkaessel.com/blogJune 1, 2017 – 11:21 amReplyCancel

  • Wendy Neal - I knew about most of these uses for bentonite clay, but didn’t realize you could use it as a baby powder. Wish I would have know this when my kids were small 🙂June 1, 2017 – 1:40 pmReplyCancel

  • Julie - This is fascinating! I’ve never heard of bentonite clay but love these ideas for its use.. I may have to check it out!June 1, 2017 – 3:32 pmReplyCancel

    • Simply Reeni - You should try it! I definitely love that it’s natural + inexpensive + it works! 🙂June 1, 2017 – 6:27 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - These are great ideas! I recently tried bentonite clay in a homemade face mask and it was wonderful!June 1, 2017 – 4:35 pmReplyCancel

Frankincense essential oil is one of my favorite essential oils because it has so many uses and benefits. In this post, I will go over 5 amazing benefits of Frankincense essential oil! 5 Amazing Benefits of Frankincense Essential Oil: 1. It induces feelings of peace, satisfaction, and overall wellness. This is a great essential oil…

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  • Sarah @MyNaturalBabyBirth - I learned from Dr. Axe that frankincense helps thyroid function.  Apparently I have thyroid issues, so I run a few drops of frankincense oil on my thyroid and throat a few times a week.  I think I’ve seen some improvement in how I feel and less fatigue.  But I wanted to try using it for relaxation and sleep since I’ve only used lavender for that.  Thanks!May 9, 2017 – 2:49 pmReplyCancel

It is amazing to me how many toxins and chemicals are out there. They are in things that I never would have thought about before. Since they are so prevalent, I wanted to share my 3 simple tips on living toxic-free! Before I begin with my list I do want to remind you that nothing in…

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  • Emily - Great tips!! I will definitely be looking into your essential oils resources!April 18, 2017 – 4:01 pmReplyCancel

  • Sarah Althouse - I am just finishing up the rest of my toxic cleaners (but have bought organic “clean” brands to replace them) but otherwise..doing pretty well removing all the chemicals from my home!April 19, 2017 – 12:46 pmReplyCancel

I love creating easy + natural recipes to use in my life. I wanted to share my diy natural dry shampoo recipe that I absolutely love to use, and it is so simple to make!   It’s only 2 or 3 ingredients and you will use a makeup brush for easy application. The first thing you will need…

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  • JoJo Tabares - I’ve seen these commercials and thought it a great idea, but never looked for them in the store. Thought they must be expensive. Great idea!April 4, 2017 – 11:13 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes! I used to buy them from the store, but love this recipe more plus I don’t have to worry about any chemicals 🙂 Thanks!April 4, 2017 – 5:19 pmReplyCancel

  • jessica - i love DIY projects and i LOVE dry shampoo….can’t wait to try this and thanks for sharing! April 4, 2017 – 1:34 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - This sounds like a great product that I will have to try! I bet it smells lovely 🙂April 4, 2017 – 6:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Emily - Ok, I use. a TON of dry shampoo, so I just might have to try this. Seems a lot safer than whatever is in those cans of dry shampoo!April 4, 2017 – 11:06 pmReplyCancel

  • Cait Weingartner - I love how you’ve created a dry shampoo without all the chemicals found in the commercially prepared products. I’m sure the lavender essential oil must make your hair smell wonderful. I’m looking forward to trying this soon!April 5, 2017 – 6:54 amReplyCancel

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I am a Natural Living, Jesus Loving, and Holistic Mama. I have spent the last 9 years of my life researching and learning as much about natural living as possible! I am a graduate of Dr. Axe's Institute of Nutritional Leadership. Since having my son two years ago, I have a desire to share and help others!

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