DIY Calming Lavender Pillow Spray

Moms, the day that’s all about you is almost here—Mother’s Day! With everything you do as a super mom, you’ve earned a day of “R & R.”

The trouble with a lot of the “Sleep Help” products and recipes out there is that they are full of fillers or chemicals you might not want on your pillow while you sleep at night!

Thankfully, you can make it a day to rest easy with this DIY Calming Lavender Pillow Spray. My husband actually made this with my girls as a surprise and I loved how it helped me relax at bed time! read more

Comforting Essential Oil Shower Soother

If you struggle with allergies or general congestion (especially this time of year) I have something you may want to try!

Shower Soothers are designed to help you relax in the shower as well as assist with your congestion, you get out feeling even more refreshed and ready to roll!

I decided that an straight essential oil soother would be the way to go, and I’m super pleased with how they turned out!

Here’s all you need to make your own DIY Essential Oil Shower Soothers!

Essential Oil Shower Soother

Ingredients read more

DIY Holiday Coffee Sugar Scrub

The holidays are here! Which means a great opportunity for some homemade gift ideas to share or just to treat yourself!

This season also means drier air which means we can’t ignore our skin –

I love making these homemade sugar scrubs because they are so fun and easy too – Plus, this is the perfect way for me to keep my skin healthy all through the winter.

Watch How to Make DIY Holiday Coffee Sugar Scrub

Ingredients

1/2 cup of coconut oil

1 cup of ground coffee

3 tablespoons of sugar

10 drops of Defend

Directions

Mix all ingredients in glass bowl and store in container with lid. read more

LIVE Video Gear to Get More Views

If you have been following me for anytime at all, you know that I LOVE working from home – and I love teaching other moms how to build their at home business so they can bring in extra money without having to spend more time away from their family.

Just a few years ago, I was a mom with 2 kids under 3 running around (or scooting around) my feet… and everything was great! Except it wasn’t.

I had previously been a speech therapist working full time at a nursing home, and I knew I didn’t want to go back to work. I wanted to be home! Each year, our home budget kept getting tighter and tighter. I knew I had to find a way to start working from home… but I didn’t even know where to start! read more

DIY: Holiday Scented Pinecones

The best thing about fall is the holiday scents… what am I saying? The best thing about fall is EVERYTHING!! 

 

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But mama can’t be simmering a pot of apple cider on the stove every day, amiright?

and I don’t love burning candles… fires and kids sort of make me visualize this happening in my house:

 

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Plus, you really don’t know what you are breathing in when you burn a conventional candle. Most are filled with artificial scents – and I’m just not sure I want to be breathing that in all day. read more

Four “No Carve” Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

It’s Fall Ya’ll! 

And that means it is time for all your fall bucket list ideas!

Our Fall Bucket List includes:

Leaf Scavenger Hunts

Making Wassail

Baking yummy Pumpkin Treats

Visiting the Pumpkin Patch

and Decorating Pumpkins!! 

Traditionally, most people CARVE their pumpkins.

However, when you carve a pumpkin there are some downsides…

When you carve it, it may ROT!

No one wants a stinky pumpkin rotting on their front porch! There are a few tips to help your pumpkin last longer – Click here to check them out!

Knives are scary

I’m a mom… and my internal safety alarm goes off randomly. When big sharp knives are involved I always have this BIG flashing red light go off in my head. DANGER! DANGER! read more

Melted Crayon Halloween Pumpkin

‘Tis the season for all Fall Crafts! 

And of course when the leaves start dropping… It’s Pumpkin Time! 

I personally love finding cute ways to decorate pumpkins that don’t involve carving… 

When you carve a pumpkin, it gets MESSY – Plus I just get nervous with the kids around sharp objects lol.

This is a SUPER cute idea that will give you a unique pumpkin + PLUS use all those broken crayons you have laying around your craft room.

If you want a HACK to help your pumpkin stay cute all season long, check out three tips to help your pumpkin last. read more

DIY Ring Light

If you don’t follow me yet on Facebook (or YouTube) – You totally should! 

But if you don’t follow me, you may not know that I make a lot of videos! I love showing up on video giving tips and helping people…. surprising because I’m an introvert (I know I surprise myself sometimes!)

I do demos, book reviews, teaching, helpful videos….

But if no one can see you – what is the point, right? 

In Steps in the DIY Ring Light 

– Go from Dark & Blah to Bright & Fabulous 
– Less than $30 to make 
– Show up and Actually Be Seen  read more

Essential Oil Bathtub Crayons

When a rainy day strikes, bring the fun inside with bathtub crayons. Add a little Essential Oil for play time that can be as calming or energizing as Mom wants!

The girls have really enjoyed these, and sometimes it’s nice to have something that can be messy in a controlled way!

What You’ll Need:

• 1 bar Unscented Castile Soap (grated)

• 2 Tbs. hot water

• Natural food coloring (I like this one myself)

• Small ice cube tray, silicone mold, or cookie cutters on a baking sheet

• Small mixing bowls read more

DIY Pom Pom Rug

 How to Make: Pom Pom Rug 

We are back to school! I don’t know about your kids, but mine LOVE doing crafts together.

I had some yarn left over from when I was trying to learn to crochet. The girls had this great idea to make a rug out of yarn Pom Poms {How fun!!}

I said – Let’s do this! It was super easy and fun for the whole family!! You can pick whatever colors you want to use too

Share with a friend someone who needs to make this!

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