A question I get asked a lot is how to use essential oils to create toxic-free and inexpensive products for your home. That is why I decided to share my DIY Toxic-Free Foaming Hand Soap Recipe! I have tried a lot of recipes, and I love this one the most by far! I hope you enjoy it…

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This peaceful essential oil diffuser blend is one I use a lot in the evenings to help my family unwind from the day. I love that it not only helps support my family’s mood, but it has great health benefits for them too! Diffusing essential oils is one of the most popular ways to use…

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  • Lacee - I’ve bought about giving the oil diffusers a try. Maybe I will look into it this summer! 🙂May 17, 2017 – 1:39 pmReplyCancel

  • Megan - This blend looks excellent. I love anything with lavender. Going to try this before bed tonight. Great post! May 17, 2017 – 2:09 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’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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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

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

This is one of my favorite joyful essential oil diffuser blend recipes! These three essential oils help to create an uplifting and joyful atmosphere. Diffusing essential oils is one of the most popular ways to use them, and it is one way to help receive all the benefits they have to offer. There are so many great…

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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

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

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

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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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