This is so cool. Turn your essential oil bottle into a spray! Use neat or use your empty bottles for blends of your own. Add a carrier oil or water for dilution. So many possibilities. Contact me to get yours for $1.
Here is a handy little trick to make your holiday greeting cards and wrapping paper even more memorable..
In a 2 ml dark glass vial or bottle, add the following:
-10 drops Orange
-5 drops Ginger
-8 drops Cinnamon
-1 drop Clove
Put 1-3 drops of the blend onto a cotton ball. The intent is to lightly fragrance the cards. Using too much essential oil can potentially cause the cards to have an intense aroma that some recipients may not appreciate. Put up to 15 cards and the cotton ball in a large ziplock bag, seal, and let it sit for at least 24 hours.
This might sound like a crazy idea, but I guarantee that the recipients of your presents/cards will never forget the moment they received this wonderful treat.
Happy Holidays to you and your family
I want to spice up your holiday season a bit with a wonderful diffuser blend that is filled with character and will create a ton of memories. Feel free to play with the recommended amounts of each oil below so that it is the perfect experience for you, but definitely give this one a shot because it is unforgettable!
Spicy and Sweet Holiday Season Diffuser Blend
-5 drops Frankincense essential oil
-5 drops Myrrh essential oil
-5 drops Cedarwood essential oil
-5-10 drops Wild Orange essential oil
If you have sticker residue after removing a price tag, try Wild Orange or Lemon Essential to remove it. This book was really old and had remnants from an old sticker. It wasn't gooey, it was hard and really stuck on. I was damaging the book trying to remove it with my fingernails. I tried Wild Orange oil, and voila! In less than a minute I had removed all the residue with just a paper towel.
Okay, this recipe might sound a bit crazy, but I can assure you that it is out of this world, healthy, and it will be talked about all holiday season once you prepare it!
I found the recipe at http://bit.ly/2feGMrm and it is called, “Peppermint Black Bean Brownies.”
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 large eggs
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup honey
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
4 drops Peppermint essential oil
3/4 cup chocolate chips, divided
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
-Place all ingredients, except for chocolate chips, in blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
-Pour batter into large bowl and stir in ½ cup chocolate chips.
-Pour into greased 8x8-inch pan and top with ¼ cup chocolate chips.
-Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
You can’t get enough pumpkin during the holiday season which is why I am including this Mini Pumpkin Pie recipe in our survival kit which can be found here: http://bit.ly/2eZGkrV
2 cups pureed pumpkin
1 large egg
1/4 cup egg whites
1/2 cup milk of choice
3 tsp melted butter or coconut oil
1/3 cup brown sugar or honey
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 drops Clove essential oil
2 drops Ginger essential oil
3 drops Cassia or Cinnamon essential oil
1 uncooked pie crust
*makes enough for 12 mini pies or 1 medium sized pie
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
-Take pie crust and cut out circles to fit inside greased muffin tin. Don't roll the dough out too thin or else the pie will fall apart after its cooked.
-In a blender or food processor, blend all ingredients until smooth.
-Evenly divide the pie filling into pie crust.
-Bake for 30-45 minutes or until crust lightly browns and when a toothpick inserted into the pies come out clean.
-Let sit for 10 minutes, or until cool. Gently remove from pan and refrigerate.
The holidays always motivate me to create an environment that engages all of the senses. This is why having a fire place lit with burning wood is so warm on many levels as it creates the ambience of safety and security.
One way to take this experience to the next level is with a really special diffuser blend that I call “Cozy Up By the Fire” and it consists of the following…
-3 drop clove
-3 drops wild orange
-2 drops black pepper
Meaningful and healthy holiday gifts are often difficult to come by and represent a drain on your bank account, plus the time to even find the “perfect present.”
This is why I always look for DIY creations that offer multiple levels of value and creating Essential Oil Moisturizing Lotion Bars are the perfect gift.
They feel great...
They smell great…
They perform wonders…
And everyone loves the ability to use this product over time.
A great recipe, which is also easy and inexpensive is the following:
-⅔ cup beeswax
-½ cup coconut oil
-½ cup cocoa butter
-1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
-15 drops of essential oil
-Add all ingredients (minus the essential oils) into a large glass jar and place the jar in a saucepan with 1.5 inches of boiling water.
-Make sure to stir all of the ingredients until they are completely combined and melted and then remove from heat and rest for 3 minutes.
-Add essential oils and stir until everything is mixed together and then pour into a silicone mold. Let them cool and then you can pop them out of the mold and wrap them in plastic wrap or fun paper.
When trying to figure out which essential oils to use, I recommend considering peppermint, lavender, or even grapefruit.
I have been getting a TON of requests for diffuser blends that are perfect for this very special time of year. Checkout the ...
This is the time of year when we should dig deep into everything we are grateful for and then express these sentiments to the people in our lives.
Our family - friends - children - parents - colleagues - you name it! There is so much to be grateful for and this diffusing blend is the perfect companion as you go through this process.
-4 drops of wild orange
-2 drops of clove
-1 drop of cinnamon bark
-2 drops lemon
One of the best holiday gifts is perfume and/or cologne, but the challenge is that most of the items available for sale are ridden with chemicals. But there are alternatives that are safe, effective, and create mesmerizing odors when you make these products for yourself.
Over the next few days I am going to post a few of my favorites….
Let’s start with a cologne for all of the men out there who want to remain toxic-free AND smell great!
Here is a recipe for an Earthy Spice scent that is out of this world! (10 ml roll-on).
-10 drops Clove essential oil
-20 drops White Fir essential oil
-40 drops Bergamot essential oil
-5 drops Lemon essential oil
-Fill the remainder of the 10ml bottle with fractionated coconut oil
*if your man has sensitive skin, be sure to cut the drops of oil in half and use more fractionated coconut oil. *Be careful in the sun as well as citrus oils can cause photosensitivity.
The continued many uses...
Let me know your ideas. The uses of Essential Oils are endless.