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Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils {Review}

You probably know someone or you may be even that someone who is into essentials oils.  I have something for you!  I came across a great book to review from Ulysses Press called Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential oils.   Who is Dr.Mariza Snyder? Dr. Mariza Snyder is a passionate functional wellness practitioner and public speaker, committed to inspiring people to live a healthy…

Orange wheels for the tree!

I never thought of dried oranges for the tree or Christmas decor since I saw it on a lovely Instagram feed that featured adorable twins living somewhere in Sweden I think, or Germany.  Being of German descent along with Polish and Ukrainian I loved reading that before ornaments were a ‘thing’, that back in Germany, families used dry fruit and other things to decorate.  Wouldn&#8217…

Build your own Chocolate House this Yule!

Sure, sure, you can build a premade gingerbread house and to be honest I found they didn’t turn out to be as good as I thought it’d be and I’d rather make it from scratch. Especially the icing.  BUT, what about chocolate? The possibilities are endless and delicious.  I just think of the chocolates I love.  Like Milka and Purdy&#8217…

Cleaning your oven with baking soda!

The other day I had a dish break in my oven.  I couldn’t figure out why it smelled like something was burning? I mean, I was just cooking a chicken leg!  When I opened the oven to pull it out I saw that my dish had broken in half.  In half!  I guess it went from hot to cool to hot and reacted? &nbsp…

Lavender & Coconut Oil DIY Scrub! #100usesforTP

This is something nice to whip up. I hope you like my Lavender & Coconut Oil DIY Scrub.  Do you have coconut oil at home?  Of course you can use whatever essential oils you like but for this I used Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea Tree.  All from our friends at Thursday Plantation which recently added two new essential oils to the line.  Lavender and Eucalyptus…