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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

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

Spring is right around the corner so I wanted to share my top 5 spring essential oil diffuser recipes with you! Bonus: Free Printable! I love diffusing essential oils because of all the benefits you get with each oil! All you will need is an essential oils diffuser and some essential oils to get started! Springtime:…

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Healthy living is so important for everyone! There is so much information out there on what diet you should eat, how to lose weight, how to have healthy skin, and how our kids should eat. That is why I wanted to compile a list of the 5 best wellness books to read! 5 Best Wellness Books to…

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  • JoJo Tabares - Always looking for natural alternatives. Thanks. March 1, 2017 – 12:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Krish - This is great information, I’m particularly attracted to the essential oils book as I’ve started using some of the oils and I absolutely love it. But I want to know more and buy the right kind of oils so the book will be handy!March 1, 2017 – 7:00 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - That is great you have started on your essential oil journey! They are so helpful and have so many benefits:) Let me know if you ever need anything or have any questions!:)March 2, 2017 – 10:53 amReplyCancel

  • Diana - I’m definitely interested in the essential oils book. I hear so many people talking about them, but it seems like there’s so many oils that do so many different things. March 3, 2017 – 2:29 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes! Essential oils have been a game changer in our house:) They have so many different uses, and I am constantly learning more ways to use them! If you ever want anymore information on essential oils I am an open book! Email me anytime at heysimplyreeni@gmail.com🙂 Have a great rest of your weekend!March 5, 2017 – 5:18 pmReplyCancel

  • Mamaguru - Thank you for this list. I can’t wait to read Eat Dirt. Sounds really good.March 4, 2017 – 2:37 amReplyCancel

  • Lindsay - I’ve heard a couple of these books but I’m adding a few to my MUST HAVE list. Thanks girl. I appreciate it. 🙂
    Have a great weekend hun!March 4, 2017 – 1:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Kristen - I have to read eat dirt! Also putting both essential oil books on my list too!March 6, 2017 – 11:50 amReplyCancel

  • Dave - A great list. I’m going to add Eat Dirt to my list. I’m reading Obstacle is the Way right now as a way to better handle stress. Stress management is an overlooked piece of wellness. It’s one that I’m really trying to focus on as I face a great deal of daily stress as an autism Dad. March 6, 2017 – 12:05 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes! I agree that stress is overlooked! I think Eat Dirt would be a good book to read! I have noticed that the better my “gut” health has become the better able I am to handle certain stresses in my life:)March 6, 2017 – 6:12 pmReplyCancel

There are a lot of people who get the “winter blues.” They are coming to me asking for suggestions on how to get through this time of the year so I wanted to share my Winter Blues Diffuser Blend. The “Winter Blues Diffuser Blend” is made from some of my favorite essential oils. Winter Blues Diffuser…

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  • Rachel - I love the easy pic reference with the the recipe. Definitely loving this blend, thank you! January 23, 2017 – 7:00 pmReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - You’re welcome! 🙂January 24, 2017 – 11:33 amReplyCancel

  • Cait Weingartner - This is such a great idea. I love using natural oils to make my home smell nice while at the same time, lifting my spirits. I also try to avoid the chemicals contained in commercially prepared air fresheners, so this is perfect! I can’t wait to try this!January 24, 2017 – 9:27 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Yes I agree:) I love using natural solutions for my family!January 26, 2017 – 12:09 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - This sounds wonderful! I will definitely be trying it soon!January 24, 2017 – 7:43 pmReplyCancel

One of my favorite ways to cleanse my face is oil cleansing! This video goes over how I oil cleanse my face. It is a great natural way to clean your skin. What do I use to oil cleanse my face with? I oil cleanse my face with coconut oil, but there are many other oils…

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  • kathy - Great!January 13, 2017 – 11:59 pmReplyCancel

What are Essential Oils? Essential oils are organic products extracted from plants. They come directly from nature and are known to have tremendous healing properties. Used for centuries, the most common uses of essential oils are for natural medicine, home cleaning, beauty products, and relaxation. How to Use Essential Oils? The three most common ways to…

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  • Jewels - This was so useful. Just what I need to get jumpstarted on building my EO collectionJanuary 14, 2017 – 3:12 pmReplyCancel

  • Erin | A Welder's Wife - I love using diffusers in my home! They work much better for a  more fragrant result than any candle I have used. I also have some spray bottles for mists, but haven’t taken the time to make any yet. Maybe on my to do list for next week! Thanks for the recommendations!January 15, 2017 – 2:54 amReplyCancel

    • heysimplyreeni@gmail.com - Differs are great! Excited you will start using the spray bottles to create mists! I love creating a lot of different kinds that I use for different occasions. My favorite way to use it is a calming blend I made my son for times when I can’t see to get him to calm down 🙂 Works so well!January 15, 2017 – 7:10 pmReplyCancel

  • Jackie - Love the bracelet and the roller bottles!February 3, 2017 – 12:58 pmReplyCancel

  • Kassandra - This is such a great post! I didn’t even realize there were some of these accessories for essential oils!! February 3, 2017 – 4:35 pmReplyCancel

  • Mariah - Oh my gosh that bracelet is awesome! What a really neat idea!http://moosmusing.comFebruary 3, 2017 – 6:14 pmReplyCancel

  • Patricia @ Grab a Plate - Okay. All of these products are amazing! I’m just getting into essential oils, and I’ve never seen those bracelets before. So great! And love the box to hold all your oils. Thanks so much for sharing!February 4, 2017 – 1:13 amReplyCancel

If you have been introduced to this amazing world of 100% wool dryer balls, then I am excited to be the first one to take you on this journey! In this video I will explain how I use wool dryer balls, and why I first started using them! As you saw in the video, I normally…

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  • The How-to Guru - I miss my dryer balls.  I had some a very long time ago.  I must get another now!  😉
    The How-to GuruFebruary 7, 2017 – 1:55 pmReplyCancel

  • Natalie - I’ve never thought of adding essential oils to the woolen balls…I bet that makes everything smell so amazing and yet with healthy way. Great tip! Thanks for sharing.February 7, 2017 – 3:07 pmReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Dunham - This is so neat! I have seen reusable dryer balls before but never considered them. I love the idea of adding essential oils to them!February 8, 2017 – 8:07 pmReplyCancel

I love the holiday season! It is one of my favorite times of the year. That is why I wanted to share one of my favorite holidays diffuser blend for a Happy Holiday Season! Diffusing essential oils have so many health benefits along with the added benefit of cleansing the air! Not to mention they…

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