Category: DIY/Recipes

  • Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Make Your Own Lotion Bars

    Butter Bar vs. Lotion Bar? Do you find it ironic how “lotion bars” have nothing to do with lotion? By […]

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  • Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Glossy Vegan Lip Balm

    Breaking Through the Coconut Oil Barrier I ran out of my last stash of home-made lip balm the other day, […]

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  • DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    DIY Aromatherapy Shower Tablets

    Shower tablets are an easy and economical way to bring aromatherapy to your shower experience. Making your own aromatherapy shower tablets doesn’t have to be expensive, difficult or contain complicated ingredients. After being baffled about the cost and ingredients of “aromatherapy shower tablets” I nosed (pun intended!) and played around with basic recipes. Here’s what I found that is economical, easy and fun…

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  • DIY Aromatic Deodorant

    DIY Aromatic Deodorant

    Complicated Ingredients Not Needed Have you thought about swapping out store-bought deodorant or anti-perspirant for something simpler but are unsure […]

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  • Root Chakra Rituals

    Root Chakra Rituals

    Have you ever felt “out of sorts,” like you’re “living in your head,” “ungrounded” or tightly clenching to concepts, ideas […]

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  • Aromatherapy For Transformation

    Aromatherapy For Transformation

    Change. There are times it comes with warning. Other times with a sudden breathless strike. Regardless, how do we cope with the aftermath? Symbols may help us articulate and see. Tools such as Aromatherapy may help us manage how we cope with change and associated stress. This article explores these themes and offers aromatherapy blending ideas and usage applications to help integrate change and possibly see the beauty in the fleeting.

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  • Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary Essential Oil

    Rosemary has been recognized as a powerfully cleansing and regenerative herb for centuries. But Rosemary goes deeper than that by stirring the heart’s soul and more. Spend a few minutes getting to know Rosemary the plant and the essential oil including recipes and an episode of “Plant Talk” where I’m distilling rosemary leaves!

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  • No Poo Shampoo The Clay Way

    No Poo Shampoo The Clay Way

    Have you tried the “No Poo” method of hair washing but found it’s not quite working for you? Fear not! Options like clay and simple plant based preparations such as infusions and hydrosols may be what you have been looking for.

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  • A Haiku: Laughing With Yarrow

    A Haiku: Laughing With Yarrow

    Yarrow, the plant of “thousands of leaves” may bring an element of healing and protection to your life. This post includes an aromatherapy blend for a mood mist.

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  • Plant Talk: German Chamomile

    Plant Talk: German Chamomile

    German chamomile essential oil is distilled from the flowers of Matricaria recutita and often grown and distilled for its essential […]

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