As someone who works from home and spends a lot of time in my house — I LOVE receiving clever (and useful) home gifts. If you know someone who recently moved into a new house or someone who appreciates owning one-of-a-kind items… then you’ve come to the right place to find something special for them this year! I own most of these items myself and I know that your friends and family members are going to enjoy them too!
What's that smell?! Got stinky smells in your house? We've got some great ways to get rid of the bad odors that are commonly found inside homes, trash cans, and garages. See the multitude of ways that essential oils can be used to remove odors and make your house smell great -- even fire fragrances for your fireplace, chiminea, or campfire! Plus how to choose the best candles, clever ways to remove common laundry stains & odors, simple ways to kill germs and odor-causing bacteria -- even DIY toilet drops, toilet sprays, and heavy-duty cleaning products you can make yourself.
It wasn’t until I tried a Candleberry candle that I discovered just how ‘average’ most scented candles are! No joke. Candleberry is the only company I’ve found that makes scented candles that truly last… AND the scent fills the entire house!
I’ve used essential oil diffusers for years. I used to use the plastic kind (aka ultrasonic diffusers), but I’ve learned that a nebulizing diffuser is SO much better – because the scent fills the room quickly, you get the benefits of aromatherapy right away, and it looks beautiful! Here’s a point-by-point comparison, and my experience using glass nebulizing diffusers vs. plastic ultrasonic diffusers.
I’m a candle fanatic! In my years of buying candles and making my own, I’ve discovered some secrets for achieving long lasting candles — simple things you can do to make your candles burn longer and cleaner. Plus, see which type of candle wax burns the longest: paraffin wax candles, soy candles, or beeswax candles.
Poo Pouri is a GREAT poop spray! I’ll never buy traditional bathroom sprays again – because it’s so much more effective to use a toilet spray than an aerosol bathroom deodorizer. Here’s how to combine essential oIls & water to make your own homemade Poo Pourri recipe. The original Poopouri before you go toilet spray makes a great gift, but this homemade poo spray is what I keep in each of the bathrooms in my home.
I’ve had a problem with the underarms of my white shirts turning yellow for years. If you want to remove sweat stains naturally, here are 3 things that have worked for me. Also, I’ve found 2 great ways to prevent sweat stains in the first place!
Yes, you can find cheap essential oils that are 100% pure. Here’s a list of the best essential oils to buy when you’re on a budget – based on cost per drop.
I only burn soy candles exclusively now. Here are some of the reasons why people prefer soy candles over regular candles which are made of paraffin. Soy wax candles are so much healthier and cleaner, to say the least.
There are all sorts of things you can burn in your chiminea or fireplace that will give off wonderful aromas. And the best part: many of them are items you can find right in your home or in your backyard! Here’s how to make your own fire fragrance for your fireplace or chiminea.
Here are some ways you can go the extra mile to make your yard sale different from everyone else’s. Plus, these things will probably boost your sales too. Yard sale shoppers appreciate these special touches…
By adding two or more Essential Oils together, you increase their effect considerably. For example, if Lavender and Chamomile are both good for anti-inflammatory purposes, then by combining them, their effect will be even greater together as an anti-inflammatory than either of them used alone. Here’s what I’ve learned about combining — blending — Essential Oils… specifically, how many drops should be used for various purposes.
Essential oil diffusers are an excellent way to freshen the air in a room while creating a welcoming atmosphere — without the use of any artificial chemicals. Here are a wide variety of diffusers for use in Aromatherapy…
Ever wonder exactly how many drops of Essential Oil you should use? Here are some of the best (and most popular) ways to enjoy the benefits of Aromatherapy — from basic inhalation methods and vapor mists to personal ointments and air fresheners.
For Aromatherapy purposes, whenever you’re applying Essential Oils to the skin — either in a blend, or individually — you’ll need a base oil to serve as a ‘carrier oil’. Here are the best Carrier Oils to consider…
Ever wonder what some peoples’ Essential Oil collection looks like? For the record, I’m FAR from an expert on this topic. I’ve just dabbled in aromatherapy for the past 8 years now. In that time, I’ve discovered my favorites. And they seem to coincide with the lists of ‘most popular’ Essential Oils these days. Here’s what my Essential Oil collection looks like…
Here’s a fun use for all of those perfume strips found in womens magazines…
I’ve used Essential Oils for years for their aromatherapy properties. Here are the basics of aromatherapy…
All about my favorite house cleaning products: the Bissell Pro-heat steam cleaner, the Oreck vacuum cleaner, Tech stain remover, and Air Delights air deoderizers.